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The Greatest Children's Classics of All Time - Over 1400 Novels & Stories in One Volume - cover

The Greatest Children's Classics of All Time - Over 1400 Novels & Stories in One Volume

Lewis Carroll, Mark Twain, Louisa May Alcott, Oscar Wilde, Jonathan Swift, Daniel Defoe, L. Frank Baum, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Hans Christian Andersen, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Anna Sewell, Andrew Lang, Eleanor H. Porter, George MacDonald, E. Nesbit, Johanna Spyri, Kate Douglas Wiggin, John Ruskin, Howard Pyle, Thomas Bailey Aldrich, Susan Coolidge, Mary Lamb, Charles Lamb, E.T.A. Hoffmann, Emerson Hough, Mary Louisa Molesworth, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Rudyard Kipling, J. M. Barrie, Hugh Lofting, Kenneth Grahame, Thornton Burgess, John Meade Falkner, Carlo Collodi, Brothers Grimm, Margery Williams, Johnny Gruelle, Gertrude Chandler Warner, Beatrix Potter, Evelyn Sharp, Maurice Maeterlinck, Carl Sandburg, E. Boyd Smith, Eva March Tappan, Marion St. John Webb, W. R. S. Ralston, Arthur Ransome, R. L. Stevenson, Ruth Stiles Gannett, Jennie Hall, Howard R. Garis, Dorothy Canfield, Jack London, Jules Verne, Miguel Cervantes, Georgette Leblanc, George Haven Putnam, Vishnu Sharma, Aesop

Publisher: Good Press

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Summary

The Greatest Children's Classics of All Time is a testament to the enduring appeal and diversity of children's literature. Spanning centuries and encompassing a plethora of stylesfrom the whimsical enchantments of fairy tales to the daring adventures of explorersthis collection showcases the rich tapestry of stories that have captivated young readers around the globe. It highlights not only the individual masterpieces within its pages but also the broad spectrum of themes such as courage, friendship, and the triumph of good over evil, underscoring the universal values that connect us all. The eclectic mix of authors, ranging from beloved storytellers like Lewis Carroll and Jules Verne to insightful moralists like Aesop and Hans Christian Andersen, ensures a varied reading experience that has something to offer every reader. The contributing authors and editors, hailing from diverse cultural and historical contexts, bring together an anthology that reflects the multifaceted nature of children's literature. These writers, with their unique voices and perspectives, emerge from a multitude of literary movements, including Romanticism, Victorianism, and the Golden Age of Children's Literature, creating a mosaic of narrative techniques and storytelling traditions. Their collective works, celebrated for fueling the imagination and nurturing the spirit, allow readers to embark on a journey through time and space, exploring distant lands and moral landscapes. This anthology is an essential addition to any library, offering readers the unparalleled opportunity to explore the wonders of classic children's literature in a single volume. It not only serves as a gateway to the past, allowing one to relive the magic and adventure that has enthralled children for generations, but also offers a cross-section of cultural values and lessons that remain relevant today. For educators, scholars, and young readers alike, The Greatest Children's Classics of All Time opens the door to a world of intellectual insight and fantastical escapades, inviting a new generation to engage in a dialogue with these timeless tales.
Available since: 12/27/2023.
Print length: 15557 pages.

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