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Stories of King Arthurs Knights Told to the Children

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More than four hundred years ago, there lived a diligent man called Sir Thomas Malory, who wrote in English words many of the beautiful Welsh tales about King Arthur’s Knights...

Poor Richards Almanac

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A brief biographical sketch of Franklin's life, followed by a collection (published in 1899) of 670 aphorisms, apothegms, or proverbs - short, pithy, instructive sayings - that were scattered throughout...

Jack and the Check Book

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A small collection of timeless and humorous fairy tales.

The Inventions of the Idiot

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This humorous story by the editor of Puck magazine describes how the Idiot sets out to improve the lot of civilized man through his inventions - the lot of barbarian...

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The Little Mermaid

A well-known fairy tale by the Danish author Hans Christian Andersen about a young mermaid willing to give up her life in the sea and her identity as a mermaid...

The Book of Dragons

A dragon who flies out of a magical book; one whose purr quiets a fussy baby; another who eats an entire pack of tame hunting-hippopotomuses: These eight dragon tales are...

The Magic Pudding

Bunyip Bluegum the koala sets out on his travels taking only a walking stick. At about lunchtime, feeling more than slightly peckish, he meets Bill Barnacle the sailor and Sam...

A Book of Nonsense

This book contains 112 of these funny, imaginative verses that have been well loved by many generations of children.

The Fairy Tales of Science

This book, written in the mid-19th century and illustrated by Charles H. Bennett, introduces topics in science for children.

Our Little Korean Cousin

Children's Life in Other Countries Published 1903 - This little volume gives just a glimpse into the mode of life, the habits and customs, and the traditions of the Koreans...

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The Love Affairs of a…

A series of sketches on the delights, adventures, and misadventures connected with bibliomania. Bibliomania is characterized by the collecting of books, which have no use to the collector or any...

Christmas Roses

A beautiful collection of pretty little poems.

The Mysterious Stranger and Other…

The Mysterious Stranger is the final novel attempted by the American author Mark Twain. He worked on it periodically from 1897 through 1908. The body of work is a serious...

Captain William Kidd and Others…

Pirate stories galore! Pirate life was not always what it seemed from the outside.

The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo (French: Le Comte de Monte-Cristo) is an adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. The story takes place in France, Italy, islands in the Mediterranean and the Levant...

Hero Tales from American History

It is a good thing for all Americans, and it is an especially good thing for young Americans, to remember the men who have given their lives in war and...

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