Fifty Famous Stories Retold

by James Baldwin

Description:  Includes fifty legendary tales depicting certain romantic episodes in the lives of well-known heroes and famous men, or in the history of a people. Children naturally take a deep interest in such stories. The reading of them will not only give pleasure but will lay the foundation for broader literary studies, as nearly all are the subjects of frequent allusions in poetry and prose.

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Ages:  6-9
Length:  186 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2005
ISBN:  978-1-59915-006-2
Genres:  History, World History

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Table of Contents

1. King Alfred and the Cakes
2. King Alfred and the Beggar 
3. King Canute on the Seashore 
4. The Sons of William the Conqueror 
5. The White Ship 
6. King John and the Abbott 
7. A Story of Robin Hood 
8. Bruce and the Spider 
9. The Black Douglas 
10. Three Men of Gotham 
11. Other Wise Men of Gotham 
12. The Miller of the Dee 
13. Sir Philip Sidney 
14. Ungrateful Soldier 
15. Sir Humphrey Gilbert 
16. Sir Walter Raleigh 
17. Pocahontas 
18. George Washington and His Hatchet 
19. Grace Darling 
20. The Story of William Tell 
21. Arnold Winkelried 
22. The Bell of Atri 
23. How Napoleon Crossed the Alps 
24. The Story of Cincinnatus 
25. The Story of Regulus 

26. Cornelia's Jewels
27. Androclus and the Lion 
28. Horatius at the Bridge 
29. Julius Cæsar 
30. The Sword of Damocles 
31. Damon and Pythias 
32. A Laconic Answer 
33. The Ungrateful Guest 
34. Alexander and Bucephalus 
35. Diogenes the Wise Man 
36. The Brave Three Hundred 
37. Socrates and His House 
38. The King and His Hawk 
39. Doctor Goldsmith 
40. The Kingdoms 
41. The Barmecide Feast 
42. The Endless Tale 
43. The Blind Men and the Elephant 
44. Maximilian and the Goose Boy 
45. The Inchcape Rock 
46. Whittington and His Cat 
47. Casabianca 
48. Antonio Canova 
49. Picciola 
50. Mignon

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