Nine weighty literary classics are transformed into delectable morsels with Scott Nash s playful versification and whimsical illustration.
Can t stomach all of "Frankenstein"? Lacking the strength to read "The Odyssey"? Don t have 1,001 nights to get through Scheherazade s ordeal? Never fear, "Shrunken Treasures" are here Nine of the world s best-known stories and books have been reduced, like slowly simmered cherries, to tart and tasty mouthfuls. Lighthearted verse turns "Moby-Dick" into a simple nursery song. Outrageous color makes even gloomy "Hamlet" seem like fun. Riotous images transform Jane Eyre s ordeal into a whirlwind adventure. "The Metamorphosis, Remembrance of Things Past, Don Quixote, "and others have all been delivered from dense duty to delightful ditty in Scott Nash s collection of hallowed classics, featuring notes about the original texts at the end."
Literary Classics, Short, Sweet and Silly