Publisher description for The big book of little : a classic illustrated edition / compiled by Cooper Edens.


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The garden of beloved children's stories is full of small characters: the Little Mermaid, Tom Thumb, Little Red Riding Hood, the Little Engine That Could. That's not only because children themselves are small. Audiences old and young, for generation upon generation, have cheered the triumph of the little over the big. Here, then, is a collection of tales that delights in everything small. Set with antique illustrations by such renowned artists as Honor C. Appleton, Arthur Rackham, Margaret Tarrant, and Walter Crane, these classic stories will enchant and entertain.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Children's stories.
Tales.
Nursery rhymes.
Children's poetry.
Short stories.
Folklore.
Poetry -- Collections.