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Scottish Fairy and Folk Tales

Scottish Fairy and Folk Tales

Scottish Fairy and Folk Tales is a timeless collection of Scottish folklore, legends, and tales which will appeal to readers of all ages. Here you will find stories of the fantastic, the supernatural, the cunning, the hilarious, and the gifted—all finely representative of the Scottish people in all their mannerisms.

Danish Fairy Tales

Danish Fairy Tales

By Svend Grundtvig. Translated by Gustav Hein. The very best of traditional Danish folklore comes alive for the present-day reader in this classic collection originally compiled by specialist scholar Svend Grundtvig. The tales selected for this volume were designed to represent all aspects of the unique cultural heritage of the Danish people.

Croatian Tales of Long Ago

Croatian Tales of Long Ago

Croatian Tales of Long Ago is a collection of six short stories, based on the author’s extensive knowledge of ancient Slavic mythology of Croatia.
Mixing fairy stories with events, motifs, and legends dating back nearly a millennium, this work was one of the author’s most famous writings, and although aimed at younger readers, can easily be enjoyed by adults as well.

A Child’s History of Ireland

A Child’s History of Ireland

By P. W. Joyce. Written by one of Ireland’s most noted cultural historians, this beautifully written and illustrated work covers Irish history from the earliest times to the mid-nineteenth century…. Read more »

Old Peter’s Russian Tales

Old Peter’s Russian Tales

By Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Dmitri Mitrokhin. Famous British author Arthur Ransome’s unique and wonderful collection of fairy tales from the steppes and forests of Russia, first published in 1916,… Read more »

Polish Fairy Tales

Polish Fairy Tales

By A. J. Glinski. Translated by Maude Ashurst Biggs and illustrated by Cecile Walton. This beautifully-illustrated edition of A. J. Glinksi’s classic tales provides a marvelous glimpse into the world… Read more »

Chaucer for Children: A Golden Key

Chaucer for Children: A Golden Key

By Mrs. H. R. Haweis. Illustrated with pictures and woodcuts by the author. A beautifully laid out—and perfectly accurate to the original—copy of one of the most famous books on… Read more »

The Story of H. M. Stanley

The Story of H. M. Stanley

By Vautier Golding. Illustrated by L. D. Luard. The astonishing life of Sir Henry Morton Stanley (born John Rowlands, 1841–1904), Welsh journalist, adventurer, and explorer is related here, beginning with… Read more »

Page, Esquire, and Knight: A Book of Chivalry

Page, Esquire, and Knight: A Book of Chivalry

By Marion Florence Lansing. Illustrated by Charles Copeland. Fifteen exciting stories from the Medieval era of Knights, Courtly Love, and Chivalry, selected, arranged, and retold by Marion Florence Lansing. Beginning with… Read more »

Barbarian and Noble

Barbarian and Noble

By Marion Florence Lansing. Sixteen astonishing tales from European history, each dealing with a great clash between two mighty forces, described by the other either as barbarians or nobles. Originally… Read more »

The Wonder Book of Chemistry

The Wonder Book of Chemistry

By Jean-Henri Fabre. Translated from the French by Florence Constable Bicknell. A wondrous introduction to the world of chemistry, designed specifically for younger readers with the intention of arousing their… Read more »

American History: Volume VIII—Washington

American History: Volume VIII—Washington

By Jacob Abbott.  Part eight of an eight part series on the history of America from its earliest times through to the age of George Washington, told by master storyteller… Read more »

American History: Volume VII—War of the Revolution

American History: Volume VII—War of the Revolution

By Jacob Abbott.  Part seven of an eight part series on the history of America from its earliest times through to the age of George Washington, told by master storyteller… Read more »

American History: Volume VI—Revolt of the Colonies

American History: Volume VI—Revolt of the Colonies

By Jacob Abbott. Part six of an eight part series on the history of America from its earliest times through to the age of George Washington, told by master storyteller… Read more »

American History: Volume V—Wars of the Colonies

American History: Volume V—Wars of the Colonies

By Jacob Abbott. Part five of an eight part series on the history of America from its earliest times through to the age of George Washington, told by master storyteller… Read more »

American History: Volume IV—The Northern Colonies

American History: Volume IV—The Northern Colonies

By Jacob Abbott. Part four of an eight part series on the history of America from its earliest times through to the age of George Washington, told by master storyteller… Read more »

American History: Volume III—The Southern Colonies

American History: Volume III—The Southern Colonies

By Jacob Abbott. Part three of an eight part series on the history of America from its earliest times through to the age of George Washington, told by master storyteller… Read more »

American History: Volume II—Discovery of America

American History: Volume II—Discovery of America

By Jacob Abbott. Part two of an eight part series on the history of America from its earliest times through to the age of George Washington, told by master storyteller… Read more »

American History: Volume I—Aboriginal America

American History: Volume I—Aboriginal America

By Jacob Abbott.  Part one of an eight part series on the history of America from its earliest times through to the age of George Washington, told by master storyteller… Read more »

Stories from the Faerie Queen Told to the Children

Stories from the Faerie Queen Told to the Children

By Jeanie Lang. A masterful retelling of the major stories contained in Edmund Spenser’s classic English epic poem, The Faerie Queen. This work is based on the original 1590 book… Read more »

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