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50 Greatest Stories For Older Children
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Classification : Anthology
Pub Date : Nov 25, 2020
Imprint : Hachette India Children'S Books
Page Extent : 576
Binding : HB
ISBN : 9789389253689
Price : 599

About the book

The most remembered tales, by the best storytellers ever!

Oh, the writers you will read – from the full-of-surprises O. Henry to the ever-popular Enid Blyton, from the super-imaginative H.G. Wells to the adventurous Rudyard Kipling, from heart-tugging Munshi Premchand to tongue-in-cheek Sukumar Ray, and a whole lot of other unforgettable authors...

Ah, the places they will take you – from a densely thicketed cantonment in eastern India to a battlefield in ancient Greece, from mysterious islands to the depths of the ocean, and from thundering rivers to chilly pine forests, and a host of thrilling landscapes...

Ooh, the characters you will meet – adventurous heroes and brave royals, monkey-kings and fairies, dragons and snarks, mongooses and many-headed hydras, and several others who will fascinate you...

This treasury of fifty timeless stories is a must-have, to read and revisit again and again.

Look in the book for stories by:

Ambrose Bierce, Andrew Lang, Anton P. Chekov, Arthur Conan Doyle, Charles Dickens, Dhan Gopal Mukerji, D.H. Lawrence, Edgar Allan Poe, E. Nesbit, Enid Blyton, Guy de Maupassant, H.G. Wells, Jack London, Jules Verne, Katherine Mansfield, Kenneth Grahame, Kottarathil Sankunni, Lal Behari Day, Leo Tolstoy, Lewis Carroll, Munshi Premchand, Nathaniel Hawthorne, O. Henry, Oscar Wilde, Rabindranath Tagore, Rudyard Kipling, Saki, Somadeva, Stephen Leacock, Sukumar Ray, Upendrakishore Ray Chowdhury, Washington Irving, Zane Grey, and more...


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