Children of Wonder

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Children of Wonder
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First edition
Author William Tenn, ed.
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction, fantasy short stories
Publisher Simon & Schuster
Publication date
1953
Media type Print (Hardback), paperback
Pages xiv + 336
OCLC 28803491

Children of Wonder is an anthology of science fiction and fantasy stories edited by William Tenn, published in hardcover by Simon & Schuster in 1953. It was reprinted in paperback in 1954 by Permabooks, under the title Outsiders: Children of Wonder. The only anthology edited by Tenn, its stories feature children with superhuman or supernatural talents.

Contents[edit]

"The Words of Guru" originally carried the "Kenneth Falconer" byline. "The Piper's Son" originally carried the "Lewis Padgett" byline.[1]

Reception[edit]

P. Schuyler Miller reviewed the anthology favorably in Astounding, saying it included "both top-notch stories and good but routine items, fairly representative of the field."[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Index to Science Fiction Anthologies and Collections
  2. ^ "The Reference Library", Astounding Science Fiction, February 1954, pp.153-54