The Book of Legends 

by Horace Elisha Scudder


Description:  Legends to supplement Fifty Famous Stories Retold. Includes the stories of St. George and the Dragon, William Tell, King Cophetua, St. Christopher, The Wandering Jew, and the Seven Sleepers of Ephesus, retold in fine English prose.


Additional information:

Ages:  ​7-10
Length:  76 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  None
Year published:  2006
ISBN:  978-1-59915-030-7
Genres:  Literature, Legends

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Table of Contents

1. The Proud King
2. St. George and the Dragon 
3. The Bell of Justice 
4. How the Lame Man and Blind Man Helped Each Other 
5. King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid 
6. William Tell 
7. The Dog Gellert 
8. The Wandering Jew 
9. The Legend of St. Christopher 

10. How the Princess Was Beaten in a Race
11. Abraham and the Old Man 
12. The Image and the Treasure 
13. The Flying Dutchman 
14. The Seven Sleepers of Ephesus 
15. The Little Thief 
16. The Fair Melusina 
17. The Brazen Head 
18. The Monk and the Bird

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