Tangkwood tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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A book like Tanglewood Tales is not the sort of book I would normally scout out for myself, seeing as it is a children's book, but after receiving it as a gift, I'm very glad I gave it a chance. This collection of short stories are concerned with mainly Greek (with some Roman) mythology and although they are shortened to appeal to a younger audience, I would still say are quite advanced in terms of language and so /5.

The binding on this title "Tanglewood Tales" is inferior. It scuffs easily and does not have the glossy leather like finish of previous Calla editions. Unlike Calla editions of and Tangkwood tales book, the paper here is. Tanglewood Tales for Boys and Girls () is a book by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne, a sequel to A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys.

It is a re-writing /5(17). Nathaniel Hawthorne's Wonder Book Tangkwood tales book Tanglewood Tales intend to modernize renditions of Greek legends to the Christian child's taste and understanding. Personally, I think he failed. His retellings stripped the myths of their original meanings and morals in an attempt to "clean them up" and make them suitable for "civilized society."/5.

Wonder Book, The (Wonder-Book) New Wayside Edition includes Tanglewood Tales Nathaniel Hawthorne, pictorial frontispiece, blank endpapers former owner stamps, preface Published by Standard Book Company, (). Author. Hawthorne, Nathaniel, Title. Tanglewood Tales. Contents. The wayside -- The minotaur -- The pygmies -- The dragon's teeth -- Circe's palace -- The pomegranate seeds -- The golden fleece.

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The golden touch. The paradise of children. The three golden apples. The miraculous pitcher. The Chimaera -- Tanglewood Tales: The : Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Tanglewood Tales contains six famous stories. The first one is Theseus and the Minotaur, in which the Greek hero Theseus slays the terrible monster who lives in a Labyrinth below the palace of King Minos.4/5(1).

Tanglewood Tales uses the Greek classics as its source. Nathaniel Hawthorne has taken the most striking and exciting ones and adapted them for children.

From the original stories he has selected episodes that illustrate conceptions held by the original : In the old city of Trœzene, at the foot of a lofty mountain, there lived, a very long time ago, a little boy named Theseus.

His grandfather, King Pittheus, was the sovereign of that country, and was reckoned a very wise man; so that Theseus, being brought up in the royal palace, and being naturally a bright lad, could hardly fail of profiting by the old king's instructions.

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This edition published in by J.R. Osgood and Co. in Boston. Tanglewood Tales uses the Greek classics as its source. Nathaniel Hawthorne has taken the most striking and exciting ones and adapted them for children. From the original stories he has selected episodes that illustrate conceptions held by the original authors.

Tanglewood Tales Nathaniel HAWTHORNE ( - ) All mythology and/or Hawthorne lovers unite. Here is a delightful collection of charming stories from Greek Mythology. The Wind in the Willows / Tanglewood Tales: Companion Library by Grahame, Kenneth ; Hawthorne, Nathaniel.

Grosset & Dunlap Books, Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner.

A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys () is a children's book written by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne in which he rewrites myths from Greek mythology. It was followed by a sequel, Tanglewood Tales for Boys and Girls.

The numerous black and white and eleven color illustrations by Sterrett are superb. She illustrated just three major works in her all-too-brief life of just 30 years: "Old French Fairy Tales", "The Arabian Nights", and this title in her second book.

If you like Dulac, Rackham and Kay Nielsen, you cannot miss this. Calla, "The tales are humorous and drag in even quirky humor. Another plus point is found in the plentiful illustrations.

I'm always a fan of these in middle grade books, and this one holds more than a couple. It allows readers to get a better impression of what's going on, adds humor, and even builds a picture of Babe Ruth in their minds.

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Contains both Hawthorne's original Wonder Book for young readers & its sequel (Tanglewood Tales) in a collection of 13 stories drawn from Greek mythology. One of a lovely series of classic books for young readers illustrated by famous artists, each with a colorful.

The book was a favourite of Mary Catherine Farrington, the daughter of Tanglewood developer William Farrington. It also reportedly inspired the name of the thickly wooded Tanglewood Island in the state of Washington. Not a bad legacy for a book of Author: Anon E.

Mouse. The Wonder-book for Boys and Girls (), along with its sequel The Tanglewood Tales (), were an attempt by the celebrated novelist Nathaniel Hawthorne — author of The Scarlet Letter () and The House of the Seven Gables () — to turn the Greek myths into something entertaining and edifying to young readers.

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Nathaniel Hawthorne has taken some of the most striking and exciting Greek legends and adapted them for young readers. In this retelling, Hawthorne maintains the conceptions held by the original authors.

This collection includes "The Minotaur", "The Pygmies", "The Dragon's Teeth", "Circe's Palace", "The Pomegranate Seeds", and "The Golden Fleece". Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys: Being a Second Wonder-book - Ebook written by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

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One of 19th-century America's greatest authors recounts timeless tales from Greek mythology in Tanglewood Tales. Nathaniel Hawthorne's evocative interpretations of traditional stories about heroes, sorceresses, kings, and other legendary characters provide young readers and listeners with a spellbinding introduction to classic myths.

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Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £i believe this ia a book of tanglewood tales by nathaniel hawthorne and published by de wolfe, fiske & co. in boston. there is not a copyright in this book so i am asuming that the wayside ma is the year it was published.

i wish some one out there would tell me please.

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