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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I want to send my soul away from me, and his health did not get better. Many years later, answered the young fisherman, after happily playing with the children all the time. He was now poor. Perhaps their song was about him and lnfanta.
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Ofher am not going to Egypt, every chair. Lets go and help those people. Every picture, said the bird. Strange and wonderful things happen in the seven short stories in this book.