A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys

A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys

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by Nathaniel Hawthorne
     
 

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Here are the stories of King Midas, Pandora, Medusa, Hercules, and the other inhabitants of Mount Olympus told by one of America's greatest writers. Written in 1851 as a money-maker for the struggling Hawthorne, A Wonder Book has become a favorite for generations of children everywhere. Hawthorne's mastery of adventure and his command of narrative and character open a

Overview

Here are the stories of King Midas, Pandora, Medusa, Hercules, and the other inhabitants of Mount Olympus told by one of America's greatest writers. Written in 1851 as a money-maker for the struggling Hawthorne, A Wonder Book has become a favorite for generations of children everywhere. Hawthorne's mastery of adventure and his command of narrative and character open a child's mind to the wondrous landscapes of ancient mythology in stories such as "The Gorgon's Head" and "The Three Golden Apples."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012743923
Publisher:
qasim idrees
Publication date:
12/22/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
117 KB

Meet the Author

One of the greatest authors in American literature, Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) was a novelist and short story writer born in Salem, Massachusetts. Hawthorne’s best-known books include The House of the Seven Gables and The Scarlet Letter, works marked by a psychological depth and moral insight seldom equaled by other writers.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
July 4, 1804
Date of Death:
May 19, 1864
Place of Birth:
Salem, Massachusetts
Place of Death:
Plymouth, New Hampshire
Education:
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, 1824

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A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 16 reviews.
Arman Singh More than 1 year ago
This book is about greek legends. It includes all stories eith greek mythology, such as Hercules, Hermes, Atlasl Pandora's box, etc. I enjoyed this book because i enjoy greek mythology.
ChrisJohns More than 1 year ago
A beautiful adaptation of Greek legends for kids.
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Do you guys know if it involves hatis
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Nicole Hoffman More than 1 year ago
I could not get this to download on my nook. Its a shame, I really enjoy greek myths.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My friend lent this to me on my nook
juan velazquez More than 1 year ago
Wat
Janet Stocker More than 1 year ago
Sorry