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A Wonder Book and Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys (Illustrated)
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A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys is a children's book written by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne in which he rewrites myths from Greek mythology. It was followed by a sequel, Tanglewood Tales for... More > Boys and Girls. The stories are all stories within a story, the frame story being that a Williams College student, Eustace Bright, is telling these tales to a group of children at Tanglewood, an estate in Lenox, Massachusetts, where Hawthorne lived for a time. A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys covers the myths of The Gorgon's Head The Golden Touch The Paradise of Children The Three Golden Apples The Miraculous Pitcher The Chimæra Tanglewood Tales for Boys and Girls includes the myths of: The Minotaur The Pygmies The Dragon's Teeth "Circe's Palace The Pomegranate Seed The Golden Fleece< Less
A Wonder Book and Tanglewood Tales, for Girls and Boys
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Maxfield Parrish (July 25, 1870 – March 30, 1966) was... More > an American painter and illustrator active in the first half of the 20th century. He is known for his distinctive saturated hues and idealized neo-classical imagery.Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he was the son of painter and etcher Stephen Parrish. He began drawing for his own amusement as a child. His given name was Frederick Parrish, but he later adopted the maiden name of his paternal grandmother, Maxfield, as his middle name, and later as his professional name. His father was an engraver and landscape artist, and young Parrish's parents encouraged his talent.He attended the Haverford School, Haverford College, and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and later at Drexel Institute of Art, Science & Industry. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maxfield_Parrish< Less
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