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The Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde (Selections)

Oscar Wilde; Editor-Neil Philip; Illustrator-Isabelle Brent

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ISBN 10: 0670855855 / ISBN 13: 9780670855858
Published by Viking Juvenile, 1994
Used Condition: Collectible: Like New Hardcover
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1994 with full number line hardback no marks and is in very good condition with dust coverAND AS ALWAYS SHIPPED IN 24 HOURS; and emailed to you a USPS tracking number on all orders; all books are sanitized and cleaned for your protection before mailing. PLEASE NOTE OVER SEAS BUYERS if the book extra large or heavy there will be additional postage due to the new US Postage rates. Bookseller Inventory # 110528011C

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Title: The Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde (Selections)

Publisher: Viking Juvenile

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Collectible: Like New

Edition: 1st edition.

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Spectacular full-color paintings complete with richly patterned borders in gold accompany a collection of Wilde's beautiful fairy tales, including ""The Selfish Giant"" and ""The Happy Prince.""

From School Library Journal:

Grade 1-4-- Hague's visual interpretation of Wilde's stories is more formal and traditional than Ed Young's The Happy Prince (S. & S., 1992) or P. Craig Russell's comic book version of Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde (NBM, 1992), but it works exceedingly well. His paintings and page decorations are solidly composed and finely detailed; his palette is darker than usual, achieving a note of somberness that complements these sentimental tales of self-sacrifice and misery, friendship and joy. The pictures are lush and velvety, burnished with gold. The collection includes all nine of the pieces Wilde wrote for his sons--"The Remarkable Rocket," "The Devoted Friend," and "The Nightingale and the Rose," appear alongside the more familiar "The Happy Prince," "The Selfish Giant," and "The Birthday of the Infanta." This handsome, well-made volume is eminently suitable for gift-giving; libraries looking for the complete set of these tales need look no further. --Linda Boyles, Alachua County Library District, Gainesville, FL
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