Containing stories from National Review
's private collection of St. Nicholas Magazine
volumes (spanning the period from 1874 through the 1930s), this beautifully crafted and lavishly illustrated book includes some of the most entertaining, touching, and wholesome children's stories that have ever graced paper.
The National Review Treasury of Classic Children's Literature brings back over forty literary gemsmany long forgotten. Now, in the light of a new generation, they are as radiant, if not more radiant, than they were when first published. It will take the family who owns it on an exciting voyage, back to the Golden Era of children's literaturea more innocent time when the famous St. Nicholas Magazine offered the youth of America a monthly cornucopia of wonderful stories, tales, fables, and adventures, written by the literary giants of the time.
An unsurpassed compilation of wonderful children's stories by great writersor in the opinion of many, the greatest writersthis is a volume that can be counted on to provide youngsters and teens with superlative prose and poetry that entertain and, more importantly, promote and instill those values and lessons increasingly needed in our current culture.
What They're Saying...
"[A] welcome and recommended addition to school and community library...."
— Children's Bookwatch
"Excellent, wholesome and certain to broaden the horizons (mental and spiritual) of children and adults.... [A] beautiful book of wonderful children's stories that will delight, entertain and nourish your youngsters and teenagers."
— Catholic Parent
"These are great. If children can be taught to read and appreciate good literature at an early age, it helps serve as a moral, intellectual and cultural deterrent to the stuff they are being forced-fed by the pagan and dishonest media."
— Cal Thomas, syndicated columnist