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The Selfish Giant and Other Stories

by Oscar Wilde

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When the Selfish Giant decides to build a wall around his garden to prevent the children from playing in it, it becomes barren and stuck in perpertual winter. It takes a wonderful event and the heart of a young boy for him to realize the error of his ways. A classic tale for children, 'The Selfish Giant' is presented here with all of Oscar Wilde's other fairy stories - 'The Happy Prince', 'The Nightingale and the Rose', 'The Devoted Friend', 'The Remarkable Rocket', 'The Young King', 'The Birthday of the Infanta', 'The Fisherman and His Soul' and 'The Star-Child' - brought to life by Philip Waechter's bright and imaginative illustrations. Illustrated by Philip Waechter, this edition contains extra material and activities for young readers.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Alma Books
Publication Date:
2017

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Oscar Wilde (Author)

Famed for his brilliant wit, Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900) was a prolific writer and one of the most successful playwrights of Victorian Britain, as well as a champion for the values of Aestheticism.

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