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? With cheeky illustrations throughout, nine of the world's best-known books have been revamped as brief, delightful ditties for readers 4 to 8, setting Moby-Dick to the tune of "Mary Had a Little Lamb," transforming Jane Eyre into a whirlwind adventure, making Hamlet literally into a Great Dane, and reducing Marcel Proust's vast Remembrance of Things Past to two lines.
Shrunken Treasures: Literary Classics, Short, Sweet, and Silly
Author: Scott Nash.