Classics of Children's Literature
For courses in Literature, Children's Literature, Primary Education, or Library Science.This anthology provides-in a convenient, readable and economical format-the most celebrated and enduring children's literary works in the English-speaking tradition. Its unique approach presents novels, stories, and fairy tales in their entirety. The authors' objective is to make readily available to all students the full texts of genuine literary milestones-works that demonstrate the dignity, vitality, and durability of children's classics.
- Paperback | 1333 pages
- 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 358.34g
- 23 Jul 1999
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 5th edition
Table of contents
Preface. Introduction. Charles Perrault (1623-1703). The Sleeping Beauty in the Woods. Little Red Riding-hood. Blue Beard. The Master Cat, or Puss in Boots. Cinderella, or The Little Glass Slipper. Mme Le Prince de Beaumont (1711-1780). Beauty and the Beast. The Brother's Grimm (Jacob, 1785-1863; Wilheim, 1786-1859). Snow-white. The Frog Prince. Hansel and Grethel. Rumpelstiltskin. Mother Hulda. The Bremen Town Musicians. Aschenputtel. The Fisherman and His Wife. The Brave Little Tailor. The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids. Rupunzel. The Robber Bridegroom. The Almond Tree. The Sleeping Beauty. Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875). The Snow Queen: A Tale in Seven Stories. The Little Mermaid. The Princess and the Pea. The Tinder Box. The Little Match Girl. The Swineherd. The Emperor's New Clothes. The Steadfast Tin Soldier. The Ugly Duckling. Peter Asbjoernsen and Joergen Moe (1812-1885; 1813-1882). East o' the Sun and West o' the Moon. The Three Billy-goats Gruff. Charles Dickens (1812-1870). A Christmas Carol. John Ruskin (1819-1900). The King of the Golden River; Or, The Black Brothers. Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888). Little Women. Lewis Carroll (1832-1898). Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Mark Twain (1835-1910). The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849-1924). The Secret Garden. Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894). Treasure Island. Joseph Jacobs (1854-1916). Tom Tit Tot. Jack and the Beanstalk. The Story of the Three Little Pigs. The Story of the Three Bears. Henny-Penny. Molly Whuppie. Lazy Jack. Johnny-Cake. Master of All Masters. L. Frank Baum (1856-1919). The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Kenneth Grahame (1859-1932). The Wind in the Willows. James M. Barrie (1860-1937). Peter Pan. Beatrix Potter (1866-1943). The Tale of Peter Rabbit. L.M. Montgomery (1874-1942). Anne of Green Gables. Jack London (1876-1916). The Call of the Wild. Index of Authors, Titles.