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 Jean Rudolph Wyss - Rand McNally & Company
Swept off course by a storm, a Swiss pastor, his wife, and four sons are shipwrecked on an uncharted tropical island. Thus begins the classic story of survival and adventure that has fired the imaginations of readers since it first appeared in 1812.
by Lewis Carroll - Macmillan and Co.
This is possibly the best known children's novel, a fantastical, whimsical tale which grabs reader's imagination and bursts with visual possibility. The story plays with logic, which has made it of lasting popularity with children as well as adults.
by Kathie Freeman - Kathleen Mc Pugh
The story of Tiger, a young, tabby cat, the cherished pet of Sam and Beth, a young newlywed couple. Then trouble strikes in the form of the couple's new baby. Feeling neglected, Tiger misbehaves and is soon relegated to being an outdoor cat.
by Mark Twain - Harper & Brothers
The story of a teenager who finds himself floating on a raft down the Mississippi River with an escaping slave. In the course of their journey, Huck and Jim meet adventure, danger, and a cast of characters who are sometimes menacing and hilarious.