Tanglewood Tales: A Wonder Book For Girls And Boys
1853. Hawthorne wrote these stories for children based on Greek myth and legend. They are incomparable retellings of themes which the Greek dramatists used in creating their immortal plays and literature. Contents: The Gorgon's Head; The Golden Touch; The Paradise of Children; The Three Golden Apples; The Miraculous Pitcher; The Chimaera; The Wayside; The Minotaur; The Pygmies; The Dragon's Teeth; Circe's Palace; The Pomegranate Seeds; and The Golden Fleece. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
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Review: Tanglewood Tales: A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys (Wonder-Books #2)User Review - Leah Eggimann - Goodreads
I rather enjoyed this book as more of a light read for my free time. I understand that Hawthorn meant this book to be a children's story book, but I imagined these fantastic fairy tales. I didn't like ... Read full review
Review: Tanglewood Tales: A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys (Wonder-Books #2)User Review - Chris - Goodreads
Thoroughly enjoyable retelling of Greek myths and would be great as a read-aloud book for children (probably 6 and up). Hawthorne manages to weave in some moral lessons on courage, selflessness, and ... Read full review