An old man Philemon and his wife Baucis, graciously show hospitality to strangers who turn out to be, none other than Mercury, messenger of the Gods and old Jupiter, Father of us all. From an empty pitcher, milk flows endlessly. Find out what happens to the mean villagers when the valley fills with water. Who is Quicksilver and why does he have wings on his feet? Beautifully illustrated, this comic graphic fairy tale captures the imagination of readers of all ages and inspires a love of reading. A must-have classic for your digital library!
|Series:||Classics Illustrated Junior , #548|
|File size:||19 MB|
|Note:||This product may take a few minutes to download.|
|Age Range:||4 - 8 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
Education:Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, 1824