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The Junior Classics Volume -1

By: Ed. William Patten
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Junior Classics, Volume 1: Fairy and Wonder Tales" is a collection of classic fairy tales and stories edited by William Allan Neilson. The book was first published in 1918 and has since become a popular children's classic. The book includes well-known fairy tales such as "Cinderella," "Sleeping Beauty," and "Little Red Riding Hood," as well as lesser-known stories from around the world. The stories are organized thematically, with sections devoted to tales of magic, heroes and heroines, animals and birds, and more. William Allan Neilson (1869-1946) was a Canadian-born American educator, editor, and literary critic. He taught at Harvard University and served as the university's president from 1919 to 1933. Neilson was a well-known figure in the literary world, and he edited several influential literary anthologies, including "The Junior Classics" and "The Harvard Classics." "The Junior Classics, Volume 1" is notable for its accessible language and engaging storytelling style, making it a popular choice for children's reading. The book has been praised for its ability to introduce young readers to classic literature and for its role in fostering a love of reading and storytelling.

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Ed. William Patten

Born around 1510, William Patten was a government official, author, and scholar during the reigns of King Edward VI and Queen Elizabeth I. He was the son of Richard Patten, a clothworker, and Grace, the daughter of John Baskerville. Patten's grandfather was Richard Patten of Boslow, Derbyshire, who was the brother of William Waynflete (also known as Patten), Bishop of Winchester. Patten attended Gonville Hall, Cambridge, and served as a minor chaplain and parish clerk of St Mary-at-Hill, Billingsgate, London, from 1528 and 1533, respectively. He was married twice, and his second wife was Anne, the daughter and heiress of Richard Johnson of Boston, Lincolnshire. Patten was the father of seven children, all from his second marriage, and he referred to himself as "unfortunate Patten...the sorrowing father."

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 357 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 935748955X
  • ISBN-13: 9789357489553
  • Item Weight: 428.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 19.7 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Literary Criticism / Children's Literature,Fiction / General,Juvenile Fiction / Short Stories