|Indian Why Stories |
by Frank B. Linderman, Charles M. Russell
Delightful fables offer explanations of "Why the Chipmunk's Back is Striped," "How the Otter Skin Became Great Medicine," "How the Man Found His Mate," and "Why Blackfeet Never Kill Mice," more. 32 illustrations.
|Indian Fairy Tales |
by Joseph Jacobs
Classic compilation of 29 traditional tales by a leading British folklorist includes "The Lion and the Crane," "Sun, Moon, and Wind Go Out to Dinner," "The Prince and the Fakir," and other illustrated fables.
|A Child's Garden of Verses: Includes a Read-and-Listen CD |
by Robert Louis Stevenson, Fern Bisel Peat
This edition of Stevenson's classic was originally published in 1940 and features 67 wistful illustrations, 16 in full color. An accompanying CD narrates "My Shadow," "The Swing," and other favorites.
|Casey at the Bat |
by Ernest L. Thayer, Jim Hull, Martin Gardner
A blend of the absurd and the tragic lies at the heart of this immortal baseball ballad. The 56 pen-and-ink drawings of this classic edition recapture the poem's ironic tone and comic spirit. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
Products in Classic Literature
|The Adventures of Lewis and Clark |
by John Bakeless
Action-packed account of perilous journey made by undaunted men who faced hostile Indians, prairie fires, floods, famine, sub-zero weather, and other perils to chart the vast unknown lands of the Louisiana Purchase.
|The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tale of Troy |
by Padraic Colum, Willy Pogány
Retelling of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey for young readers recalls the horrid Cyclops, treacherous Sirens, and the evil Circe as they attempt to keep Odysseus from his wife, Penelope. 16 black-and-white illustrations.
|The Adventures of Uncle Lubin |
by W. Heath Robinson
Richly imaginative tale for readers of all ages recounts an eccentric uncle's rescue of a kidnapped child. Every page of the enchanting 1902 adventure features remarkable pen-and-ink drawings by W. Heath Robinson.
|Adventures of Uncle Wiggily |
by Howard Garis, Louis Wisa
This hardcover collector's edition features 19 popular stories of the old gentleman rabbit and his lovable animal friends. A keepsake treasure, it features 19 colorful versions of the original illustrations.
|Aesop's Fables |
by Arthur Rackham, V. S. Vernon Jones, G. K. Chesterton
The master from the Golden Age of Illustration lends his distinct humor and romanticism to these enchanting and enduring morality tales with 13 full-color and 53 black-and-white illustrations.
|Ajapa the Tortoise: A Book of Nigerian Folk Tales |
by Margaret Baumann
Collection of 30 fables recount adventures of Ajapa the Tortoise: how he saved the king and tricked the lion, what happened when he rented his house, how he came to be bald, more.
|Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: With Illustrations by Willy Pogány |
by Lewis Carroll, Willy Pogány
This new edition of Alice's adventures offers a fresh look at the time-honored tale, featuring an abundance of exuberant images by a noted illustrator in the elegant style of Art Nouveau. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
|American Fairy Tales |
by L. Frank Baum
Young cowboy lassoes Father Time; dummy in Mr. Floman's department store window comes to life; and 10 other fairy tales. 41 illustrations.
|The Animal Story Book |
by Andrew Lang
66 illustrated fairy tales by such well-known authors as Alexandre Dumas, Théophile Gautier, and Pliny include "The Ship of the Desert," "The Otter Who was Reared by a Cat," and many more.
|The Arabian Nights Entertainments |
by Andrew Lang
Beautiful princesses, genies, and talking birds in 26 magical tales: "Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp," "Sinbad the Sailor," "Noureddin and the Fair Persian," "Merchant of Bagdad," and more. 66 illustrations.
|The Art of the Story-Teller |
by Marie L. Shedlock
Everything you need to know to tell stories successfully to children: choosing material, creating and maintaining effect, using gestures, capturing straying attentions, and more. 18 ready-for-telling stories written especially for youngsters.
|The Bear That Wasn't |
by Frank Tashlin
A hibernating bear awakens to find himself smack dab in the middle of a sprawling industrial complex where people think he's just a silly man who wears a fur coat. 46 illustrations.
|Beauty and the Beast and Other Fairy Tales |
by Marie Leprince de Beaumont, Charles Perrault
Six captivating stories: the supernaturally tinged narrative of Bluebeard and his many wives; the entertaining tale of Puss in Boots, Cinderella, The Fairies, Ricky of the Tuft, and the enchanting title story
|The Berenstain Bears' Storytime Treasury |
by Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain
Single-volume compilation of four charmingly illustrated tales, recounted in verse, includes a journey through the four seasons, a series of bedtime rituals, a trip to the supermarket, and a family picnic.
|Big Book of Animal Stories |
by Thornton W. Burgess
Entertaining, instructive tales feature Peter Cottontail, Buster Bear; Grandfather Frog, Little Joe Otter, Jimmy Skunk, Billy Mink, and other Green Forest friends.
|The Blue Fairy Book |
by Andrew Lang
Finest stories from around the world, 37 in all — most of them old favorites: "Sleeping Beauty," "Rumpelstiltskin," "Cinderella," "The Arabian Nights," many more. Includes original 138 black-and-white illustrations.
|The Book of Dragons |
by O. Muiriel Fuller
20 delightful tales from Germany, China, France, Wales, England, Japan, and other lands tell of fearsome dragons as well as a few that are friendly — and even loving.
|The Book of Dragons |
by E. Nesbit, H. R. Millar, H. Granville Fell
Eight madcap tales of unpredictable dragons — including one made of ice and another that takes refuge in the General Post Office. 24 illustrations.
|The Book of Elves and Fairies |
by Frances Jenkins Olcott
Nearly 50 tales and fantasies from Ireland, Scotland, Sweden, China, and other faraway places charmingly tell of elfin mounds, treasures of gold, fairy servants, and sprites of water, wood, and meadow.
|The Book of Pirates |
by Howard Pyle
"The Ghost of Captain Brand," "Tom Chist and the Treasure Box," "Jack Ballister’s Fortunes," "The Ruby of Kishmoor," and other rip-roaring adventures of swashbuckling pirates. 63 illustrations by the author.