THE BEST STORIES FOR CHILDREN (Worldwide Bestseller Nook Edition) BY CHARLES AND MARY LAMB [Bestselling Authors of Tales from Shakespeare and Tale of Ulysses] COMPLETE & UNABRIDGED (Best Loved Children's Books of All Time) Nook NOOKBook Exclusive Edition [NOOK Book]

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THE BEST STORIES FOR CHILDREN
(Worldwide Bestseller Nook Edition)

BY CHARLES AND MARY LAMB
[Bestselling Authors of Tales from ...
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Overview

THE BEST STORIES FOR CHILDREN
(Worldwide Bestseller Nook Edition)

BY CHARLES AND MARY LAMB
[Bestselling Authors of Tales from Shakespeare and Tale of Ulysses]

COMPLETE & UNABRIDGED (Best Loved Children's Books of All Time) Nook NOOKBook Exclusive Edition


TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE

Tales from Shakespeare reduces the archaic English and complicated storyline of Shakespeare to a simple level that children could read and comprehend. However, as noted in the Author's Preface, "his words are used whenever it seemed possible to bring them in; and in whatever has been added to give them the regular form of a connected story, diligent care has been taken to select such words as might least interrupt the effect of the beautiful English tongue in which he wrote: therefore, words introduced into our language since his time have been as far as possible avoided."

The 21 stories adapted from the selected plays were:

1 - The Tempest (Mary Lamb)
2 - A Midsummer Night's Dream (Mary Lamb)
3 - The Winter's Tale (Mary Lamb)
4 - Much Ado About Nothing (Mary Lamb)
5 - As You Like It (Mary Lamb)
6 - Two Gentlemen of Verona (Mary Lamb)
7 - The Merchant of Venice (Mary Lamb)
8 - Cymbeline (Mary Lamb)
9 - King Lear (Charles Lamb)
10 - Macbeth (Charles Lamb)
11 - All's Well That Ends Well (Mary Lamb)
12 - The Taming of the Shrew (Mary Lamb)
13 - The Comedy of Errors (Mary Lamb)
14 - Measure for Measure (Mary Lamb)
15 - Twelfth Night (Mary Lamb)
16 - Timon of Athens (Charles Lamb)
17 - Romeo and Juliet (Charles Lamb)
18 - Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (Charles Lamb)
19 - Othello (Charles Lamb)
20 - Pericles, Prince of Tyre (Mary Lamb)
21 - Julius Caesar (Charles Lamb)

TALES FROM ULYSSES

Lamb used Homer’s Odyssey as the basis for the re-telling of the story of Ulysses’s journey back from Troy to his own kingdom of Ithaca. Not a direct translation and deemed modern in its time, Lamb states in the preface that, “I have gained a rapidity to the narration which I hope will make it more attractive and give it more the air of a romance to young readers”. It is a wonderfully well-written and accurate account of the story of Ulysses and serves as a good introduction to the verse version for adults as well as children.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 30, 2012

    What

    Why the heck is this title under percy jackson

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 10, 2012

    Ummm.....

    Why is the under percy jackson? I mean i get the ones that are by percy whatever jacson but this? Just plain wierd. I mean not even the authors name is any thing related to percyy jacson(by the way how many people find the touch screen keys incrediblly amoying?)sigh

    2 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 5, 2012

    Great Collection and Tremendous Value - A Must for All Children

    This is an incredible bargain. Your children will truly love this collection of wonderful and timeless books and stories.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 5, 2012

    Every Child Will Cherish this Book

    This is a book that all bright children will absolutely cherish. Just a wonderful collection of wonderful stories. A perfect Christmas gift.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 24, 2014

    LU Luci

    Iagree

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 14, 2014

    WHAT IN THE WORLD

    I WANTED PERCY JACKSON NOT THIS CRAP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!( sorry for my language) THIS IS REDICULOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!! I WANT PERCY JACKSON!!!!!!!!!!!!! THIS SUCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 23, 2013

    Wierd

    Makes no sense;i searched Percy Jackson.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 1, 2013

    This is weird

    Okay so i searched 4 percy jackson and this showed up?
    Whhhhhat????

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 12, 2013

    Hey!!

    Is it passable to no use sware words!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 1, 2012

    ??

    Soo percy jackson has to do with this bcause???? Okkk makes no sence

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 28, 2012

    I AM AN A+ KID AND THOSE STORIES ARE NO GOOD

    By the way, Jacob Paniagua is texting taper

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