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The Jungle Book

By: Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936

Advertising matter: p. 343-350 ; Includes index

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The Happy Prince and Other Tales and a House of Pomegranate

By: Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900, Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900

These two volumes of the author's fairy tales include The Nightingale and the Rose, The Selfish Giant, The Birthday of the Infanta, and many more ; Bibliography: p. ix ; These two volumes of the author's fairy tales include The Nightingale and the Rose, The Selfish Giant, The Birthday of the Infanta, and many more

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The sleeping beauty

By: Evans, C. S. (Charles Seddon), 1883-1944; Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939 ill

Supplemental catalog subcollection information: American Libraries Collection; American University Library Collection

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The story of King Arthur and his knights

By: Pyle, Howard, 1853-1911

Supplemental catalog subcollection information: American Libraries Collection; Historical Literature; Title within ornamental border

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The Phantom Rickshaw

By: Rudyard Kipling

Supplemental catalog subcollection information: American Libraries Collection; Historical Literature

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Little Lord Fauntleroy

By: Frances Hodgson Burnett

Cedric himself knew nothing whatever about it. It had never been even mentioned to him. He knew that his papa had been an Englishman, because his mamma had told him so; but then his papa had died when he was so little a boy that he could not remember very much about him, except that he was big, and had blue eyes and a long mustache, and that it was a splendid thing to be carried around the room on his shoulder. Since his papa’s death, Cedric had found out that it was bes...

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Puss in Boots

By: Josiah Wood Whymper

Supplemental catalog subcollection information: American Libraries Collection; Historical Literature; Engraved t.p. only, included in the list of plates as no. I.

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Heroes Every Child Should Know

By: Hamilton Wright Mabie

The endeavour has been made in this volume to bring together the heroic men of different races, periods and types; and in the selection of material the most attractive, intelligent and authoritative literature has been drawn upon. In cases in which the material selected belongs distinctively to the best literature, no changes have been made, although narratives have been abbreviated; in cases in which the material has a historical rather than a distinctively literary qua...

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The Cuckoo Clock

By: Mary Louisa Molesworth

Excerpt: Chapter 1. THE OLD HOUSE. ?Somewhat back from the village street Stands the old?fashioned country seat.? ONCE upon a time in an old town, in an old street, there stood a very old house. Such a house as you could hardly find nowadays, however you searched, for it belonged to a gone?by time a time now quite passed away. It stood in a street, but yet it was not like a town house, for though the front opened right on to the pavement, the back windows looked out upon...

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Bimbi. Stories for Children

By: Ouida, 1839-1908

The Nrnberg stove.--The ambitious rose-tree.--Moufflou.--Lampblack.--The child of Urbino.--In the apple-country.--Findelkind.--Meleagris Gallopavo.--The little earl

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Zanzibar tales told by natives of the east coast of Africa : trans...

By: Bateman, George W

Supplemental catalog subcollection information: Canadian Libraries Collection; Canadian University Library Collection; Candian History

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Understood Betsy

By: Dorothy Canfield Fisher
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Dickens' Stories about Children Every Child Can Read

By: Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870; Hurlbut, Jesse Lyman, 1843-1930

Illustrated end papers; OCLC number: ocm10715680

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What shall we do now? Over five hundred games and pastimes; a book...

By: Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958

Supplemental catalog subcollection information: American Libraries Collection; Historical Literature

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Rainbows for Children

By: Lydia Maria Francis Child, Caroline Sturgis Tappan
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Rikki-Tikki-Tavi

By: Rudyard Kipling; Jane Aker, performer

"Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" is a short story in The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling about the adventures of a valiant young mongoose. The story is notable for its frightening and serious tone. A 19th-century English family — who have moved to a bungalow in the jungles of Segowlee cantonment in Bihar State, India — discover a young Mongoose half drowned from a flood. They revive it and decide to keep it as a pet. The young mongoose, named Rikki Tikki Tavi, finds himself confronted ...

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