James Baldwin was an american editor and prolific writer, mostly known as the children's author in the subjects of legends, mythology, biography. He wrote over thirty books about famous people in history and retold classical stories. Some of the stories were selected for their historical value, others for the moral truths they convey, while some are intended solely to amuse. But all of his tales have the educational or literary value, so his literary activity had a considerable influence on the reading of American youth in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
“Sir Walter Raleigh” is a short story, entered in the collection of Fifty Famous Stories, published in 1896. The story tells about the brave and noble man whose name was Walter Raleigh, and his fine deeds, which made him a knight and favorite of the Queen of England.
James Baldwin was one of the most famous children’s authors of his time and still remains nowadays. We present you the classic example of his creation, that will be undoubtedly pleasant to your children. Enjoy the reading!