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Fairy tales of Oscar Wilde. 1, The selfish giant, the star child

Author: Oscar Wilde; P Craig Russell
Publisher: New York : NBM, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English
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The Selfish Giant relates the tale of a formidable giant who frightens children away from his garden only for it to wither in a never-ending winter. When the children come back, the giant becomes of a different mind. The Star-Child is found in a field one day, thought to be left by a star. But he lets his uniqueness and fair looks fill him with vanity, cruelty and haughtiness until he meets a beggarwoman that he  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comic books, strips, etc
Folklore Comic books, strips, etc
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar Wilde; P Craig Russell
ISBN: 156163056X 9781561630561 1561633755 9781561633753
OCLC Number: 417114016
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Contents: The selfish giant --
The star child.
Other Titles: Selfish giant
Star child
Responsibility: illustrated by P. Craig Russell.

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The Selfish Giant relates the tale of a formidable giant who frightens children away from his garden only for it to wither in a never-ending winter. When the children come back, the giant becomes of a different mind. The Star-Child is found in a field one day, thought to be left by a star. But he lets his uniqueness and fair looks fill him with vanity, cruelty and haughtiness until he meets a beggarwoman that he laughs and casts stones at.

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