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Title The yellow fairy book / edited by Andrew Lang.

Publication Info. London Hesperus Minor, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 398.21 YEL    Available
Description 326 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
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Note Originally published: 1894.
Contents The Cat and the Mouse in Partnership -- The Six Swans -- The Dragon of the North from Kreutzwald -- Story of the Emperor's New Clothes from Andersen -- The Golden Crab from Schmidt -- The Iron Stove from Grimm -- The Dragon and His Grandmother -- The Donkey Cabbage -- The Little Green Frog from the Cabinet des Fées -- The Seven-Headed Serpent from Schmidt -- The Grateful Beasts from Kletke -- The Giants and the Herd-Boy from Von Wliolocki -- The Invisible Prince -- The Crow from Kletke -- How Six Men Travelled Through the Wide World -- The Wizard King from the Cabinet des FéesThe Nixy from Kletke -- The Glass Mountain from Kletke -- Alphege, or the Green Monkey -- Fairer-than-a-Fairy -- The Three Brothers from Kletke -- The Boy and the Wolves, or The Broken Promise -- The Glass Axe from Kletke -- The Dead Wife -- In the Land of Souls -- The White Duck -- The Witch and Her Servants from Kletke -- The Magic Ring -- The Flower Queen's Daughter from Von Wliolocki -- The Flying Ship -- The Snow-Daughter and the Fire-Son from Von Wliolocki -- The Story of King Frost -- The Death of the Sun-Hero from Von Wliolocki -- The Witch -- The Story of Big Klaus and Little KlausPrince Ring -- The Swineherd -- How to Tell a True Princess -- The Blue Mountains -- The Tinderbox -- The Witch in the Stone Boat -- Thumbelina -- The Nightingale -- Hermod and Hadvor -- The Steadfast Tin-Soldier -- Blockhead Hans.
Summary First published in 1894, this extensive fairy tale anthology was edited by Andrew Lang, a pioneering author and critic. By bringing together folk tales from all over the world and having them translated into English, many for the first time, he was able to create rich and varied collections of stories, opening readers' eyes to a whole world of magical possibility overseas.
Subject Witches -- Juvenile fiction.
Magic -- Juvenile fiction.
Monsters -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre/Form Fairy tales.
Added Author Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912, editor.
ISBN 9781843915409 (hc.)
1843915405 (hc.)

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