Hundreds of additional titles available for
online reading when you join Gateway to the Classics
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.
Customize Your Preferences
you can control the
way the display is formatted and the contents that are included in each section.
For all books you can control whether banners and footers are displayed and
where navigation is placed.
For this book you can also control the display of page numbers and
images, and whether longer words are broken into syllables
to help the beginning reader.