Greek Myths: A Wonder Book for Girls & Boys (Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions)

Greek Myths: A Wonder Book for Girls & Boys (Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions)

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Overview


Tales of Greek mythology have entertained countless generations of young readers with their accounts of brave heroes and heroines and the marvels and monsters that they encounter. This edition of Greek Myths: A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys features six classic tales written especially for children by Nathaniel Hawthorne. It includes the legends of Pandora and the Box of Troubles, King Midas and the Golden Touch, Perseus and the Medusa, Philemon and Baucis, Bellerophon and Pegasus, and the labors of Hercules, all illustrated magnificently in color by Walter Crane.
 
Greek Myths: A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys is one of Barnes & Noble's Collectible Editions classics for children. It features classic illustrations, an elegant bonded-leather binding, distinctive gilt edging, and a satin-ribbon bookmark. Decorative, durable, and collectible, these books offer hours of pleasure to readers young and old and are an indispensable cornerstone for any home library. 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781435158146
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 07/03/2015
Series: Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions Series
Edition description: Bonded Leather
Pages: 216
Sales rank: 9,488
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

One of the greatest authors in American literature, Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) was a novelist and short story writer born in Salem, Massachusetts. Hawthorne’s best-known books include The House of the Seven Gables and The Scarlet Letter, works marked by a psychological depth and moral insight seldom equaled by other writers.

Date of Birth:

July 4, 1804

Date of Death:

May 19, 1864

Place of Birth:

Salem, Massachusetts

Place of Death:

Plymouth, New Hampshire

Education:

Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, 1824

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