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A child's book of stories : best-known and best-loved tales from around the world.

Publisher: New York : Children's Classics, 1998, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1998 edView all editions and formats
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Eighty-six well-known stories, fables, and folk tales are illustrated by the artist whose paintings express the sweetness and innocence of childhood.
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Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0517189615 9780517189610 0517189615
OCLC Number: 40161347
Description: xii, 463 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Aladdin and the wonderful lamp --
Ali Baba; or, the forty thieves --
Babes in the wood --
Beauty and the Beast --
Blue Beard --
Boy who cried "Wolf!" --
Brave little tailor --
Brave tin soldier --
Cat and the mouse --
Cinderella; or, The little glass slipper --
Crow and the pitcher --
Diamonds and toads --
Dick Whittington and his cat --
Dog and his image --
Elves and the shoemaker --
Enchanted hind --
Field mouse and the Town mouse --
Fir tree --
Fool-hardy frogs and the stork --
Fox and the grapes --
Fox and the Little Red Hen --
Fox as herdsman --
Fox and the rabbit --
Gingerbread man --
Golden goose --
Goldilocks; or, the three bears --
Goose-girl --
Hansel and Grettel --
Hans in luck --
Henny-Penny --
Hercules and the wagoner --
History of the five little pigs --
History of little golden hood --
How Jack went to seek his fortune --
I don't care --
Jack and the bean-stalk --
Jack the giant killer --
Lambikin --
Lazy Jack --
Lion and the mouse --
Lion in his den --
Little red hen and the grain of wheat --
Little thumb --
Little Totty --
Magic Swan --
Magpie's nest --
Mr. Miacca --
Nose --
Old woman and her pig --
One, two, three --
Pancake --
Princess on the glass hill --
Puss in boots: or, the Master Cat --
Ragamuffins --
Red Riding Hood --
Rumpelstiltzkin; or, the miller's daughter --
Selfish sparrow and the houseless crows --
Six comrades --
Sleeping Beauty in the wood --
Snowdrop --
Snow-White and Rose-Red --
So-so --
Story of Pretty Goldilocks --
Story of Mr. Vinegar --
Story of the house that Jack built --
Story of the three little pigs --
Straw, the coal, and the bean --
Sun and the wind --
Teeny-tiny --
Three Billy Goats Gruff --
Three spinners --
Tired of being a little girl --
Tit for tat --
Tittymouse and Tattymouse --
Tom Thumb --
Tom Tit Tat --
Tortoise and the hare --
Ugly duckling --
Unseen giant --
Water Lily; or, the Gold-Spinners --
White cat --
Why? --
Why the bear is stumpy-tailed --
Why the sea is salt --
Wolf and the seven young goslings --
Yellow dwarf.

Abstract:

Eighty-six well-known stories, fables, and folk tales are illustrated by the artist whose paintings express the sweetness and innocence of childhood.

In this one volume you'll find some of the best known and best loved tales from around the world. This beautiful edition contains stories such as "Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, Ali Baba, The Gingerbread Man, "and "Hansel & Gretel"--Over 80 classic tales in all. This deluxe edition is produced with high-quality, leatherlike binding with gold stamping, full-color covers, colored endpapers with a book nameplate. Some of the other titles in this series include: Anne of Green Gables, Black Beauty, Heidi, King Arthur and His Knights and The Secret Garden.

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