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THE JUNIOR CLASSICS

SELECTED AND ARRANGED BY

WILLIAM PATTEN, MANAGING EDITOR OF THE HARVARD CLASSICS

INTRODUCTION BY CHARLES W. ELIOT, LL.D., PRESIDENT EMERITUS OF HARVARD
UNIVERSITY

WITH A READING GUIDE BY WILLIAM ALLAN NEILSON, Ph. D., PROFESSOR OF
ENGLISH, HARVARD UNIVERSITY, PRESIDENT SMITH COLLEGE, NORTHAMPTON,
MASS., SINCE 1917

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CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION
Charles, W. Eliot

PREFACE
William Patten

TALES OF THE AMERICAN INDIANS

Manabozho H. R. Schoolcraft
The Woodpecker H. R. Schoolcraft
Why the Diver Duck Has So Few Tail Feathers H. R. Schoolcraft
Manabozho Changed to Wolf H. R. Schoolcraft
Manabozho is Robbed H. R. Schoolcraft
Manabozho and the Woodpeckers H. R. Schoolcraft
The Boy and the Wolves Andrew Lang
The Indian Who Lost His Wife Andrew Lang

TALES FROM INDIA

Punchkin E. Frere - Page 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5
The Sun, Moon and Wind E. Frere
Why the Fish Laughed Joseph Jacob
The Farmer and Money Lender Joseph Jacob
Pride Goeth Before a Fall Joseph Jacob
The Wicked Sons Joseph Jacob
Tiger, Brahman, and Jackal Flora Annie Steel
The Lambikin Flora Annie Steel
The Rat's Wedding Flora Annie Steel
The Jackal and the Partridge Flora Annie Steel
The Jackal and the Crocodile Flora Annie Steel
The Jackal and the Iguana Flora Annie Steel
The Bear's Bad Bargain Flora Annie Steel
The Thief and the Fox Ramaswami Raju
The Farmer and the Fox Ramaswami Raju
The Fools and the Drum Ramaswami Raju
The Lion and the Goat Ramaswami Raju
The Glowworm and Jackdaw Ramaswami Raju
The Camel and the Pig Ramaswami Raju
The Dog and the Dog Dealer Ramaswami Raju
The Tiger, Fox, and Hunters Ramaswami Raju
The Sea, the Fox, and the Wolf Ramaswami Raju
The Fox in the Well Ramaswami Raju

TALES FROM THE NORSELAND

Ashiepattle P. C. Asbj?nsen
The Squire's Bride P. C. Asbj?nsen
The Doll in the Grass P. C. Asbj?nsen
The Bear and the Fox P. C. Asbj?nsen
The Lad Who Went to the North Wind Sir George W. Dasent
The Husband Who Was to Mind the House Sir George W. Dasent
How One Went Out to Woo Sir George W. Dasent
Why the Bear is Stumpy-Tailed Sir George W. Dasent
Boots and the Princess Sir George W. Dasent
The Witch in the Stone Boat Andrew Lang

TALES FROM FRANCE, SPAIN, AND POLAND

The Snuffbox Paul S?illot
The Golden Blackbird Paul S?illot
The Half-Chick Andrew Lang
The Three Brothers Hermann R. Kletke
The Glass Mountain Hermann R. Kletke

TALES FROM RUSSIA

Huntsman the Unlucky John T. Naak?
Story of Little Simpleton John T. Naak?
The Golden Fish Lillian M. Gask

TALES FROM SERBIA

The Wonderful Hair W.S. Karajich
The Language of Animals W.S. Karajich
The Emperor Trojan's Ears W.S. Karajich
The Maiden Who Was Wiser Than the King W.S. Karajich

AN IRISH TALE

The Three Sons Lady Gregory

TALES FROM CHINA AND JAPAN

Hok Lee and the Dwarfs Andrew Lang
A Dreadful Boar Adele M. Fielde
The Five Queer Brothers Adele M. Fielde
The Accomplished Teakettle A.B. Mitford
Adventures of Little Peachling A.B. Mitford

A TALE FROM NEW GUINEA

The Two Lizards Annie Ker

A TALE FROM JAMAICA

De King and De Peafowl Mary P. Milne-Horne

SOME OLD FAVORITES

Hansel and Grethel W. and J. Grimm
Thumbling W. and J. Grimm
The Six Swans W. and J. Grimm
Snow-White and Rose-Red W. and J. Grimm
The Ugly Duckling Hans C. Andersen
The Tinder-Box Hans C. Andersen
The Constant Tin Soldier Hans C. Andersen
The Fir Tree Hans C. Andersen
The Flying Trunk Hans C. Andersen
The Darning Needle Hans C. Andersen
Pen and Inkstand Hans C. Andersen
Cinderella Miss Mulock
Little Red Riding-Hood Charles Perrault
The Story of the Three Bears Robert Southey
Puss in Boots Charles Perrault
Jack the Giant-Killer Joseph Jacobs
Tom Thumb Joseph Jacobs
Blue Beard Charles Perrault
The Brave Little Tailor Anonymous
The Sleeping Beauty Charles Perrault
The Fair One With Golden Locks Miss Mulock
Beauty and the Beast Mme. d'AuLnoy
Jack and the Beanstalk Anonymous
Hop-o'-My-Thumb Joseph Jacobs
The Goose-Girl Anonymous
He Who Knew Not Fear Anonymous

THE FABLES OF AESOP
The Town Mouse and the
Country Mouse Aesop
The Man, Boy, and Donkey Aesop
The Shepherd's Boy Aesop
Androcles Aesop
The Fox and the Stork Aesop
The Crow and the Pitcher Aesop
The Frogs Desiring a King Aesop
The Frog and the Ox Aesop
The Cock and the Pearl Aesop
The Fox Without a Tail Aesop
The Fox and the Cat Aesop
The Dog in the Manger Aesop
The Fox and the Goat Aesop
Belling the Cat Aesop
The Jay and the Peacock Aesop
The Ass and the Lap-Dog Aesop
The Ant and the Grasshopper Aesop
The Woodman and the Serpent Aesop
The Milkmaid and Her Pail Aesop
The Lion and the Mouse Aesop
Hercules and the Waggoner Aesop
The Lion's Share Aesop
The Fox and the Crow Aesop
The Dog and the Shadow Aesop
The Wolf and the Lamb Aesop
The Bat, Birds, and Beasts Aesop
The Belly and the Members Aesop
The Fox and the Grapes Aesop
The Swallow and the Birds Aesop


ILLUSTRATIONS

HE OFTEN TREMBLED AT WHAT HE HEARD AND SAW, Manabozho the Mischief-
Maker, Frontispiece illustration in color from the painting by Dan
Sayre Groesbeck

WHILE THEY WERE STUPIDLY STARING, THE KETTLE BEGAN FLYING ABOUT THE
ROOM, The Accomplished and Lucky Teakettle, From the painting by
Warwick Goble

A VERY OLD WOMAN, WALKING UPON CRUTCHES, CAME OUT, Hansel and Grethel,
>From the painting by Arthur Rackham

THEN BLUE BEARD BAWLED OUT SO LOUD THAT HE MADE THE WHOLE HOUSE
TREMBLE, Blue Beard, From the painting by Edmund Dulac

BEING INFORMED OF EVERYTHING BY A LITTLE DWARF WHO WORE SEVEN-LEAGUE
BOOTS, Sleeping Beauty, From the painting by Edmund Dulac

 


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