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Samuel Griswold Goodrich: Peter Parley's Tales About America and Australia

Language:
English
Genres:
Childrens Fiction, Travel & Adventure

Samuel Griswold Goodrich was an American publisher and author of children’s books under the pseudonym of Peter Parley. Largely self-educated he was also a bookseller and publisher at Hartford and later in Boston. In 1828 he published for 15 years an illustrated annual, the Token, to which he was a frequent contributor both in prose and verse. The Token contained some of the earliest work of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Henry W. Longfellow. Goodrich published Peter Parley’s Magazine (1832–44) and then merged it into his Merry’s Museum, founded in 1841 and for a time edited by Louisa May Alcott. Peter Parley's Tales About America and Australia Here are the stories about explorers, who completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean. The main characters are the author, who tells these stories, Columbus and Pizarro. How was America, Australia and Peru first discovered, how did the first inhabitants look like? What kinds of the trees, plants and flowers are of the New world? The native Americans, who are they? How did the main characters manage all the hardship and dangerous situations, how did they pass this hard way and what adventures did they have? You'll get to know about it, just open a book...

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