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Book Information: Selfish Giant, the

Selfish Giant, the (1888) [Short Story]
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Summary (Library of Congress description):

A once selfish giant welcomes the children to his previously forbidden garden and is eventually rewarded by an unusual tiny child.

First published in The Happy Prince and Other Tales.

Original title: The Selfish Giant
Original languages: English

Quotes:

Genre: Fairy Tales & FolkloreOriginal Creations

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Happy Prince and Other Tales, the (1888) [Collection]
      Author: Oscar Wilde
     Complete Works of Oscar Wilde (1948) [Omnibus Volume]
      Author: Oscar Wilde
     Victorian Fairy Tale Book, the (1988) [Anthology]
      Authors: Charles Dickens , Edith Nesbit , Oscar Wilde , William Butler Yeats , James M. Barrie , Kenneth Grahame , William Makepeace Thackeray , Robert Browning , George MacDonald , Laurence Housman , Christina Rossetti , Mary de Morgan , John Ruskin , Henry Morley , William Allingham , Dinah Maria Mulock Craik , Ford Madox Ford
     Complete Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde (1990) [Collection]
      Author: Oscar Wilde
     Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales, the (1993) [Anthology]
      Authors: L. Frank Baum , Ursula K. Le Guin , Charles Dickens , Philip K. Dick , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Alison Lurie , Edith Nesbit , H. G. Wells , Oscar Wilde , Isaac Bashevis Singer , Bernard Malamud , Tanith Lee , Donald Barthelme , Lord Dunsany , Louise Erdrich , Kenneth Grahame , Robert Louis Stevenson , Howard Pyle , Jane Yolen , T.H. White , John Collier , Angela Carter , James Thurber , Joan Aiken , Catherine Sinclair , George MacDonald , Laurence Housman , Frank R. Stockton , Jay Williams , Walter de la Mare , Sylvia Townsend Warner , Mary de Morgan , Lucy Lane Clifford , John Ruskin , Carl Sandburg , Frances Browne , Juliana Horatia Ewing , Richard Hughes , Naomi Mitchison , Jeanne Desy , Richard Kennedy
     Complete Short Stories of Oscar Wilde, the (2006) [Collection]
      Author: Oscar Wilde

Notes:

  • Published individually as a picture book with illustrations by Susan Saelig Gallagher

Edition #1: The Selfish Giant

The Selfish Giant (1995)
Edition Details:

Language: English


Illustrated by: Katrien van der Grient
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Manifested in:

The Selfish Giant (1995)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: Edinburgh, UK
Publisher: Floris Books
ISBN: 9780863152122
Dimensions: 8.5 x 11.5 x 0.3 in
Pages: 28

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Edition #2: The Selfish Giant

The Selfish Giant (1995)
Edition Details:

Language: English


Illustrated by: S. Saelig Gallagher
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Manifested in:

The Selfish Giant (1995)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: New York, NY
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
ISBN: 9780399224485
Dimensions: 8.8 x 11.6 x 0.3 in
Pages: 32

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Edition #3: The Selfish Giant

The Selfish Giant (1984)
Edition Details:

Language: English


Illustrated by: Lisbeth Zwerger
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Manifested in:

The Selfish Giant (1991)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: New York, NY
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
ISBN: 9780907234302
Dimensions: 8.2 x 11.5 x 0.5 in
Pages: 24

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Edition #4: The Selfish Giant

The Selfish Giant (1978)
Edition Details:

Language: English


Illustrated by: Freire Wright Michael Foreman
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Manifested in:

The Selfish Giant (1982)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Harmondsworth, Middlesex
Publisher: Puffin Classics
ISBN: 9780140503838
Pages: 31

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Edition #5: The Selfish Giant

The Selfish Giant (1964)
Edition Details:

Language: English


Illustrated by: Robert M. Quackenbush
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Manifested in:
cover

The Selfish Giant (1965)

Place of publication: New York, NY
Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston
Notes: A Wise Owl book

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