Publication: Children of Wonder: 21 Remarkable and Fantastic Tales

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  • Publication: Children of Wonder: 21 Remarkable and Fantastic Tales Publication Record # 6923
  • Editors: William Tenn
  • Date: 1953-03-19
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
  • Price: $2.95
  • Pages: xiv+337
  • Format: hc?
  • Type: ANTHOLOGY
  • Container Title: Children of Wonder • (1953) • anthology by William Tenn
  • Cover: Paul Bacon
  • Notes:
    • "First Printing" on copyright page [as noted by Currey.]
    • Publication date per Cole checklist of SF anthologies.
    • $2.95 price on front flap of jacket. "Jacket design by Paul Bacon" on back flap.
    • On the Contents pages (vii-viii), the stories are grouped into seven Parts: "Wild Talents", "The Child Possessed", "The Stuff of Dreams", "Terror in the Nursery", "Alien Brothers", "Little Superman, What Now?" and "In Times To Come". Each Part is prefaced by a short essay which is uncredited, but presumably by the editor, William Tenn.
    • "Nightmare for Future Reference" is sub-titled "A narrative poem" on Contents page, but not on its title page.
    • "In Hiding" is listed on the table of contents and the story's title page as being excerpted from the novel Children of the Atom even though it is a complete story.
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