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American Indian Fairy Tales

American Indian Fairy Tales

Margaret Compton

Fully illustrated. This is a collection of Native American folklore, retold for children and young adults, over a century ago. Chapters include: The Story-Teller Himself; Snowbird And The Water-Tiger; The Coyote Or Prairie Wolf; How Mad Buffalo Fought The Thunder-Bird; The Red Swan; The Bended Rocks; White Hawk, The Lazy; The Magic Feather; The…

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The Brown Fairy Book

The Brown Fairy Book

Andrew Lang

Stories include: What the Rose did to the Cypress; Ball-carrier and the Bad One; How Ball-carrier Finished His Task; The Bunyip; Father Grumbler; The Story of the Yara; The Cunning Hare; The Turtle and His Bride; How Geirald The Coward Was Punished; Habogi; How the Little Brother Set Free His Big Brothers; The Sacred Milk of Koumongoe; The Wicked Wolverine; The Husband of the Rat’s Daughter; The Mermaid…

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Celtic Fairy Tales

Celtic Fairy Tales

Joseph Jacobs

Fully illustrated, this is a collection of 26 fairy tales. Stories include: Connla and the Fairy Maiden; Guleesh; The Field of Boliauns; The Horned Women; Conall Yellowclaw; Hudden and Dudden and Donald O’Neary; The Shepherd of Myddvai; The Sprightly Tailor; The Story of Deidre; Munachar and Manachar; Gold-Tree and Silver-Tree; King O’Toole…

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Cinderella

Cinderella

Jacob And Wilhelm Grimm

The original 1884 version of this classic fairy-tale written by the Grimm Brothers. At only 8 pages long, it makes you wonder how Disney managed to stretch this out to a full length movie. Also, you (like me) are most probably more familiar with the Charles Perault version of Cinderella, with the fairy Godmother and all that. If so, be prepared for a change…

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English Fairy Tales

English Fairy Tales

Joseph Jacobs

Fully illustrated. From the Preface: ‘WHO says that English folk have no fairy tales of their own? The present volume contains only a selection out of some 140, of which I have found traces in this country. It is probable that many more exist. A quarter of the tales in this volume have been collected during the last ten years or so…

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The Fairy Tale of the Green Snake and the Beautiful Lily

The Fairy Tale of the Green Snake and the Beautiful Lily

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

The Green Snake and the Beautiful Lily is a fairy tale by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe published in 1795. The story revolves around the crossing and bridging of a river, which represents the divide between the outer life of the senses and the ideal aspirations of the human being. It has been claimed that it was born out of Goethe’s reading

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