Wonder Stories: The Best Myths for Boys and Girls by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey

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Author Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin, 1875-1961
Illustrator Burd, C. M. (Clara Miller), 1873-1933
LoC No. 20012815
Title Wonder Stories: The Best Myths for Boys and Girls
Contents How the myths began -- What Prometheus did with a bit of clay -- The paradise of children / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- What became of the giants -- How vulcan made the best of things -- How Orion found his sight -- The wonders Venus wrought -- Where the Labyrinth led -- How Perseus conquered the sea -- Pegasus, the horse who could fly -- How Mars lost a battle -- How Minerva built a city -- Cadmus, the alphabet king -- The picture Minerva wove -- The hero with a fairy godmother -- The pygmies / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The horn of plenty -- The wonder the frogs missed -- When Phaeton's chariot ran away -- When Apollo was herdsman -- How Jupiter granted a wish -- How Hyacinthus became a flower -- How King Midas lost his ears -- How Mercury gave up his tricks -- A little errand girl's new dress -- When Proserpine was lost -- The ploughman who brought famine -- The bee man of Arcadia -- When Pomona shared her apples -- How Psyche reached mount olympus -- How Melampos fed the serpent -- How a huntress became a bear -- The adventure of Glaucus -- The winning of the golden fleece -- Medea's cauldron -- How a golden apple caused a war -- How a wooden horse won a war -- The cyclops / Alfred Church -- Glossary.
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Language English
LoC Class PZ: Language and Literatures: Juvenile belles lettres
Subject Mythology, Classical -- Juvenile literature
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