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The selfish giant

Author: Oscar Wilde; Michael Foreman; Freire Wright
Publisher: Harmondsworth : Puffin, 1982, ©1978.
Series: Picture Puffins.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A once selfish giant welcomes the children to his previously forbidden garden and is eventually rewarded by an unusual little child. Suggested level: junior, primary.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar Wilde; Michael Foreman; Freire Wright
ISBN: 0140503838 9780140503838
OCLC Number: 16599166
Notes: Originally published: London : Kaye & Ward, 1978.
Description: 31 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 18 x 23 cm.
Series Title: Picture Puffins.
Responsibility: Oscar Wilde ; illustrated by Michael Foreman and Freire Wright.

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""Here is a celebration of wonder and love. Goeller's music is a perfect complement to Wilde's story and Beatrice's paintings. I'm thrilled to see this old story gain new life in such a beautiful Read more...

 
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