A Wonder Book For Girls And Boys, Illustrated Edition (Yesterday's Classics)

A Wonder Book For Girls And Boys, Illustrated Edition (Yesterday's Classics)

by Nathaniel Hawthorne


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Delightful retelling of six Greek myths to a crowd of energetic youngsters by a master storyteller. Includes The Gorgon's Head, The Golden Touch, The Paradise of Children, The Three Golden Apples, and The Miraculous Pitcher. Numerous black and white illustrations by noted illustrator Walter Crane enliven the narrative. Suitable for ages 9 and up.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781599150925
Publisher: Yesterday's Classics
Publication date: 02/05/2009
Edition description: Illustrate
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 1,144,714
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.55(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About 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.

Date of Birth:

July 4, 1804

Date of Death:

May 19, 1864

Place of Birth:

Salem, Massachusetts

Place of Death:

Plymouth, New Hampshire


Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, 1824

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