Classics of Children's Literature

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John W. Griffith, Charles H. Frey
Prentice Hall, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1333 pages
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This anthology provides—in a convenient, readable and economical format—the most celebrated and enduring children's literary works in the English-speaking tradition. Its unique approach presents novels, stories, fairy tales, nursery rhymes and poems in their entirety. The authors' objective is to make readily available to all students the full texts of genuine literary milestones—works that demonstrate the dignity, vitality, and durability of children's classics. These include Dickens' A Christmas Carol, Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables, London's The Call of the Wild, and more in a gender-balanced, well-edited, well-introduced assortment of the most profoundly imaginative, highly significant, and genuinely classic works in children's literature. For those interested in literature, children's literature, the history of children's literature, or library science.

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