A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys

A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys

by Nathaniel Hawthorne
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Overview

A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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

BN ID: 2940012743961
Publisher: qasim idrees
Publication date: 12/22/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 117 KB

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

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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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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
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Janet Stocker More than 1 year ago
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