The Pied Piper of Hamelin

The Pied Piper of Hamelin - Everyman's Library CHILDREN'S CLASSICS

Hardback (21 Oct 1993)

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First published in 1842, Robert Browning's poetic version of the legend about the lost children of Hamelin is sub-titled 'A Child's Story' and was originally intended only for the private enjoyment of Willie Macready, young son of the famous actor. Once in print, it became a perennial favourite with generations of children (and compilers of poetry anthologies for children!) Kate Greenaway's illustrations, engraved by her regular printer Edmund Evans, were first published in 1888 and have become as popular as the poem itself, being considered by John Ruskin to be her finest work.

Book information

ISBN: 9781857159226
Publisher: Everyman
Imprint: Everyman's Library Children's Classics
Pub date:
DEWEY: 821.8
DEWEY edition: 20
Language: English
Number of pages: 104
Weight: 248g
Height: 216mm
Width: 163mm
Spine width: 12mm