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Wonder Clock, the (1888) [Collection]
by Howard Pyle Katherine Pyle Rating: Weighted - 7.2 / Average - 7.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Famous and influential as a preeminent illustrator, Howard Pyle was also a gifted writer beloved by millions--young and old--for his endearing and enchanting fairy tales. The Wonder Clock is a delightful, magical collection of whimsical stories: twenty-four stories for twenty-four hours. And each a timeless masterpiece. Peopled with jolly kings and queens, lovely princesses and evil witches, sly foxes and mischievous ravens, ogres and giants, dashing princes and nasty dragons, these are old fashioned fairly tales in the best and most beautiful sense that can be enjoyed by readers of any age. Includes verses by Katherine Pyle.


  • Bearskin
  • The Water of Life
  • How One Turned his Trouble to Some Account
  • How Three Went out into the Wide World
  • The Clever Student and the Master of Black Arts
  • The Princess Golden Hair and the Great Black Raver
  • Cousin Greylegs, the Great Red Fox, and Grandfather Mole
  • One Good Turn Deserves Another
  • The White Bird
  • How the Good Gifts Were Used by Two
  • How Boots Befooled the King
  • The Step-mother
  • Master Jacob
  • Peterkin and the Little Grey Hare
  • Mother Hildegard
  • Which is Best
  • The Simpleton and the Little Black Hen
  • The Swan Maiden
  • The Three Little Pigs and the Ogre
  • The Staff and the Fiddle
  • How the Princessís Pride was Broken
  • How Two Went into Partnership
  • King Stork
  • The Best that Life has to Give

Original title: The Wonder Clock
Original languages: English


Genre: Fairy Tales & FolkloreRetellings
Fairy Tales & FolkloreOriginal Creations

The following works are contained within this one:
     Bearskin (1888) [Short Story]
      Author: Howard Pyle
     Swan Maiden, the (1888) [Short Story]
      Author: Howard Pyle
     King Stork (1888) [Short Story]
      Author: Howard Pyle


  • The Wonder Clock :: electronic text and illustrations at the University of Virginia Library

Edition #1: Wonder Clock, the

Wonder Clock, the (1888)
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Language: English

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Wonder Clock, the (1888)

ISBN: 0765342669

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