| Oscar Wilde|
The Happy Prince and Other Tales
Beautifully written modern fairy tales intended for reading to children but with a message for adults, too. Wilde's first published collection containing the classics The Happy Prince and The Selfish Giant.
|The Happy Prince
. . . 8 pages|
A modern fairy tale about the selfless acts of a golden statue and a migrating swallow.
|The Nightingale and the Rose
. . . 6 pages|
A romantic nightingale comes to the aid of a lovesick student who has a single day to find a red rose.
|The Selfish Giant
. . . 5 pages|
No Trespassing! - The tale of one giant and his garden.
|The Devoted Friend
. . . 10 pages|
What exactly is friendship? A miller has very strong opinions on the subject in this witty tale narrated by a bird.
|The Remarkable Rocket
. . . 11 pages|
At the marriage of a handsome prince to a beautiful princess, a spectacular firework display is planned. This is the story of those fireworks - and one very important rocket in particular.