Generations of readers have thrilled to traditional tales recounted by folklorist Andrew Lang. Starting with his 1889 publication of The Blue Fairy Book and continuing through a rainbow-hued spectrum of other titles, Lang's stories continue to enchant audiences of all ages. This captivating an... read more
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The Red Fairy Book by Andrew Lang The famed folklorist collects 37 tales of enchantment, ranging from the familiar ("Rapunzel," "Jack and the Beanstalk," and "The Golden Goose") to lesser-known stories from French, Russian, Danish, and Romanian sources. 97 illustrations.
The Brown Fairy Book by Andrew Lang Thirty-two less familiar folk tales from the American Indians, Australian Bushmen, African Kaffirs, and from Persia, Lapland, Brazil, and India. Different enough to capture all imaginations. 50 illustrations.
The Crimson Fairy Book by Andrew Lang Thirty-six stories from Hungary, Russia, Finland, Iceland, Tunisia, the Baltic: "The Cottager and His Cat," "The Crab and the Monkey," "Little Wildrose," "The Gold-bearded Man," many others. 53 illustrations.
The Green Fairy Book by Andrew Lang Giants, dwarfs, monsters, and magicians star in 42 classic stories from China, Russia, Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Scotland, and England. Includes "The Three Little Pigs" and "The Half-Chick." 100 illustrations.
The Grey Fairy Book by Andrew Lang Thirty-five stories, many from oral traditions, others from French, German, Italian collections: "The Goat-faced Girl," "The Sunchild," "The Street Musicians," "The Twin Brothers," "Prunella," and many more. 59 illustrations.
The Lilac Fairy Book by Andrew Lang 33 tales from Portugal, Ireland, Wales, and points East and West, among them "The Brown Bear of Norway," "The Enchanted Deer," "The Story of a Very Bad Boy," and "The Brownie of the Lake." 51 illustrations.
The Olive Fairy Book by Andrew Lang Eight Punjabi tales, five from Armenia, 16 others. An enchanting world of flying dragons, ogres, fairies, and princes transformed into white foxes. 50 illustrations.
The Orange Fairy Book by Andrew Lang "The Magic Mirror," "The Two Caskets," "The Clever Cat," "The White Slipper," and "The Girl-Fish." 33 tales from Jutland, Rhodesia, Uganda, and various European traditions. 58 illustrations.
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The Happy Prince and Other Fairy Tales by Oscar Wilde Nine charming, sensitive stories: "The Happy Prince," "The Selfish Giant," "The Star-Child," "The Nightingale and the Rose," "The Birthday of the Infanta," "The Remarkable Rocket," "The Devoted Friend," more.
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The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault by Charles Perrault, Harry Clarke, Thomas Bodkin This magnificent hardcover compilation features the now-definitive 17th-century renditions of "Cinderella," "Sleeping Beauty," "Little Red Riding Hood," and other childhood favorites. Includes 24 graceful, witty, full-color, pen-and-ink, and silhouette illustrations.
Grimm's Fairy Tales by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, Arthur Rackham This magical hardcover edition is drawn from the mammoth collection first published in 1909 and illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Forty full-color plates, plus innumerable black-and-white spot elements, retain the best features of the original.
The Sleeping Beauty and Other Fairy Tales by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, Edmund Dulac The edition contains four tales, "The Sleeping Beauty," "Blue Beard," "Cinderella," and "Beauty and the Beast" in artful retelling, and a generous offering of 30 full-page color plates in Dulac's inimitable style.
The Twelve Dancing Princesses and Other Fairy Tales by Kay Nielsen, Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch Seven tales of enchantment, recounted by a noted British folklorist, are illuminated by 23 full-color Art Nouveau–style illustrations by Kay Nielsen. Splendid hardcover edition, suitable for readers of all ages.
Generations of readers have thrilled to traditional tales recounted by folklorist Andrew Lang. Starting with his 1889 publication of The Blue Fairy Book and continuing through a rainbow-hued spectrum of other titles, Lang's stories continue to enchant audiences of all ages. This captivating anthology features 27 of his most treasured retellings of fairy tales. Featured fables include "Cinderella," "Beauty and the Beast," "Rapunzel," "Little Red Riding Hood," "Rumpelstiltskin," and other classics. Many of these fantasies were popularized by the Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen, Charles Perrault, and other long-ago storytellers. The fairy tales are enhanced by artist H. J. Ford's imaginative black-and-white illustrations from the original editions.
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