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The Greatest Classics for Children in One Volume - 1400+ Novels Stories Tales of Magic Adventure Fairytales & Legends - cover

The Greatest Classics for Children in One Volume - 1400+ Novels Stories Tales of Magic Adventure Fairytales & Legends

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, 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 Classics for Children in One Volume presents an unrivaled collection that traverses the realms of fantasy, adventure, and moral fables, embracing a wide spectrum of literary styles. This anthology brings together the timeless works of some of the most beloved authors in children's literature, offering readers a rich tapestry of narratives that have shaped and enriched the literary landscape for generations. The diverse array of stories, from the whimsical lands of Lewis Carroll to the rugged adventures by Jack London, and the magical realms of George MacDonald, underscores the anthology's capacity to cultivate imagination and ethical reflection through literature. The inclusion of fables by Aesop, alongside tales of valor and perseverance by authors such as Johanna Spyri, embeds universal values and lessons within its pages, making it a compendium of not just stories, but life's lessons transposed onto the written word. The contributing authors and editors, hailing from various cultural and historical contexts, collectively underscore the anthologys thematic richness and literary diversity. Each author, with their unique voice and perspective, contributes to the anthology's overarching objective: to enchant, educate, and inspire young minds. Figures like Mark Twain and Oscar Wilde, with their incisive wit and profound moral insights, alongside visionaries like Jules Verne and H.G. Wells, pioneer readers through imaginative journeys and technological marvels, reflecting the transformative power of literature. This collection not only serves as a testament to the enduring legacy of these authors but also emphasizes the role of children's literature in fostering creativity, empathy, and intellectual curiosity across generations. This anthology is recommended for anyone interested in exploring the vast landscapes of human experience and imagination through the lens of children's literature. The Greatest Classics for Children in One Volume is not merely a collection of stories; it is a gateway to worlds of wonder, challenge, and discovery. It offers a unique opportunity to engage with the diverse themes and myriad voices that have shaped childrens literature and, by extension, the cultural and moral fiber of societies across time. Readers, educators, and scholars alike will find this volume to be an invaluable resource for both enjoyment and study, inviting a deeper appreciation for the art of storytelling and its capacity to inform, delight, and transform.
Available since: 12/17/2023.
Print length: 15558 pages.

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