By: J. H. (Joseph Henry) Pearce (1856-)
|Drolls From Shadowland|
By: Albert Hernhuter
By: Charles E. Carryl (1841-1920)
Davy and the Goblin
Eight-year-old Davy reads Lewis Carroll's novel Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and begins to get very sleepy. Suddenly a goblin appears in the fire and takes Davy on a "believing voyage" much like Alice's own adventures in Wonderland, where he meets many characters from fantasy and literature.
By: F. W. (Francis William) Bain (1863-1940)
|Bubbles of the Foam|
|The Substance of a Dream|
|An Essence of the Dusk, 5th Edition|
By: Eleanor Putnam (1856-1886)
|Prince Vance The Story of a Prince with a Court in His Box|
By: Heywood Broun (1888-1939)
Seeing Things at Night
This Book is a collection of humorous short stories which describe the comedy in everyday things and situations.
By: Edith King Hall
|Adventures in Toyland What the Marionette Told Molly|
By: William Bowen (1877-1937)
|The Old Tobacco Shop A True Account of What Befell a Little Boy in Search of Adventure|
By: Virginia Bennett
|The Pigeon Tale|
By: Stella Benson (1892-1933)
This is not a real book. It does not deal with real people, nor should it be read by real people. But there are in the world so many real books already written for the benefit of real people, and there are still so many to be written, that I cannot believe that a little alien book such as this, written for the magically-inclined minority, can be considered too assertive a trespasser. -- Stella Benson (author) Published in 1919, and set in London during the First World War, Living Alone tells of the meeting of a recluse and a witch, then rambles through magic, morality and aerial dogfights on broomsticks...
By: Robert Paltock (1697-1767)
|Life And Adventures Of Peter Wilkins, Vol. I. (of II.)|
By: Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel (1885-1959)
|The Pathless Trail|
By: David Mason
|Something Will Turn Up|
By: Karle Wilson Baker (1878-1960)
|The Garden of the Plynck|
By: Carl Henry Grabo (1881-)
|The Cat in Grandfather's House|
By: Louis Dodge (1870-1952)
|Everychild A Story Which The Old May Interpret to the Young and Which the Young May Interpret to the Old|
By: Bernard Edward Joseph Capes (1854-1918)
|At a Winter's Fire|
By: Fanny Coe [editor] (1866-1956)
The Book of Stories for the Storyteller
This is a delightful collection of 43 fairy tales (both old and new), folk lore, myths and real life stories by a variety of authors, brought together by writer Fanny E Coe. They are mostly short and are fun to listen to by children and adults and most teach valuable lessons about life. Some of the stories are: A Legend of the North Wind; How the Robin's Breast became Red; The Little Rabbits; St Christopher; The Necklace of Truth; A Night with Santa Claus; The Wolf-Mother of Saint Ailbe; Pocahontas and How Molly spent her Sixpence
By: Raymond Paton
|The Tale of Lal A Fantasy|
By: Thomas M. (Thomas March) Clark (1812-1903)
|John Whopper The Newsboy|
Poems Every Child Should Know
A treasure trove of more than two hundred poems, this gem of an anthology compiled by Mary E Burt is indeed a most valuable set of poems to read or listen to. Published in 1904, Poems Every Child Should Know contains some well-loved verses like Thomas Gray's Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard, Lewis Carroll's delightful parody Father William, Felicia Hemans' deeply-moving Casablanca and other favorites. It also has lesser-known but equally beautiful pieces like Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's The Arrow and The Song, Robert Browning's The Incident of the French Camp, Eugene Field's nonsense lyrics Wynken, Blynken and Nod and a host of other wonderful verses...
By: Joseph Jacobs (1854-1916)
English Fairy Tales
Jack the Giant-Killer, Tom Thumb, Goldilocks and The Three Bears, Henny Penny, Dick Whittington, The Three Little Pigs, Red Riding Hood and a host of immortal characters are found in this delightful collection of English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs. The book made its first appearance in 1890 and has remained a firm favorite with both young and old ever since. Fairy tales have traditionally emanated from France and Germany. The famous compilations by La Fontaine and the Brothers Grimm have overshadowed children's literature for centuries...
By: Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849)
12 Creepy Tales
From the master of the psychological horror genre comes this brilliant collection 12 Creepy Tales by Edgar Allan Poe. It features some of his classics like The Tell-Tale Heart, The Black Cat and The Cask of Amontillado which are supreme examples of his craft. The Black Cat is a truly horrifying story of a death-row confession of guilt by a serial killer. The much loved family cat becomes the agent of his destruction and inevitable descent into crime and madness. Another superb story is The Facts in the Case of M Valdemar...
Legend Land is a collection of some of the OLD TALES told in those Western Parts of Britain served by the GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY, now retold by LYONESSE
An Arthurian Miscellany
A collection of works that explore the rich and evocative legend of King Arthur. The exploits of Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table have been a staple of British literature through the centuries, drawing together themes of pagan wizardry, the search for the Holy Grail, chivalry and of course romance.
By: Edmond Hamilton (1904-1977)
The City at World's End
A surprise nuclear war may cause the End of the World, but not the way anyone could have imagined. A classic science fiction tale from Galaxy Magazine.
By: Michael Knerr (?-1999)
Sex Life of the Gods
Beth Danson was about twenty-five and, besides her deep auburn-brown hair and lovely face, she boasted an equally attractive body. He found himself captivated by the warm thrust of her breasts beneath the silk blouse. The clear milk of her flesh, at the “V” of her throat excited him in a strange way. When he thought of her as his wife, it was frightening. It was as though someone had tossed him a woman and expected him to just fall into the routine of marriage. It wouldn’t be hard to come to love this woman, but it would take awhile...
By: J. M. Barrie (1860-1937)
The Story of Peter Pan
THE STORY OF PETER PAN RETOLD FROM THE FAIRY PLAY BY SIR J.M. BARRIE BY DANIEL O'CONNOR. Basically, Daniel O'Connor took the story from the original play, with the approval of Barrie, and shortened it into a book with music and beautiful illustrations. This shorter book was published before Barrie wrote the longer novel using the same plot and characters.
By: Owen Wister (1860-1938)
The New Swiss Family Robinson
A parody of its famous predecessor, this short piece was written by Owen Wister for the Harvard Lampoon
By: Frank R. Stockton (1834-1902)
The Bee-Man of Orn and Other Fanciful Tales
A collection of nine enchanting short stories filled with curious beasts and unexpected endings. Included are The Bee-Man of Orn; The Griffin and the Minor Canon; Old Pipes and the Dryad; The Queen's Museum; Christmas Before Last: Or, The Fruit of the Fragile Palm; Prince Hassak's March; The Battle of the Third Cousins; The Banished King; and The Philopena