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The illustrated book of fairy tales : spellbinding stories from around the world

Author: Neil Philip; Nilesh Mistry
Publisher: New York : DK Pub., ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A multicultural collection of traditional tales from Europe, Asia, Australia, and North and South America.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Philip, Neil.
Illustrated book of fairy tales.
New York : DK Pub., ©1997
(OCoLC)698022382
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Philip; Nilesh Mistry
ISBN: 078942794X 9780789427946
OCLC Number: 37546689
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 160 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The sleeping beauty (French) --
The shape-changer (Kenyan) --
Little One-Inch (Japanese) --
The frog prince (German) --
The lame fox (Czech) --
Jamie Freel & the young lady (Irish) --
The unknown sister (Surinamese) --
A whale's soul & its burning heart (Inuit) --
Beauty & the beast (French) --
Three magic oranges (Costa Rican) --
Urashima & the turtle (Japanese) --
Why the sea moans (Brazilian) --
Rumpelstiltskin (German) --
Cricket, the fortune-teller (Trinidadian --
Mushkil Gusha (Iranian) --
I ate the loaf (Spanish) --
The girl who combed pearls (Portuguese) --
That's a lie (Norwegian) --
The boat that sailed on land (North American) --
Lazy Jack (English) --
Prince Nettles (Hungarian) --
The fly (Vietnamese) --
The endless tale (English) --
Shoes that were danced to pieces (Cape Verdean) --
The wonderful brocade (Chinese) --
Easy come, easy go (Dutch) --
The fisherman's wife (German) --
The poor girl who became queen (Irish). Little Red Riding Hood (French) --
The dancing water (Italian) --
The girl who pretended to be a boy (Romanian) --
Man-crow (Jamaican) --
Kahukura & the net-makers (Maori) --
The demon in the jug (Jewish) --
Baba Yaga (Russian) --
The flying head (Native American) --
Jack & the beanstalk (English) --
A magic whistle (Australian) --
Bluebeard (French) --
The twin brothers (Congolese/Zaïrian) --
An eating match with a troll (Norwegian) --
Snow White (German) --
Cinderella (French) --
Rapunzel (German) --
The heart's door (Finnish) --
The goodman of wastness (Scottish) --
The snake prince (Indian) --
Falling Star (Native American) --
The snow wife (Japanese) --
The sleeping prince (Greek) --
Ivan & the firebird (Russian) --
The black bull of Norroway (Scottish).
Responsibility: retold by Neil Philip ; illustrated by Nilesh Mistry.

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