Hans Christian Andersen is the best-loved of all tellers of fairy tales. This collection of over forty of Andersen's most popular stories includes The Mermaid, The Real Princess, The Red Shoes, The Little Match Girl, The Snow Queen, The Tinder Box, The Ugly Duckling and many more. It is delightfully illustrated in black-and-white by those remarkable brothers, Charles, Thomas аnd William Heath Robinson.
This book of tales for babies was written by the Belarus writer Valery Larchenko. Fairy tales are really very interesting and will not leave indifferent any kid. Good and humanistic magical stories about animals, they teach goodness, compassion, mutual aid and the ability to intercede for another. To help the weak, the one who got into trouble. These are the qualities that must be brought up in a child from infancy. And a kind wise tale can help in this.Sweet reading to you and your baby!
Eight kind fairy-tales for ours babies about nice and prickly small animals. Hedgehogs’ adventure in the forest and friendship with boys and girls. They suit for reading to kids as bedtime stories or for independent reading by children.
This is a collection of Japanese fairy tales translated by Yei Theodora Ozaki based on a version written in Japanese by Sadanami Sanjin. According to Ozaki, “These stories are not literal translations, and though the Japanese story and all quaint Japanese expressions have been faithfully preserved, they have been told more with the view to interest young readers of the West than the technical student of folk-lore.” Ozaki freely added to and changed the original stories for color and background. 1.0
Interest in supernatural phenomena was high during Charles Dickens' lifetime. His natural inclination towards drama and the macabre lead him into the telling of ghost tales. Twelve ghosts stories are presented here, and the full range of Dickens' gothic talents can be seen.
Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu was an Irish writer of Gothic novels, one of the most infl uential ghost story writers of the nineteenth century. With the tradition of collecting the best tales about ghosts, "Ghostly Tales" incorporates four brilliant stories, such as "Ghost Stories of Chapelizod" and "The Ghost and the Bone-setter" and "The Mysterious Lodger".
Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 - 1930) was an English writer best known for his detective stories about Sherlock Holmes. "The Last Galley: Impressions and Tales I" is the first volume in the series, consisting of wonderful short stories like "The Last Galley," "The Contest," and "Through the Veil."
This book is by a Russian-speaking Brazilian author and contains short stories and fairy tales for adults. They are about the grace of love and awe of the Great Inconceivable and its creation. They are also about the way that consciously fostering these two ideas could create a universal world religion of consensual reconciliation. But who on earth earnestly wants that?
Hans Christian Andersen is the best-loved of all tellers of fairy tales. This collection of over forty of Andersen`s most popular stories includes `The Mermaid`, `The Real Princess`, `The Red Shoes`, `The Little Match Girl`, `The Snow Queen`, `The Tinder Box`, `The Ugly Duckling` and many more. It is delightfully illustrated in black-and-white by those remarkable brothers, Charles, Thomas and William Heath Robinson.
Joseph Conrad was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language. The Tales of Hearsay is a posthumous collection of four stories, published in 1911, the year after Conrad died, including The Tale, considered to be the one of his best short stories. Tales of Unrest is the collection of short stories where a reader will find many of Conrad's most frequently explored themes: isolation, distinctions between East and West, between colonial and native, a discernment and critique of civilization.
Wealthy cannibals who dine on the discarded limbs of peculiars. A fork-tongued princess. These are but a few of the truly brilliant stories in Tales of the Peculiar - the collection of fairy tales known to hide information about the peculiar world, including clues to the locations of time loops - first introduced by Ransom Riggs in his #1 bestselling Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children series.Riggs now invites you to share his secrets of peculiar history, with a collection of original stories in this deluxe volume of Tales of the Peculiar, as collected and annotated by Millard Nullings, ward of Miss Peregrine and scholar of all things peculiar. Featuring stunning illustrations from world-renowned woodcut artist Andrew Davidson this compelling and truly peculiar anthology is the perfect gift for not only fans, but for all booklovers.
Herbert George Wells was an English writer. He was prolific in many genres, writing dozens of novels, short stories, and works of social commentary, but he is now best remembered for his science fiction novels. "Twelve Stories and a Dream" presents the readers with a variety of classic Wells' tales. The stories include: "Filmer", "The Magic Shop", "The Valley of Spiders" and many others, including "Mr. Skelmersdale in Fairyland" - the story of a man who finds his way into fairyland where a fairy queen tries to seduce him away from his human fiancee.
This book contains over forty of the best-loved fairy stories, beautifully illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Favourites such us Jack the Giant-killer, Jack and the Beanstalk, Dick Whittington, The Three Little Pigs and The Babes in the Wood are all here among many others, but stories from different traditions also make their appearance, including The Three Bears and Little Red Riding Hood. Формат: 12,5 см х 19,5 см.