Across the Years

Across the Years

Eleanor H. Porter

A collection of charming and insightful short stories from Eleanor H. Porter, best known for the widely acclaimed novel Pollyanna. Touching on an array of engaging subjects and timeless themes, these stories showcase Porter’s gift for crafting memorable characters that often find themselves in unusual or trying circumstances. Chapters include: When Father and Mother Rebelled; Jupiter Ann; The Axminster Path; Phineas and the Motor Car…

The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book

Rudyard Kipling

Fully illustrated. The Jungle Book is a collection of stories by British Nobel laureate Rudyard Kipling. The best-known of them are the three stories revolving around the adventures of an abandoned “man cub” Mowgli who is raised by wolves in the Indian jungle. The most famous of the other stories are probably “Rikki-Tikki-Tavi”, the story of a heroic mongoose, and “Toomai of the Elephants”, the tale of a young elephant-handler. As with…

A Kidnapped Santa Claus

A Kidnapped Santa Claus

L. Frank Baum

A Kidnapped Santa Claus is a Christmas-themed short story written by L. Frank Baum, famous as the creator of the Land of Oz; it has been called one of Baum’s most beautiful stories and constitutes an influential contribution to the mythology of Christmas.