The Project Gutenberg eBook of Dracula, by Bram Stoker.Folklore, legends, myths and fairy tales have followed childhood through the ages, for every healthy youngster has a wholesome and instinctive love for stories fantastic, marvelous and manifestly unreal. The winged fairies of Grimm and Andersen have brought more happiness to childish hearts than all other human creations. Yet the old time fairy tale, having served for generations, may now be classed as "historical" in the children's library; for the time has come for a series of newer "wonder tales" in which the stereotyped genie, dwarf and fairy are eliminated, together with all the horrible and blood-curdling incidents devised by their authors to point a fearsome moral to each tale. Modern education includes morality; therefore the modern child seeks only entertainment in its wonder tales and gladly dispenses with all disagreeable incident. Having this thought in mind, the story of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" was written solely to please children of today.
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This article will be permanently flagged as inappropriate and made unaccessible to everyone. Are you certain this article is inappropriate? Email Address:. The Magician's Nephew is a high fantasy novel for children by C. Lewis , published by Bodley Head in It was the sixth published of seven novels in The Chronicles of Narnia — ; it is volume one in recent editions, which are sequenced according to Narnia history.
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Every attempt has been made to replicate the original as printed. Some typographical errors have been corrected; a list follows the text. Buda-Pesth seems a wonderful place, from the glimpse which I got of it from the train and the little I could walk through the streets. I feared to go very far from the station, as we had arrived late and would start as near the correct time as possible. The impression I had was that we were leaving the West and entering the East; the most western of splendid bridges over the Danube, which is here of noble width and depth, took us among the traditions of Turkish rule. We left in pretty good time, and came after nightfall to Klausenburgh.
This article will be permanently flagged as inappropriate and made unaccessible to everyone. Are you certain this article is inappropriate? Email Address:. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is a high fantasy novel for children by C. Lewis , published by Geoffrey Bles in It was the first published of seven novels in The Chronicles of Narnia — and the best known; among all the author's books it is the most widely held in libraries. Like the others, it was illustrated by Pauline Baynes , and her work has been retained in many later editions.