Struwwelpeter in English Translation

Author: Heinrich Hoffmann
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486115801
Release Date: 2012-04-18
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

1845 classic children's book relates the consequences, in funny rhyming couplets, that befall children who torment animals, play with matches, suck their thumbs, and fidget at meals.

Slovenly Kate and Other Stories

Author: Heinrich Hoffmann
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486490328
Release Date: 2012-12
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Meet Slovenly Kate, Envious Tom, Tell-Tale Jenny, and other disagreeablecharacters in this comic collection ofcautionary tales. Originally published in1874 as part of the Struwwelpeter series,these stories recount the horrible buthumorous fates of naughty children.Includes a wealth of additional rhymesand fables, plus delightful illustrationsby Theodor Hosemann.Reprint of the very rare 1875 edition.96pp.

Slovenly Betsy The American Struwwelpeter

Author: Heinrich Hoffmann
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486316079
Release Date: 2013-07-17
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

This darkly humorous compilation of cautionary tales about naughty children features the same perverse drollery as its predecessor, Struwwelpeter. The quaintly illustrated verses have amused generations of readers of all ages.

Comparative Children s Literature

Author: Emer O'Sullivan
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134404841
Release Date: 2005-03-05
Genre: Literary Criticism

WINNER OF THE 2007 CHLA BOOK AWARD! Children's literature has transcended linguistic and cultural borders since books and magazines for young readers were first produced, with popular books translated throughout the world. Emer O'Sullivan traces the history of comparative children's literature studies, from the enthusiastic internationalism of the post-war period – which set out from the idea of a supra-national world republic of childhood – to modern comparative criticism. Drawing on the scholarship and children's literature of many cultures and languages, she outlines the constituent areas that structure the field, including contact and transfer studies, intertextuality studies, intermediality studies and image studies. In doing so, she provides the first comprehensive overview of this exciting new research area. Comparative Children's Literature also links the fields of narratology and translation studies, to develop an original and highly valuable communicative model of translation. Taking in issues of children's 'classics', the canon and world literature for children, Comparative Children's Literature reveals that this branch of literature is not as genuinely international as it is often fondly assumed to be and is essential reading for those interested in the consequences of globalization on children's literature and culture.

Max and Moritz and Other Bad Boy Tales

Author: Wilhelm Busch
Publisher: James a Rock
ISBN: 0918736188
Release Date: 2003-07-01
Genre: Fiction

This illuminated manuscript based on "The Book of Revelation" from the year 1250 may have been the world's first comic strip.

Jabberwocky and Other Poems

Author: Lewis Carroll
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486113296
Release Date: 2012-03-05
Genre: Poetry

Includes 34 nonsense verses and parodies: "The Walrus and the Carpenter," "Father William," "My Fancy," "A Sea Dirge," "Hiawatha's Photographing," "The Mad Gardener's Song," "Poeta Fit, non Nascitur," and many others.

The Brownies Their Book

Author: Palmer Cox
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 9783734033933
Release Date: 2018-09-20
Genre: Fiction

Reproduction of the original: The Brownies: Their Book by Palmer Cox

The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle

Author: Hugh Lofting
Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes
Release Date: 1922
Genre: Animals

Doctor Dolittle heads for the high seas in perhaps the most amazing adventure ever experienced by man or animal. Told by nine-and-a-half-year-old Tommy Stubbins, crewman and future naturalist, the voyages of Doctor Dolittle and his company lead them to Spidermonkey Island. Along with his faithful friends, Polynesia the parrot and Chee-Chee the monkey, Doctor Dolittle survives a perilous shipwreck and lands on the mysterious floating island. There he meets the wondrous Great Glass See Snail who holds the key to the greatest mystery of all.

The Library of Greek Mythology

Author: Apollodorus
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0192839241
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Fiction

A new translation of an important text for Greek mythology used as a source book by classicists from antiquity to Robert Graves, The Library of Greek Mythology is a complete summary of early Greek myth, telling the story of each of the great families of heroic mythology, and the various adventures associated with the main heroes and heroines, from Jason and Perseus to Heracles and Helen of Troy. Using the ancient system of detailed histories of the great families, it contains invaluable genealogical diagrams for maximum clarity.

Sing Song

Author: Christina G. Rossetti
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486119939
Release Date: 2012-05-04
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

For parents and children, these timeless verses are a marvelous way of capturing the joy of childhood — reproduced here with original Victorian illustrations. 120 poems. 120 illustrations by Arthur Hughes. Includes two selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Shakespeare s Stories for Young Readers

Author: E. Nesbit
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486114002
Release Date: 2012-03-05
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Twelve of the Bard's most famous plays, delightfully adapted for young readers: Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, King Lear, As You Like It, and eight others.


Author: Gregory Maguire
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780062684400
Release Date: 2017-10-31
Genre: Fiction

From the author of the beloved #1 New York Times bestseller Wicked, the magical story of a toymaker, a nutcracker, and a legend remade . . . Gregory Maguire returns with an inventive novel inspired by a timeless holiday legend, intertwining the story of the famous Nutcracker with the life of the mysterious toy maker named Drosselmeier who carves him. Hiddensee: An island of white sandy beaches, salt marshes, steep cliffs, and pine forests north of Berlin in the Baltic Sea, an island that is an enchanting bohemian retreat and home to a large artists' colony-- a wellspring of inspiration for the Romantic imagination . . . Having brought his legions of devoted readers to Oz in Wicked and to Wonderland in After Alice, Maguire now takes us to the realms of the Brothers Grimm and E. T. A. Hoffmann-- the enchanted Black Forest of Bavaria and the salons of Munich. Hiddensee imagines the backstory of the Nutcracker, revealing how this entrancing creature came to be carved and how he guided an ailing girl named Klara through a dreamy paradise on a Christmas Eve. At the heart of Hoffmann's mysterious tale hovers Godfather Drosselmeier-- the ominous, canny, one-eyed toy maker made immortal by Petipa and Tchaikovsky's fairy tale ballet-- who presents the once and future Nutcracker to Klara, his goddaughter. But Hiddensee is not just a retelling of a classic story. Maguire discovers in the flowering of German Romanticism ties to Hellenic mystery-cults-- a fascination with death and the afterlife-- and ponders a profound question: How can a person who is abused by life, shortchanged and challenged, nevertheless access secrets that benefit the disadvantaged and powerless? Ultimately, Hiddensee offers a message of hope. If the compromised Godfather Drosselmeier can bring an enchanted Nutcracker to a young girl in distress on a dark winter evening, perhaps everyone, however lonely or marginalized, has something precious to share.

The Bear That Wasn t

Author: Frank Tashlin
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486466194
Release Date: 2007-11
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

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.

English Fairy Tales

Author: Joseph Jacobs
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486120164
Release Date: 2013-04-10
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Treasury of 43 stories by great turn-of-the-century folklorist with a gift for fine narration includes "Jack and the Beanstalk," "Nix Nought Nothing," "Teeny-Tiny," and many more. 65 illustrations.