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The Wonderful Land of Bed-Time Stories - Fascinating Tales of Magic Fairies & Animal Tales (Peter Rabbit The Wizard of Oz Uncle Wiggily's Adventures…) - cover

The Wonderful Land of Bed-Time Stories - Fascinating Tales of Magic Fairies & Animal Tales (Peter Rabbit The Wizard of Oz Uncle Wiggily's Adventures…)

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: DigiCat

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Summary

The Wonderful Land of Bed-Time Stories is an anthology that weaves together a rich tapestry of tales from a bevy of illustrious authors, embracing a wide array of literary styles from fairy tales to animal stories, and classic children's literature. With contributions from the minds behind Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, The Importance of Being Earnest, Treasure Island, and many more, this collection stands as a testament to the diversity and significance of storytelling across generations and cultures. Highlighted within are narratives that have shaped the contours of childhood imagination, each story a gem contributing to the overarching themes of adventure, morality, and the nuances of human (and animal) emotion. The remarkable variety within this compendium ensures the presence of a magical story for every reader. The contributing authors and editors, ranging from Lewis Carroll to Hans Christian Andersen, and including figures like Beatrix Potter and Rudyard Kipling, offer an anthology that spans the breadth of the 19th and early 20th centuries, encapsulating pivotal moments in literature. These writers, many of whom were pioneers in their respective genres, collectively represent a historical and cultural mosaic that enriched the literary landscape of their time. Their backgrounds, from varying corners of the world, provide a multifaceted exploration of societal norms, triumphs, and struggles through the lens of fantastical and heartwarming tales. The Wonderful Land of Bed-Time Stories is an indispensable collection for those who wish to delve into the world of literature that has charmed and educated generations. It offers readers the unique opportunity to traverse the myriad landscapes fashioned by these master storytellers. This anthology is more than a journey through the annals of literary history; it is a voyage that spans the spectrum of human emotion and the complexities of the world through the simplicity of children's stories. Ideal for scholars, educators, and anyone with a keen interest in the evolution of story-telling, this book illuminates the power of literature to transcend time, teaching timeless morals and showcasing the art of narrative in its most enchanting forms.
Available since: 11/16/2023.
Print length: 10704 pages.

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