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These special fairy tales, which Oscar Wilde made up for his own sons, include "The Happy Prince", who was not as happy as he seemed; "The Selfish Giant", who learned to love little children; and, "The Star Child", who suffered bitter trials when he rejected his parents...Often whimsical and sometimes sad, they all shine with poetry and magic.
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Ilustrated by Charled RobinsonAbout the Author:
Born in Ireland, Wilde (1854-1900) was educated in Dublin and Oxford and went on to become the leading exponent of aestheticism. His work includes plays, a novel, poetry and criticism. Imprisoned for homosexual acts, he died after his release in exile in Paris.Ian Small is a reader in English Literature at the University of Birmingham.
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Book Description Penguin Classics, 2007. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0140623663