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In the twenty tales told in this book, Charles & Mary Lamb succeeded in paraphrasing the language of truly adult literature in childrens terms. Let us not underestimate young readers: they love a complex story with many and varied characters, twists of plot, and turns of fate as much as anyone but they draw the line at reading in unfamiliar language. The Lambs provide a real feast of plain fare, and flavor it with as many tasty tidbits of Shakespearean language as they felt the young reader could easily digest. This deluxe Childrens Classic edition is produced with high-quality, leatherlike binding with gold stamping, full-color covers, colored endpapers with a book nameplate. Some of the other titles in this series include: Anne of Green Gables, Black Beauty, King Arthur and His Knights, Little Women, and Treasure Island.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780517205747
Subtitle:
Children's Classics
Foreword:
Perkins, Patricia
Foreword:
Perkins, Patricia
Author:
Lamb, Charles
Author:
Lamb, Charles And Mary
Author:
Perkins, Patricia
Author:
Lamb, Mary
Publisher:
Children's Classics
Location:
New York
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
British and irish fiction (fictional works by
Subject:
English drama
Subject:
Juvenile
Edition Description:
Random House
Series:
Children's Classics Random House
Series Volume:
no. 1998/420
Publication Date:
19990817
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.48x5.76x1.02 in. 1.18 lbs.

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