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Books with title The Selfish Giant

  • The Selfish Giant

    Oscar Wilde, Anton Lesser, Naxos AudioBooks

    Audiobook (Naxos AudioBooks, Nov. 27, 2013)
    This is a story from the The Happy Prince and Other Stories collection. Oscar Wilde's collection of fairy stories are among the greatest and most poignant classics for children and adults alike. Humour, pathos, delightful little characters abound in the stories of The Happy Prince and the Swallow who agrees to keep him company despite approaching winter; The Selfish Giant, who doesn't want children playing in his garden, and The Remarkable Rocket. In addition, there are those who are not so familiar: The Star Child, The Young King, and The Devoted Friend.
  • The Selfish Giant

    Oscar Wilde, David Ian Davies, One Voice Recordings

    Audiobook (One Voice Recordings, Feb. 17, 2010)
    When the giant's away, the children will play. That's what happens in Oscar Wilde's classic tale The Selfish Giant. Kids of all ages will love listening to this lively performance and will unwittingly learn an important lesson about selfishness and overcoming adversity.
  • The Selfish Giant

    Oscar Wilde, Alan Weyman, Spoken Realms

    Audiobook (Spoken Realms, May 12, 2017)
    He won't let the children play in his garden. What can give him a change of heart?
  • The Selfish Giant

    Oscar Wilde, Michael Gallen, Athena Media Ltd.

    Audiobook (Athena Media Ltd., March 12, 2015)
    The Selfish Giant returns home, after being away for seven years, to find children playing in his beautiful garden. It is a garden where the sun always shines and the birds sing. The Giant objects to the children being there and builds a wall to keep them out. From that moment on the garden, which once boasted pink blossoms and peach trees, falls into a perpetual Winter; for no other season will venture there without the children. Until a special little boy comes into the Giant's wintry world. The Selfish Giant is one of Oscar Wilde's best known and heartwarming stories and was published as part of Wilde's collection The Happy Prince and Other Stories in May 1888. The audiobook is narrated by Irish composer Micheal Gallen.
  • The Selfish Giant

    Oscar Wilde, Diane Havens, Blackstone Audio, Inc.

    Audiobook (Blackstone Audio, Inc., Dec. 11, 2013)
    A perennial classic that is sure to inspire a new generation of parents and children.After seven years, the Giant has nothing left to say to his friend the Cornish ogre, and so he returns home to his castle - only to find that in his absence, the children have been playing in his beautiful garden. At once the selfish Giant builds a high wall to keep the children out of the garden.Winter turns into spring all over the country - but not in the selfish Giant'sgarden. The trees refuse to bloom and the birds refuse to sing; they miss the children. The selfish Giant lies shivering in his large bed while Hail, Snow, North Wind, and Frost dance across the garden. But one morning the Giant hears a beautiful noise - what could it be?Proceeds from sale of this title go to Reach Out and Read, an innovative literacy advocacy organization.
  • The Selfish Giant

    Smitha Thomas, Ranjan Kamath, DC Books

    Audible Audiobook (DC Books, Dec. 16, 2014)
    The Selfish Giant wouldn't share his garden with the neighbourhood children. That's when Nature deserts him. Then slowly, the Giant realises that the children are the most beautiful flowers in his garden. Oscar Wilde's "The Selfish Giant" is an endearing story of selfless love.
  • The Selfish Giant

    Oscar Wilde, Lisbeth Zwerger

    Hardcover (Michael Neugebauer, Aug. 20, 1991)
    A once selfish giant welcomes the children to his previously forbidden garden and is eventually rewarded by an unusual tiny child.
  • The Selfish Giant

    Oscar Wilde

    eBook (Interactive Media, Dec. 15, 2015)
    Perpetual winter comes to a beautiful garden of the selfish giant who erected a wall around it to stop children playing in the garden. Unexpected consequences follow. The birds stop singing in this garden and both trees and flowers stop blossoming. One day discovers that spring has returned to the garden, as the children have found a way in through a gap in the wall. He sees the error of his ways, and resolves to destroy the wall.
  • The Selfish Giant

    Oscar Wilde, S. Saelig Gallagher

    Hardcover (Putnam Juvenile, March 21, 1995)
    When a giant refuses to allow children to play in his garden, the garden becomes bleak and dark, perpetually enveloped by winter, until a special child melts the giant's heart and brings spring back to the garden, in a beautifully illustrated rendition of Wilde's beloved fable.
  • The Selfish Giant

    Oscar Wilde, Jeanne Bowman

    Hardcover (Familius, March 1, 2019)
    A beloved tale that has lasted for generations, The Selfish Giant by Oscar Wilde, one of the world’s greatest writers, tells the tale of a very selfish giant, his wonderful garden, the curious and playful village children, and, of course, the little child who changes the giant’s heart. A beloved classic in English literature, The Selfish Giant may be Oscar Wilde’s greatest story of redemption and forgiveness.Newly illustrated by renowned artist Jeanne Bowman, this fantastic edition of this famous tale showcases Wilde’s story in a pallet and composition that will delight and inspire both young and old and will become a family treasure to be read again and again.
  • The Selfish Giant

    Oscar Wilde

    Paperback (Independently published, Sept. 21, 2019)
    “You let me play once in your garden, to-day you shall come with me to my garden, which is Paradise.” ― Oscar Wilde, The Selfish Giant — A Classic!— Includes Images from the Story
  • The Giant

    Lex Thomas

    Hardcover (Carolrhoda Lab ®, Sept. 1, 2016)
    In the violent early days of the quarantine, Gonzalo joins a gang of thieves who live in the ductwork of McKinley High School. There he falls in love with Sasha, but as he grows too big to fit, he is forced to leave without her. A year later, he scours the infected zone for her. No matter how many murderers, puncture wounds, or militia he has to survive, Gonzalo can't give up on Sasha. In the fourth installment of the Quarantine series, Lex Thomas delivers two intertwined stories about love and longing, which merge in a conclusion where the fate of the entire infected zone hangs in the balance.