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The First Days of Man, As Narrated Quite Simply for Young Readers

By: Kummer, Frederic Arnold, 1873-1943

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A Book of Discoveries

By: Masefield, John, 1878-1967; Browne, Gordon, 1858-1932
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The Green Fairy Book

By: Andrew Lang, Henry Justice Ford
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Pollyanna

By: Eleanor Hodgman Porter

Miss Polly Harrington entered her kitchen a little hurriedly this June morning. Miss Polly did not usually make hurried movements; she specially prided herself on her repose of manner. But to-day she was hurrying?actually hurrying. Nancy, washing dishes at the sink, looked up in surprise. Nancy had been working in Miss Polly?s kitchen only two months, but already she knew that her mistress did not usually hurry.

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The Adventures of Pinocchio

By: C. Collodi

Excerpt: Of course you know that in the good old once upon-a -time tales of people who live in the Distant country in the shores of the far-off sea the strangest things always happen.

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Abridged), version 2

By: Lewis Carroll

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (commonly shortened to Alice in Wonderland) is an 1865 novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. It tells of a girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit hole into a fantasy world (Wonderland) populated by peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures. The tale plays with logic, giving the story lasting popularity with adults as well as children. It is considered to be one of the best examples of the ...

Children, Fantasy, Fiction

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Ozma of Oz (version 3)

By: L. Frank Baum

Ozma of Oz: A Record of Her Adventures with Dorothy Gale of Kansas, the Yellow Hen, the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, Tiktok, the Cowardly Lion and the Hungry Tiger; Besides Other Good People too Numerous to Mention Faithfully Recorded Herein published on July 30, 1907, was the third book of L. Frank Baum's Oz series. It was the first in which Baum was clearly intending a series of Oz books.

Children, Fiction, Fairy tales

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Dutch Twins, The

By: Lucy Fitch Perkins

This book is the first of a series of stories for supplementary reading the purpose of which is to give children a correct idea of life in different countries, both in the spirit and atmosphere of the story, and in the actual descriptions. These books will also further a spirit of friendliness and good will for children of other nationalities. (Lucy Fitch Perkins in The Dutch Twins) Illustrations for this story may be found at the e-text link.

Children, Fiction

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Just So Stories (version 3)

By: Rudyard Kipling

These whimsical short stories offer fanciful answers to a dozen of childhood's favorite why and how questions. With their generous sprinkling of nonsense words as well as a delightfully rhythmic storytelling feel, they seem to have been written to be read aloud. (summary by rachelellen)

Animals

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Mrs. Peter Rabbit

By: Thornton W. Burgess

A wonderful book in which we meet the lucky little bunny who becomes Mrs. Peter Rabbit! This is one of many delightful animal books written by Thornton W. Burgess. I grew up reading and enjoying these tales of talking animals with fun and varied personalities. Peter Rabbit is a character loved by all, and this charming tale recounts the adventures of meeting, wooing, and marrying Mrs. Peter Rabbit. (Introduction by CLW Rollins)

Children, Fiction, Animals

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Song of Hiawatha, The

By: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I sing the Song of Hiawatha, Brave of heart and strong of arm. Daughter's son of old Nokomis, Fathered by the harsh West Wind. With its regular, beating rhythm, the Song of Hiawatha has often been parodied, but in truth, it is a powerful, emotional epic; a hero's life, his loves and suffering. The legends and traditions of the North American Indian swirl together through the tale like a mountain stream, tumbling white over the rocks, and caressing the mossy tree roots. (...

Poetry

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Raggedy Ann Stories (version 2)

By: Johnny Gruelle

This is the book that started it all. Johnny Gruelle gave his daughter Marcella a rag doll, on which he had drawn an eternally smiling face. Marcella and Raggedy Ann became inseparable, and inspired Gruelle to write Raggedy Ann Stories, which was sold with its very own Raggedy Ann doll. Sadly, Marcella died at age 13 after complications from a smallpox vaccine, but Gruelle continued writing about Raggedy Ann. (description by Zachary Brewster-Geisz)

Children, Literature

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Raggedy Andy Stories

By: Johnny Gruelle

Raggedy Ann is a fictional character created by writer Johnny Gruelle (1880–1938) in a series of books he wrote and illustrated for young children. Raggedy Ann is a rag doll with red yarn for hair. The character was created in 1915 as a doll, and was introduced to the public in the 1918 book Raggedy Ann Stories . A doll was also marketed along with the book to great success. A sequel, Raggedy Andy Stories (1920) introduced the character of her brother, Raggedy Andy, dres...

Children, Fiction

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Green Fairy Book, The

By: Andrew Lang

Andrew Lang's Fairy Books or Andrew Lang's Coloured Fairy Books constitute a twelve-book series of fairy tale collections. Although Andrew Lang did not collect the stories himself from the oral tradition, the extent of his sources, who had collected them originally (with the notable exception of Madame d'Aulnoy), made them an immensely influential collection, especially as he used foreign-language sources, giving many of these tales their first appearance in English. As ...

Fairy tales, Children, Fiction

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Pollyanna

By: Eleanor H. Porter

Pollyanna tells the story of Pollyanna Whittier, a young girl who goes to live with her wealthy Aunt Polly after her father's death. Pollyanna's philosophy of life centers around what she calls The Glad Game: she always tries to find something to be glad about in every situation, and to always do without delay whatever she thinks is right. With this philosophy, and her own sunny personality, she brings so much gladness to her aunt's dispirited New England town that she t...

Children

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

By: Lewis Carroll

Excerpt: CHAPTER I; Down the Rabbit-Hole -- ALICE WAS BEGINNING to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank, and of having nothing to do: once or twice she had peeped into the book her sister was reading, but it had no pictures or conversations in it, ?and what is the use of a book,? thought Alice ?without pictures or conversation?? So she was considering in her own mind (as well as she could, for the hot day made her feel very sleepy and stupid), whether the ...

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Ozma of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919
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The Dutch Twins

By: Lucy Fitch Perkins

INTRODUCTION: KIT AND KAT -- I. THE DAY THEY WENT FISHING -- II. MARKET DAY WITH FATHER -- III. MOTHER'S DAY -- IV. ONE SUNDAY -- V. THE DAY THEY DROVE THE MILK CART -- VI. THE DAY THEY GOT THEIR SKATES...

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Just so Stories : For Little Children

By: Rudyard Kipling
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Old King Cole Mother Goose Melodies

Excerpt: Little boy blue come blow your horn the sheep's in the meadow the cow's in the court where's the little boy that looks after the sheep he?s under the hay-cock fast a-sleep will you wake him no not I for if I do he'll be sure to cry.

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