Wonderful Tales For Children (Illustrated) (eBook)
Captivating Stories Of Epic Heroes And Heroines From The Renowned American Author Of "The Scarlet Letter" And "The House Of Seven Gables"
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A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys (1851) is a children's book in which Hawthorne rewrites myths from Greek mythology. It was followed by a sequel, Tanglewood Tales for Boys and Girls. The Snow-Image, and Other Twice-Told Tales is the final collection of short stories published by Nathaniel Hawthorne in his lifetime, appearing in 1852. Grandfather's Chair is a collection of tales on the Puritan History and along with Biographical stories contribute to the historical knowledge of the children.American novelist and short story writer Nathaniel Hawthorne's (1804-1864) significantly contributed to the Children's Literature. His ancestors include John Hathorne, the only judge involved in the Salem witch trials who never repented of his actions. Nathaniel later added a "w" to make his name "Hawthorne" in order to hide this relation.Contents:Twice-Told Tales (1837)Grandfather's Chair (1840)Biographical StoriesWonder Book For Girls and Boys (1851)The Snow Image and Other Twice Told Tales (1852)Tanglewood Tales For Girls and Boys (1853)