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Classic Tales And Fables For Children

Author : graf Leo Tolstoy
ISBN : 9781615923250
Genre : Fiction
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Renowned Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy had an abiding interest in children and in children's literature. At the age of twenty-one, he started a school for peasant children on his family's estate, and after returning from a stint in the military, he founded another, experimental school with the motto, Come when you like, leave when you like.Fascinated by the simple charm and the fresh innocence with which the children of his schools told stories, several years later, when Tolstoy began writing about his own childhood, he emulated the uncomplicated narrative style and disarming directness of the tales told by the children of his acquaintance. After completing War and Peace, he incorporated these stories in a series of easy readers, and continued to work on them even while writing Anna Karenina. Known as The ABC Book (Azbuka) and subsequently The New ABC Book (Novy Azbuka), these marvelous readers were widely adopted in Russia and were still in use in the Soviet era.The tales and fables in this volume come mainly from these two well-loved primers. Part I consists of stories about his own childhood, all told with beautiful simplicity. Part II contains Tolstoy's free adaptations of fables from Aesop and from Hindu tradition. Part III is devoted solely to his longest and most famous children's work, the fairy tale Ivan the Fool and His Two Brothers.Never patronizing and often humorous, these small gems reveal Tolstoy's deep appreciation for and understanding of children's artistic and moral sensibilities.

Children S Classic Stories

Author : Belinda (editor) Gallagher
ISBN : 9781842363843
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Children's Classic Stories is a timeless collection of fairytales, fables and folktales. Many you will know by heart, others you will be familiar with and some will be new to you. Charming illustrations by renowned children's artists bring to life much-loved characters such as Dick Whittington and Snow White--and introduce many new ones-- to keep you entertained time and time again. This book contains favorites such as Hansel and Gretal, Snow White and the seven dwarfs, Sleeping Beauty and Aladdin and the Lamp to name just a few. There are tales of fairytale magic, Animals big and small, stories about boys and girls, wizards and witches, giants and genies--a wealth of entertainment for all ages.

A Treasury Of Children S Literature

Author : Armand Eisen
ISBN : 039553349X
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 39. 6 MB
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A collection of traditional and original stories and poems by such authors as Aesop and Lewis Carroll, including excerpts from "The Wind in the Willows" and "Peter Pan."

The Fairy Tale Book

Author : Liz Scoggins
ISBN : 9780545134064
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A collection of tales featuring scary giants and beautiful princesses, selected for their mysterious and magical qualities.

Aesop S Fables

Author : Ann Mcgovern
ISBN : 9780545576314
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Aesop's fables are retold in kid-friendly text with black-and-white illustrations throughout! This 80-page edition of AESOP'S FABLES introduces young readers to Aesop's classic fables in a fun and accessible way. Ann McGovern retells the classic fables using kid-friendly language, and there are striking black-and-white illustrations throughout.

Aesop S Fables

Author : Bruce Whatley
ISBN : 1847389597
Genre : Aesop's fables
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Aesop's Fables leap off the page and into the minds and hearts of young readers in this dazzling pop-up collection of timeless tales. Favourite stories include "The Tortoise and the Hare", "The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg", "The Lion and the Mouse", and seven others.

Fairy Tales And Fables

Author : Gyo Fujikawa
ISBN : 1402756984
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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An illustrated anthology of well-known fairy tales and Aesop's fables.

Eric Carle S Dragons Dragons Other Creatures That Never Were

Author : Eric Carle
ISBN : 9780142401033
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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An illustrated collection of poems about dragons and other fantastic creatures by a variety of authors.

Aesop S Fables

Author : Aesop
ISBN : 1853261289
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A collection of animal fables told by the Greek slave Aesop.

The Golden Book Of Fairy Tales

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ISBN : 9780307170255
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Originally published in 1958, this colorful reissue features 28 traditional stories and fairy tales from around the world, including "Puss In Boots, " "The Frog Princess" and more.

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