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Tales About America And Australia

By: Peter Parley
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Tales About America and Australia" is an enthralling work written by Peter Parley, the pen name of Samuel Griswold Goodrich, a notable nineteenth-century American writer known for his contributions to children's literature. Parley starts on a literary voyage in this book that takes young readers on a fascinating examination of two unique and distant lands—America and Australia. The book is a compilation of engrossing narratives, each of which provides a unique perspective on the history, culture, and natural beauty of these two continents. Young readers are introduced to the indigenous peoples, wildlife, landscapes, and historical events that distinguish both America and Australia through Parley's colorful storytelling. Readers may expect to learn about Native American tribes, early European settlers, the American Revolution, and the continent's natural splendor in the America section. Parley's storytelling technique blends knowledge and entertaining, bringing history and geography to life for his young audience. Similarly, the part on Australia dives into the intriguing world of the Australian Aborigines, European exploration of the continent, its distinctive flora and fauna, and the difficulties faced by early inhabitants in this distant area. "Tales About America and Australia" not only acts as an educational resource, but it also instills in young readers a sense of wonder and adventure.

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Peter Parley

Samuel Griswold Goodrich (August 19, 1793 – May 9, 1860) was an American author better known by his pen name Peter Parley. Goodrich was the son of a Congregational pastor and was born in Ridgefield, Connecticut. Goodrich was mostly self-taught and worked as an assistant at a rural store in Danbury, Connecticut, which he left in 1808, and afterwards in Hartford, Connecticut, until 1811. He worked as a bookseller and publisher in Hartford from 1816 to 1822. From 1823 to 1824, he traveled throughout Europe before relocating to Boston in 1826. He purchased 45 acres (180,000 m2) in adjacent Roxbury in 1833 and built a mansion in what is now Jamaica Plain. There he remained in the publishing business, and from 1828 until 1842 he published The Token, an illustrated annual to which he contributed both prose and lyric. He returned to America and wrote Illustrated Natural History of the Animal Kingdom in 1859. He died in New York and was buried in Southbury, Connecticut, where he had lived briefly.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 90Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359325791
  • ISBN-13:9789359325798
  • Item Weight: 135g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 5.42mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Travel / General