|A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys|
|by Nathaniel Hawthorne|
|Delightful retelling of six Greek myths to a crowd of energetic youngsters by a master storyteller. Includes The Gorgonís Head, The Golden Touch, The Paradise of Children, The Three Golden Apples, and The Miraculous Pitcher. Ages 9-12 |
About This Text
This text was prepared by Lisa Ripperton, using
as copytext, A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys,, by
Nathaniel Hawthorne, with 60 designs by Walter Crane, Boston: Houghton-Mifflin & Company, 1893.
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.
Exquisite art work by Walter Crane is included in the text.
This include full-page illustrations as well as headpieces and tailpieces.
In many cases the headpieces were separated into a title piece and
an initial letter piece to suit the needs of web
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