The Happy Prince and Other Tales by Oscar Wilde - Free at Loyal BooksA haunting, magical fairy-tale collection, in which Oscar Wilde beautifully evokes among others The Happy Prince who was not so happy after all, The Selfish Giant who learned to love little children and The Star Child who did not love his parents as much as he should. Each of the stories shines with poetry and magic and will be enjoyed by children of every age. A perfect collection for children young and old, introduced by Markus Zusak, bestselling author of The Book Thief. Despite winning a first and the Newdigate Prize for Poetry, Wilde failed to obtain an Oxford scholarship, and was forced to earn a living by lecturing and writing for periodicals. After his marriage to Constance Lloyd in , he tried to establish himself as a writer, but with little initial success. Success, however, was short-lived.
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With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Find out more about OverDrive accounts. Oscar Wilde's The Happy Prince and Other Tales is a collection of stories for children each of which is so poignant and exquisite that they are as treasured by adults as they are by children.
The Happy Prince and Other Stories
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Some children's stories are frightening; why shouldn't some be sad! I am going to the House of Death. They are also crisp, which is not always the case in Kindle editions. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser.
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The young king looked in the mirror and saw his own face. After many days I came to Ashtar. He sat in his boat and listened. We do not want to buy your soul.
One always suffers for being generous! Then they left the city quickly. Some are znd accessible than others for example The Remarkable Rocket went a little above my five year old's head, while they could relate very well to The Happy Prince and The Selfish Giant. It was shaped like the full moon and it was brighter than the morning star.
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Why did he sell me so other people could laugh at me. We are so hungry! The sea came nearer and tried to cover him with its waves! The Infanta looked just like her mother!
It had short legs and long arms, and its big head was covered with long black hair. Come away? Some take us on journeys to strange and foreign places. If only the rocket in The Remarkable Rocket had read a few of these tales, his life haappy have been a great deal happier?