About This Text
This text was prepared by Lisa Ripperton, using
as copytext, Fifty Famous Stories Retold, by
American Book Company, 1896.
Since this book was first published before 1923, it is in the public domain
in the United States. By
U.S. law, it entered the public domain 75 years after
its first publication.
Numerous black and white illustrations are included in the text.
According to advertisements in the
the book, this book was published
in the Famous Story Series of Eclectic School Readings as a supplementary
book for the Second Reader Grade.
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