By Kenneth Grahame, Lewis Carroll, J. M. Barrie, Alexandre Dumas père
For younger dreamers, nostalgic mom and dad, and creative readers of every age, this excellent e-book assortment not just includes 5 of the main cherished children's books on the planet yet the most well-liked and enduring literature ever placed to web page. every one of those might be thought of a "Household Book," as A. A. Milne so affectionately defined The Wind within the Willows--books that "everybody within the family loves, and rates regularly ever afterwards; [books that are] learn aloud to each new guest."
THE WIND within the WILLOWS
Written through Kenneth Grahame as bedtime tales for his son, The Wind within the Willows keeps to thrill readers this present day. Basing his fanciful animal characters on human archetypes, Grahame imparts a steady, playful knowledge in his undying stories. Few readers can be capable of withstand a call for participation to hitch the Wild Wooders at Toad corridor, get pleasure from a brief splash within the river with Rat and Badger, or take a swerving trip with Toad in a "borrowed" motor-car.
ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND & throughout the LOOKING-GLASS
Conceived through a shy British don on a golden afternoon to entertain ten-year-old Alice Liddell and her sisters, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and during the Looking-Glass have overjoyed generations of readers in additional than 80 languages. "The clue to the iconic fascination and greatness of the Alice books," writes A. S. Byatt in her creation, "lies in language. it really is play, and word-play, and its unending exciting puzzles proceed to bare themselves lengthy once we have ceased to be children."
J. M. Barrie
Set in London and and the paranormal Neverland, J. M. Barrie's story of a boy who refuses to develop up has thrilled generations of readers. during this novel, which Barrie tailored from his 1904 play, Peter introduces Wendy, Michael, and John Darling to the fairy Tinker Bell and the misplaced boys. jointly, they do conflict with Captain Hook and his fierce band of pirates.
THE 3 MUSKETEERS
First released in 1844, Alexandre Dumas's swashbuckling epic chronicles the adventures of D'Artagnan, a gallant younger nobleman who trips to Paris in 1625 hoping to affix the ranks of the musketeers guarding Louis XIII. He quickly reveals himself battling along 3 heroic comrades--Athos, Porthos, and Aramis--who search to uphold the honour of the king through foiling the depraved plots of Cardinal Richelieu and the gorgeous undercover agent "Milady."