20 Classic Children Stories (Zongo Classics)

20 Classic Children Stories (Zongo Classics)

by J.M. BarrieKenneth Grahame L. Frank Baum and others

Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe) Publication Date: 09/04/2017

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This volume edited by Zongo Classics contains the following classic children's novels: - A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett - The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett - Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery - Little Women by Louisa May Alcott - Black Beauty by Anna Sewell - A Girl of the Limberlost by Gene Stratton-Porter - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain - Just so Stories by Rudyard Kipling - The Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang - Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson - The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald - Five Children and It by Edith Nesbit - Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Wiggin - The Magic Fishbone by Charles Dickens - Grimm's Fairy Tales by Jacob Ludwig Karl Grimm - Peter Pan (Peter and Wendy) by J.M. Barrie - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll - The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Lyman Frank Baum - The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame - Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
ISBN:
9782377870882
9782377870882
Category:
Traditional stories (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date:
09-04-2017
Language:
English
Publisher:
Zongo
Kenneth Grahame

Kenneth Grahame was born in 1859 and wrote fiction and fantasy for children.

He is most famous for The Wind in the Willows (1908), which is considered to be one of the greatest classics of children's literature.

He also wrote The Reluctant Dragon which was later adapted to a Disney movie.

L. Frank Baum

Lyman Frank Baum, born May 15 1856, was an American author of children's books, best known for writing The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. He wrote thirteen novel sequels, nine other fantasy novels, and a host of other works (55 novels in total, plus four "lost" novels, 83 short stories, over 200 poems, an unknown number of scripts, and many miscellaneous writings), and made numerous attempts to bring his works to the stage and screen.

His works anticipated such century-later commonplaces as television, augmented reality, laptop computers (The Master Key), wireless telephones (Tik-Tok of Oz), women in high risk, action-heavy occupations (Mary Louise in the Country), and the ubiquity of advertising on clothing (Aunt Jane's Nieces at Work).

On May 5, 1919, Baum suffered from a stroke. He died quietly the next day, nine days short of his 63rd birthday.His final Oz book, Glinda of Oz, was published on July 10, 1920, a year after his death. The Oz series was continued long after his death by other authors, notably Ruth Plumly Thompson, who wrote an additional nineteen Oz books.

Jacob Grimm

Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm (1785-1863) collected and published Germanic and European folk and fairy tales during the early to mid 19th century.

Some of the world’s most classic and beloved stories have been published by them, including Rumplestiltskin, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, Rapunzel, Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel, and many more.

Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens was born in 1812 and became the most popular novelist of the Victorian era.

A prolific writer, he published more than a dozen novels in his lifetime, including Oliver Twist, Great Expectations and Hard Times, most of which have been adapted many times over for radio, stage and screen.

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