A Treasury of Children's Literature

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Armand Eisen
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1992 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 303 pages
From nursery rhymes to poems, fables, and stories, this lavishly illustrated collection with more than two hundred full-color drawings by sixteen different artists is the ultimate story book.

The Little Match Girl, Cinderella, PaulBunyan, and many, many more, this one-volume library of classic children's literature has it all.

Acclaimed writer, editor, and publisher Armand Eisen brings together timeless childhood favorites in this one-of-a-kind anthology, a perfect bedside companion ready to be picked up again and again.

 

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In this book of stories I read Goldilocks and the Three Bears. I always loved fairytale stories when I was growing up. The writing in this story follows a pattern "this chair is much too hard, this ... Read full review

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An expansive collection of 30 childrens classics including traditional stories such as Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Sleeping Beauty and Billygoats Gruff. Retold Aesop's Fables, Grimms Fairy Tales ... Read full review

Contents

Traditional Stories
7
HANSEL AND GRETEL
86
THE FROG PRINCE
101
RUMPELSTILTSKIN
128
THE MAD TEAPARTY
146
THE PIPER AT THE GATES OF DAWN
162
HOOK OR ME THIS TIME
188
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About the author (1992)

ARMAND EISEN, the editor of this collection and president of Ariel Books, was educated at Amherst College and is a well-known editor, publisher, writer, and art director of children's books. He has a particular interest in classic stories and fairy tales, which led to the creation of this volume.

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