CLASSIC TALES AND OLD-FASHIONED STORIES
CLASSIC TALES AND OLD-FASHIONED STORIES

CLASSIC TALES AND OLD-FASHIONED STORIES

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CONTENTS


Introduction


CLASSIC TALES


Don Quixote

By Miguel Cervantes. Adapted by John Lang

I. HOW DON QUIXOTE WAS KNIGHTED

II. HOW DON QUIXOTE RESCUED ANDRES; AND HOW HE RETURNED HOME

III. HOW DON QUIXOTE AND SANCHO PANZA STARTED ON THEIR SEARCH FOR
ADVENTURES; AND HOW DON QUIXOTE FOUGHT WITH THE WINDMILLS

IV. HOW DON QUIXOTE WON A HELMET; HOW HE FOUGHT WITH TWO ARMIES; AND
HOW SANCHO'S ASS WAS STOLEN

V. HOW DON QUIXOTE SAW DULCINEA

VI. HOW DON QUIXOTE FOUGHT WITH A LION; AND HOW HE DEFEATED THE MOORS

VII. THE BATTLE WITH THE BULLS; THE FIGHT WITH THE KNIGHT OF THE WHITE
MOON; AND HOW DON QUIXOTE DIED


Gulliver's Travels: Voyage to Lilliput

By Jonathan Swift. Adapted by John Lang

I. GULLIVER'S BIRTH AND EARLY VOYAGES

II. GULLIVER IS WRECKED ON THE COAST OF LILLIPUT

III. GULLIVER IS TAKEN AS A PRISONER TO THE CAPITAL OF LILLIPUT

IV. GULLIVER IS FREED, AND CAPTURES THE BLEFUSCAN FLEET

V. GULLIVER'S ESCAPE FROM LILLIPUT AND RETURN TO ENGLAND


The Arabian Nights

Adapted by Amy Steedman

I. ALADDIN AND THE WONDERFUL LAMP

II. THE ENCHANTED HORSE

III. SINDBAD THE SAILOR


The Iliad of Homer

Adapted by Jeanie Lang

I. THE STORY Of WHAT LED TO THE SIEGE OF TROY

II. THE COUNCIL

III. THE FIGHT BETWEEN PARIS AND MENELAUS

IV. HECTOR AND ANDROMACHE

V. HOW PATROCLUS FOUGHT AND DIED

VI. THE ROUSING OF ACHILLES


The Odyssey of Homer

Adapted by Jeanie Lang

I. WHAT HAPPENED IN ITHACA WHILE ODYSSEUS WAS AWAY

II. HOW ODYSSEUS CAME HOME


Robinson Crusoe

By Daniel Defoe. Adapted by John Lang

I. HOW ROBINSON FIRST WENT TO SEA; AND HOW HE WAS SHIPWRECKED

II. ROBINSON WORKS HARD AT MAKING HIMSELF A HOME

III. THE EARTHQUAKE AND HURRICANE; AND HOW ROBINSON BUILT A BOAT

IV. ROBINSON BUILDS A SECOND BOAT, IN WHICH HE IS SWEPT OUT TO SEA

V. ROBINSON SEES A FOOTPRINT ON THE SAND, FINDS A CAVE, AND RESCUES
FRIDAY

VI. ROBINSON TRAINS FRIDAY AND THEY BUILD A LARGE BOAT; THEY RESCUE
TWO PRISONERS FROM THE CANNIBALS

VII. ARRIVAL OF AN ENGLISH SHIP: ROBINSON SAILS FOR HOME


Canterbury Tales

By Geoffrey Chaucer. Adapted by Janet Harvey Kelman

I. DORIGEN

II. EMELIA

III. GRISELDA


The Pilgrim's Progress

By John Bunyan. Adapted by Mary Macgregor


Tales from Shakespeare

By Charles and Mary Lamb

I. THE TEMPEST

II. A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM


OLD-FASHIONED STORIES


Simple Susan

By Maria Edgeworth. Adapted by Louey Chisholm

I. QUEEN OF THE MAY

II. BAD NEWS

III. SUSAN'S GUINEA-FOWL

IV. SUSAN VISITS THE ABBEY

V. SUSAN'S PET LAMB

VI. THE BLIND HARPER

VII. GOOD NEWS

VIII. BARBARA VISITS THE ABBEY

IX. A SURPRISE FOR SUSAN

X. BARBARA'S ACCIDENT

XI. THE PRIZE-GIVING

XII. ATTORNEY CASE IN TROUBLE

XIII. SUSAN'S BIRTHDAY


Limby Lumpy


The Sore Tongue

By Jane Taylor


Eyes and No Eyes, or The Art of Seeing

By John Aikin and Mrs. Barbauld


Prince Life

By G.P.R. James


The Fruits of Disobedience, or The Kidnapped Child


Dicky Random, or Good Nature Is Nothing Without Good Conduct


Embellishment

By Jacob Abbott


The Oyster Patties


Two Little Boys

By Thomas Day

I. THE GOOD-NATURED LITTLE BOY

II. THE ILL-NATURED LITTLE BOY


The Purple Jar

By Maria Edgeworth


The Three Cakes

By Armand Berquin


Amendment


Trial

By John Aikin and Mrs. Barbauld


A Plot of Gunpowder: An Old Lady Seized for a Guy

Ascribed to William Martin ("Peter Parley")


Uncle David's Nonsensical Story About Giants and Fairies

By Katherine Sinclair


The Inquisitive Girl


Busy Idleness

By Jane Taylor


The Renowned History of Little Goody Two-Shoes

Ascribed to Oliver Goldsmith

INTRODUCTION

I. HOW AND ABOUT LITTLE MARGERY AND HER BROTHER

II. HOW AND ABOUT MR. SMITH

III. HOW LITTLE MARGERY OBTAINED THE NAME OF GOODY TWO-SHOES, AND
WHAT HAPPENED IN THE PARISH

Product Details

BN ID: 2940015552621
Publisher: SAP
Publication date: 10/03/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 434 KB
Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

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