James Baldwin was born in 1841 and died in 1925. He was a native of Indiana and was a largely self-educated man. He began teaching at the age of twenty-four. He was promoted to the position of superintendent of all the graded schools in Indiana, a post he held for eighteen years. The last thirty-seven years of his life, he worked with the publisher Harper and Brothers, and later with the American Book Company.
Old Greek Stories: With 35 Illustrations and 15 Free Online Audio Files.by James Baldwin (2)
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The Old Greek Stories is a classic collection of fifteen stories of the mythological heroes, and their encounters with the Olympian Gods. Written originally for children in 1895 it is also popular with adults the world over. While each story is individual, they can also be read continuously, with one story leading perfectly to the next. Stories included the myth of Theseus, Prometheus, Perseus, Io, and Cadmus. With the stories of Icarus, the Minotaur of the Labyrinth, The Flood, Mighty Jupiter, Medusa and her head of snakes, and many more. It is also full of the original illustrations.
Highlights of this edition are:
� 35 illustrations.
� A web link to 15 free Audio Files to listen to the whole book.
� It is formatted for ease of use and enjoyment on your Nook reader.
� An active (easy to use) Table of Contents listing every chapter accessible from the Nook menu.
� Perfect formatting in rich text compatible with Nook's Text-to-Speech features.
� Plus About the Author Section.
� 215 pages (in the Nook format) for a very low price.
1. Jupiter and His Mighty Company
2. The Golden Age
3. The Story of Prometheus
4. The Flood
5. The Story of Io
6. The Wonderful Weaver
7. The Lord of the Silver Bow
8. Admetus and Alcestis
9. Cadmus and Europa
10. The Quest of Medusa�s Head
11. The Story of Atalanta
12. The Horse and the Olive
13. The Adventures of Theseus
14. The Wonderful Artisan
15. The Cruel Tribute
This book is unabridged, and appears as it was first intended.
- Red Skull Publishing
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- Barnes & Noble
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- 4 MB
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Great stories. Perfect formatting and navigation. Makes reading much more easy. Nice illustrations too.