Lost Classics Book Company has just completed its first eight treasured chidren's books from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The books are faithfully reproduced with their delightful original illustrations, recalling the values of a bygone era, as well as standards of good writing and art. . . This wonderful book teaches American History through 52 stories about great Americans, written to bring the people and the times to life in the mind of children . . . --Education Reporter, "Children Will Love Discovering 'Lost Classics,'" May 1997
From the Publisher
Edward Eggleston teaches American history in the best way possible for children: with 52 imaginative stories of great Americans. Stories written at a time when Americans wanted their children to be proud of their country. Stories that bring the people and times to life. Stories designed to give hours of reading pleasure.
The 52 chapters here include stories about war heroes, statesmen, explorers, inventors, writers, artists, scientists, and just plain oprdinary people who made a difference. The lives of these men and women wonderfully illustrate the virtues children need to learn.
Recommended for Ages 6-8.