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Rip Van Winkle and Other Stories (Puffin Classics)

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Publisher Comments:

The fables of Aesop have become one of the most enduring traditions of European culture, ever since they were first written down nearly two millennia ago. Aesop was reputedly a tongue-tied slave who miraculously received the power of speech; from his legendary storytelling came the collections of prose and verse fables scattered throughout Greek and Roman literature. The fables and their morals continue to charm modern readers: who does not know the stories of the tortoise and the hare, and the boy who cried wolf? This translation includes two hundred fables.

Synopsis:

This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

About the Author

Washington Irving, one of the first American authors to earn his living from writing, was born in 1783 and died in 1859.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780141330921
Author:
Irving, Washington
Publisher:
Puffin Books
Introduction by:
Donnelly, Jennifer
Introduction:
Donnelly, Jennifer
Author:
Aesop
Author:
Donnelly, Jennifer
Author:
Sedgwick, Marcus
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Childrens classics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series:
Puffin Classics
Publication Date:
20110331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7 x 5 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 10

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"Synopsis" by , This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.
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