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The Prince and the Pauper: Illustrated By Mark Twain
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The Prince and the Pauper: Illustrated by Mark Twain. This is the story of two young boys, one a prince and the other a pauper, who look identical. They meet and on a whim trade places.... More > Unfortunately each ends up trapped in the other's world. The result is a great adventure story told by the master storyteller Mark Twain. The text is unabridged and includes 114 vintage illustrations Set in sixteenth-century England, Mark Twain's classic "tale for young people of all ages" features two identical-looking boys - a prince and a pauper - who trade clothes and step into each other's lives. While the urchin, Tom Canty, discovers luxury and power, Prince Edward, dressed in rags, roams his kingdom and experiences the cruelties inflicted on the poor by the Tudor monarchy. When young Edward VI of England and a poor boy who resembles him exchange places, each learns something about the other's very different station in life.< Less
The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County: Illustrated By Mark Twain
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The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County: Illustrated by Mark Twain. Written in 1865, this short story by Mark Twain was an overnight success and reprinted all over the country. In fact, this... More > is the piece of writing that launched Mark Twain into fame. "The Notorious Jumping Frog" focuses on a narrator from the East suffering through a Western man's tall tale about a jumping frog. In it, the narrator retells a story he heard from a bartender, Simon Wheeler, at the Angels Hotel in Angels Camp, California, about the gambler Jim Smiley. Twain describes him: "If he even seen a straddle bug start to go anywheres, he would bet you how long it would take him to get to wherever he going to, and if you took him up, he would foller that straddle bug to Mexico but what he would find out where he was bound for and how long he was on the road."< Less

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