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More classics to read aloud to your children

Author: William F RussellH C AndersenWilliam WordsworthWilliam BlakeEdward LearAll authors
Publisher: New York : Crown, [1986] ©1986
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Selections for reading aloud from poems, novels, and plays by Blake, Longfellow, O. Henry, Twain, Shakespeare, Poe, and other well-known authors.
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Genre/Form: Children's literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William F Russell; H C Andersen; William Wordsworth; William Blake; Edward Lear; Kenneth Grahame; Eugene Field; Robert Louis Stevenson; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Thomas Hood; Lewis Carroll; Lincoln Steffens; Louisa May Alcott; Carl Sandburg; O Henry; John Greenleaf Whittier; James Russell Lowell; Mark Twain; Robert Frost; Helen Keller; Oliver Wendell Holmes; Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings; Charles Lamb; Abraham Lincoln; Martin Luther King, Jr.; William Shakespeare; Edgar Allan Poe; Shirley Jackson; Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Jack London
ISBN: 0517561085 9780517561089 0517882272 9780517882276
OCLC Number: 13270377
Description: vi, 264 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: (Ages 5- up): Brave tin soldier ; Emperor's new clothes / Hans Christian Andersen --
Kitten at play / William Wordsworth --
The lamb / William Blake --
Aladdin and the wonderful lamp --
Pied piper of Hamelin / adapted from poem by Robert Browning --
Owl and the pussycat / Edward Lear --
Open road (from Wind and the willows) / Kenneth Grahame --
Wynken, Blynken and Nod / Eugene Field --
My bed is a boat / Robert L. Stevenson --
Dick Whittington and his cat --
Hiawatha's childhood (from Song of Hiawatha) / H.W. Longfellow --
Pandora's box (from A wonder book) / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
I remember, I remember / Thomas Hood --
On the meaning of words (from Alice through the looking glass) / Lewis Carroll --
Jabberwocky / Lewis Carroll. (Ages 8- up): A miserable, merry Christmas (from The Autobiography of Lincoln Steffens) --
Village blacksmith / H.W. Longfellow --
Jo's literary efforts (from Little women) / Louisa May Alcott --
Arithmetic / Carl Sandburg --
Cop and the anthem / O. Henry --
Barbara Frietchie / John Greenleaf Whittier --
Beowulf's fight with Grendel (from Beowulf) --
June (from The vision of Sir Launfal) / James Russell Lowell --
Celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County / Mark Twain --
Stopping by the woods on a snowy evening / Robert frost --
from: The story of my life / Helen Keller --
Deacon's masterpiece, or, The wonderful one-hoss shay / Oiver Wendell Holmes --
from: Treasure Island / Robert Louis Stevenson --
Requiem / R.L. Stevenson. (Ages 11- up): from: The yearling / Marjorie K. Rawlings --
Birches / Robert Frost --
Macbeth / W. Shakespeare, retold by Charles Lamb --
Lines written in early spring / W. Wordsworth --
Gettysberg address / Abraham Lincoln --
I have a dream / Martin Luther King, Jr. --
Sonnet 29 ; Sonnet 116 / W. Shakespeare --
Tell-tale heart / Edgar Allan Poe --
Lottery / Shirley Jackson --
How do I love thee? / Elizabeth Barrett Browning --
To build a fire / Jack London.
Responsibility: William F. Russell.
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Selections for reading aloud from poems, novels, and plays by Blake, Longfellow, O. Henry, Twain, Shakespeare, Poe, and other well-known authors.

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