by George Fyler Townsend
Number of pages: 129
This book is regarded as the first book of juvenile literature. In these short tales the writer breathes life into the characters by endowing human qualities to animals. Written in a light-hearted tone, the writer ends each story on deep and profound moral. It is the most memorable collection of fables in world literature.
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by Johanna Spyri - J.B. Lippincot
Heidi is a little orphan girl who lives with her grandfather in a small Alpine village. She is an intelligent and endearing heroine, and the story about her has engaged children for more than a century. This is an illustrated edition from 1919.
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