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May 11, 1993
| ISBN 9780679425335
Mar 11, 2015
| ISBN 9780375712807
| Middle Grade (10 and up)
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May 11, 1993 | ISBN 9780679425335
Mar 11, 2015 | ISBN 9780375712807 | Middle Grade (10 and up)
For the past two hundred years, Western readers, young and old alike, have been transported to the fabulous Orient by means of these remarkable stories, in which the everyday mingles on an equal footing with the uncanny and the miraculous. Accompanying the text are illustrations by W. Heath Robinson, which are themselves miracles of visual and imaginative sympathy.
Juan Mascaró taught at Oxford University, Parameshvara College at Jaffna, the University of Barcelona, and Cambridge University. He also translated The Dhammapada and The Upanishads for Penguin Classics. He died in 1987.
William Heath Robinson (1872-1944) was the youngest of the three artist sons of a wood engraver. Born in Hornsey Rise, north London, he studied at Islington School of Art and briefly at the Royal Academy Schools. His grandfather, Thomas Robinson,… More about W. Heath Robinson
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