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The Kingfisher treasury of monster stories

Author: Jane Olliver; Annabel Spenceley
Publisher: Boston : Kingfisher, [2003]
Series: Kingfisher treasury series, 7; Kingfisher treasury series, 7.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English
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A collection of modern and traditional stories about giants and monsters, by such authors as Oscar Wilde, E. Nesbit, and Margaret Mahy.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Nonfiction
Fairy tales
Juvenile fiction
Folklore
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Olliver; Annabel Spenceley
ISBN: 0753456672 9780753456675 1413194966 9781413194968
OCLC Number: 53143439
Notes: "Ages 5-8"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: 156 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: The selfish giant / Oscar Wilde --
Thor's stolen hammer : a Viking tale --
The last of the dragons / E. Nesbit --
The giant's clever wife : an Irish tale --
Jack and the beanstalk : an English tale --
Assipattle and the giant sea serpent / a Scottish tale retold by Virginia Haviland --
The giant with the three golden hairs / Grimm Brothers --
Beauty and the beast / Madame de Beaumont --
The sprightly tailor : a Celtic tale --
The little bull calf : a folk tale --
Frightening the monster in Wizard's Hole / Margaret Mahy --
The giant who threw tantrums / David L. Harrison --
King Calamy and the dragon's egg / John Cunliffe --
The dragon and the monkey : a Chinese tale.
Series Title: Kingfisher treasury series, 7; Kingfisher treasury series, 7.
Other Titles: Monster stories
Responsibility: chosen by Jane Olliver ; illustrated by Annabel Spenceley.
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A collection of modern and traditional stories about giants and monsters, by such authors as Oscar Wilde, E. Nesbit, and Margaret Mahy.

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