The Pygmies: A Short Story About Pygmies - Taken from

The Pygmies: A Short Story About Pygmies - Taken from "A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys"

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Overview

This is one of the popular Greek myths about the pygmies. In this story, Hawthorne brings in 6-8 inch high pygmies as a foil to the cyclops-giant Antaeus. It is adapted here by Nathaniel Hawthorne for children. This story is taken from “A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys.” It is a pleasure to publish this new, high quality, and affordable edition of this timeless story.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940012661364
Publisher: Petra Books
Publication date: 03/14/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 105 KB
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

One of the greatest authors in American literature, Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) was a novelist and short story writer born in Salem, Massachusetts. Hawthorne’s best-known books include The House of the Seven Gables and The Scarlet Letter, works marked by a psychological depth and moral insight seldom equaled by other writers.

Date of Birth:

July 4, 1804

Date of Death:

May 19, 1864

Place of Birth:

Salem, Massachusetts

Place of Death:

Plymouth, New Hampshire

Education:

Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, 1824

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