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#1  GrannyGrump 09-04-2019, 06:35 AM
A WONDER BOOK by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804–1864)
Illustrated by Arthur Rackham (1867–1939)

A Wonder Book was first published in 1851; the “Rackham” edition in 1922. This ebook is in the public domain in countries where the copyright term is “Life+80” or less, and in the USA.

The re-telling of six classical myths, simplified and modernized for children. In the framing story of the book, college student Eustace Bright recounts these stories to a group of youngsters. The tales, set forth with a lightly humorous touch, are enhanced by twenty-four full-page illustrations by the incomparable Arthur Rackham.

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Nathaniel Hawthorne (né Hathorne; July 4, 1804 – May 19, 1864) was an American novelist, biographer, and short story writer. His fiction works are considered part of the Romantic movement and, more specifically, dark romanticism. Many of his works feature moral metaphors with an anti-Puritan inspiration, centering on the inherent evil and sin of humanity. Hawthorne’s best-known works include The Scarlet Letter and The House of the Seven Gables.

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Story titles are cross-linked to interactive Table of Contents; List of Illustrations provides links to images. Embedded font for titling. Editing notes available in the book.
Versions available with Drop Caps, or Up Caps.

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Another book that entertains AND teaches. Share with a child for maximum enjoyment!
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