A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys

Hawthorne, Nathaniel: A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys. Animedia Company, 2015

A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys

Nathaniel Hawthorne, with illustrations by Walter Crane

«A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys» is a children’s book written by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne in which he rewrites myths from Greek mythology. It was followed by a sequel, Tanglewood Tales for Boys and Girls.

The stories are all stories within a story, the frame story being that a Williams College student, Eustace Bright, is telling these tales to a group of children at Tanglewood, an estate in Lenox, Massachusetts, where Hawthorne lived for a time.

A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys covers the myths of The Gorgon’s Head, The Golden Touch, The Paradise of Children, The Three Golden Apples, The Miraculous Pitcher, The Chimæra.

The ebook edition of «A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys» from Animedia Company contains more than 60 magnificent color illustrations by Walter Crane.

Edition details:
ISBN 978-80-7499-137-0 (online : epub)
© E-book edition. Animedia Company, 2015

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