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Twenty-seven tales tailored for teenagers from decisions of works of vintage writers of the traditional global. The tales have been selected through the writer for his or her inspirational worth, both "because they contained high quality ethical issues, in any other case simply because they have been poetic statements of usual phenomena which would improve the examine of normal science." Writers represented within the assortment contain Plato, Homer, Hesiod, Aristophanes, Pliny, and Ovid. a number of black and white illustrations supplement the textual content. appropriate for a while 6 and up.

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