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The Greatest Bed-Time Stories - Fascinating Tales of Magic Fairies & Animal Tales (Peter Rabbit The Wizard of Oz Uncle Wiggily…) - cover

The Greatest Bed-Time Stories - Fascinating Tales of Magic Fairies & Animal Tales (Peter Rabbit The Wizard of Oz Uncle Wiggily…)

Lewis Carroll, Louisa May Alcott, Oscar Wilde, L. Frank Baum, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Hans Christian Andersen, Anna Sewell, Andrew Lang, George MacDonald, John Ruskin, E.T.A. Hoffmann, Mary Louisa Molesworth, Rudyard Kipling, J. M. Barrie, Hugh Lofting, Thornton Burgess, Brothers Grimm, Margery Williams, Laura Lee Hope, Johnny Gruelle, R. Nisbet Bain, Beatrix Potter, Evelyn Sharp, Maurice Maeterlinck, Carl Sandburg, Marion St. John Webb, Valery Carrick, W. R. S. Ralston, Arthur Ransome, Howard R. Garis, Jack London, Georgette Leblanc, Vishnu Sharma, Aesop

Publisher: Good Press

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The Greatest Bed-Time Stories anthology curates a magical compendium of tales that traverse the vivid spectrums of fantasy, adventure, and whimsy. Within its pages lie a rich tapestry of literary styles, ranging from fairy tales and fables to animal adventures and fantasy epics, embodying the very essence of what it means to journey into realms beyond our imagining. This collection stands as a testament to the timeless allure of bedtime storytelling, showcasing seminal works that have captivated readers of all ages, drawn from a pantheon of influential authors whose narratives have become cornerstones of children's literature. The assortment of stories, while diverse, coalesces around the central theme of wonder and the importance of dreams, laying bare the infinite possibilities afforded by the imagination. The contributing authors and editors, a venerable whos who of literary giants from the 19th and early 20th centuries, including Lewis Carroll, Hans Christian Andersen, and Beatrix Potter among others, bring a remarkable depth of creative talent and philosophical insight to the collection. Their works, each a reflection of the socio-cultural and historical milieus from which they emerged, collectively encapsulate a golden era of storytelling. These stories, beyond their surface entertainment value, delve into the intricacies of moral lessons, societal norms, and the human condition, offering a window into the historical and cultural landscapes of their time. This ensemble of voices, with their unique stylistic signatures and thematic explorations, creates a rich mosaic that is both educational and inspirational. The Greatest Bed-Time Stories is not merely a collection to be read; it is an journey to be experienced, inviting readers to immerse themselves in the wonderment of storytelling. It presents a unique opportunity to explore the breadth and depth of narrative innovation across generations, making it an indispensable addition to the libraries of young readers, educators, and anyone with an interest in the art of storytelling. Through these pages, readers are offered a gateway into understanding the universal power of stories to connect us across time and space, fostering a deeper appreciation for the craft of storytelling and the enduring legacy of its practitioners.
Available since: 12/17/2023.
Print length: 10704 pages.

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