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A Wonder Book

For Boys and Girls

Tor Classics

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Tor Classics

Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. Appropriate "reader friendly" type sizes have been chosen for each title—offering clear, accurate, and readable text. All editions are complete and unabridged, and feature Introductions and Afterwords.

This edition of A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys includes a Foreword, Biographical Note, and Afterword by Eileen Charbonneau.

Thousands of years ago, when monsters roamed the earth and magic rules the world, the Greeks set sail among the islands of the Aegean Sea in search of incredible riches and fantastic adventures...adventures that would become legendary.

The Gorgons: cruel witches with snakes for hair.

Midas: everything he touched turned to gold...even people.

Hercules: the greatest hero of all time.

Chimaera: part lion, part goat, part snake--but all monster!

Pegasus: the magical flying horse.

These are only a few of the fabulous heroes and monsters in the collection of classic Greek adventures retold especially for young people by one of the world's greatest authors.

At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied.

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A Wonder Book For Girls and Boys
The Gorgon's HeadTANGLEWOOD PORCHINTRODUCTORY TO "THE GORGON'S HEAD"Beneath the porch of the country-seat called Tanglewood, one fine autumnal morning, was assembled a merry party of little folks, with a tall youth in the midst of them. They had planned a nutting expedition, and were impatiently waiting for the mists to roll up the hill-slopes, and for the sun to pour the warmth of the Indian summer over the fields and pastures, and into the nooks of the many-colored woods. There was a prospect of as fine a day as ever gladdened the aspect of this beautiful and
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A Wonder Book

For Boys and Girls

Tor Classics

Nathaniel Hawthorne

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