This book traces the origins and the evolution of many popular children stories; the history and hidden meaning of the world's greatest fairy tales. There are tales we heard as children that we tell to our children, but where did they come from. More importantly what do they mean? An excellent resource for anyone interested in children's literature or world folklore.
April 24, 2017 10:05 AM
The aim of this work is to suggest a rough outline of Chinese civilization from the earliest times down to the near present period of rapid and startling transition. It has been written, primarily, for readers who wish to expand their world view and knowledge on China's civilization in the hope that it may succeed in alluring them to a wider and more methodical research.
April 20, 2017 07:01 AM
Beautiful Joe tells the true story of a dog from Meaford, Ontario that had his ears and tail chopped off by an abusive owner as a puppy, but is rescued by a Meaford family whose lives he later saves. The story is written from the dog's point of view, and is often compared to Black Beauty which was released a few years earlier. When the book was published, it received worldwide attention. It was…
April 17, 2017 12:00 PM
John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892) was an influential American Quaker poet and ardent advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. Although he received little formal education, he was an avid reader who studied his father's six books on Quakerism until their teachings became the foundation of his ideology. He was heavily influenced by the doctrines of his religion, particularly its…
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