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A Treasury of giant and monster stories

Author: Jane Olliver; Annabel Spenceley
Publisher: London : Kingfisher, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of stories about giants, dragons and monsters, including classic tales by writers such as Oscar Wilde and E. Nesbit, as well as contributions from contemporary children's writers such as  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Olliver; Annabel Spenceley
ISBN: 0862729750 9780862729752
OCLC Number: 59882926
Description: 156 pages
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 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.
Responsibility: chosen by Jane Olliver ; illustrated by Annabel Spenceley.

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