Stories of Don Quixote Written Anew for Children by James Baldwin

By James Baldwin

A retelling for the younger reader of the main attention-grabbing elements of Cervantes' nice novel approximately Don Quixote, the eccentric gentleman who fancies himself a knight-errant. The adventures so much attractive to kids are integrated, and comparable in the sort of manner as to shape a continuing narrative, with either the spirit and magnificence of the unique preserved up to attainable. appropriate for a long time 10 and up.

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Snippy and Snappy (Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage Books) by Wanda Gag

By Wanda Gag

In Snippy and Snappy, we're brought to brother and sister box mice dwelling with their father and mother in a comfortable corner in a hay box. Their father enthralls them with tales approximately gardens in titanic fields, homes in monstrous gardens, kitchen cabinets in sizeable homes, and massive yellow cheeses in substantial kitchen cabinets. someday Snippy and Snappy get lost from domestic whereas fiddling with their mother's yarn ball. Their trip takes them to a wide condo jam-packed with mysterious issues, together with cabinets packed with wonderful-smelling cheese. simply as Snappy starts off to nibble at a section of cheese in a mousetrap, their father jumps right down to rescue them and lead them effectively again domestic. G?g's delightfully designated illustrations seize the coziness, ask yourself, and playfulness of Snippy and Snappy's adventures. most sensible identified for her Newbery Honor winner, thousands of Cats, Wanda G?g (1893-1946) used to be a pioneer in kid's booklet writing and representation. Her ground-breaking means of integrating illustrations with the textual content is clear in all of her vintage books. Born in New Ulm, Minnesota, she rose from poverty to overseas acclaim as a kid's e-book writer, artist, and illustrator. In popularity of her artistry, she used to be posthumously provided the 1958 Lewis Carroll Shelf Award for thousands of Cats and the 1977 Kerlan Award for her physique of labor.

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The Corsican Brothers by Alexandre Dumas

By Alexandre Dumas

Alexandre Dumas weaves the compelling tale of Siamese twins who're separated bodily yet by no means in spirit. while one of many brothers is murdered, the opposite leaves Corsica for Paris to avenge the killing. Dumas brings this exciting story to lifestyles along with his interesting descriptions of Italy and France and his robust portrayal of the timeless love of brother for brother. Newly designed and typeset in a latest 6-by-9-inch layout by means of Waking Lion Press.

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Janet and John: Here We Go (Janet & John Books) by Mabel O'Donnell

By Mabel O'Donnell

Initially, those tales have been released through Row Peterson and corporate because the Alice and Jerry books within the united states. The Janet and John books emerged as a favored method to support teenagers discover ways to learn in 1949. those regular English kids of the Fifties are icons within the minds of the generations who grew up with them. Summersdale is overjoyed to be bringing those vintage bestsellers from yesteryear again into print as superbly illustrated hardcover versions that make the precise nostalgia reward goods.

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Lord of the Flies (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century) by William Golding

By William Golding

Those deluxe versions are packaged with French flaps, acid-free paper, and tough entrance. "This exceptional paintings is a daunting parody on man's go back. . . to that nation of darkness from which it took him hundreds of thousands of years to emerge. . . beautifully written." --The ny TimesOther Penguin nice Books of the 20 th Century:The Grapes of Wrath through John SteinbeckHeart of Darkness through Joseph ConradLove for the duration of Cholera through Gabriel Garcia MarquezThe Adventures of Augie March by means of Saul BellowThe Age of Innocence by means of Edith WhartonA Portrait of the Artist as a tender guy by way of James JoyceSwann's manner by way of Marcel ProustMy Antonia by way of Willa CatherOn the line via Jack KerouacWhite Noise by means of Don DeLillo

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Herman Melville: An Introduction (Blackwell Introductions to by Wyn Kelley

By Wyn Kelley

This exact advent explores Herman Melville as he defined himself in Billy Budd-"a author whom few know." relocating past the ordinary depiction of Melville because the well-known writer of Moby-Dick, this booklet lines his improvement as a author whereas offering the elemental instruments for profitable serious examining of his novels. bargains a short creation to Melville, overlaying all his significant works Showcases Melville's writing strategy via his correspondence with Nathaniel Hawthorne presents a transparent feel of Melville's significant topics and preoccupations makes a speciality of Typee, Moby-Dick, and Billy Budd in person chapters contains a biography, precis of key works, interpretation, statement, and an intensive bibliography.

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