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A World of fairy tales

Author: Andrew Lang; H J Ford; Neil Philip
Publisher: New York : Dial Books, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of fairy tales from the folk literature of such countries as Romania, Japan, Scotland, Spain, and Zimbabwe.
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Lang; H J Ford; Neil Philip
ISBN: 0803712502 9780803712508
OCLC Number: 27684406
Description: 256 pages : (some color) illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: The boys with the golden stars (Romania) --
The princess Bella-Flor (Spain) --
The two caskets (Sweden) --
The snake prince (India) --
The story of the seven Simons (Hungary) --
Peter Bull (Denmark) --
The king of the waterfalls (Scotland) --
The knights of the fish (Spain) --
The prince and the three fates (ancient Egypt) --
The story of the hero Makóma (Zimbabwe) --
Hábogi (Iceland) --
The fairy of the dawn (Romania) --
The king who wanted to see paradise (Pakistan) --
Ian, the soldier's son (Scotland) --
The elf maiden (Lapland) --
The girl with the wooden helmet (Japan) --
The enchanted wreath (Sweden) --
The boy who found fear at last (Turkey) --
The magic book (Denmark) --
The Ian Direach got the blue falcon (Scotland) --
Urashima Taro and the turtle (Japan) --
The prince who sought immortality (Hungary) --
In the land of souls (Native American, North America) --
He wins who waits (Armenia).
Responsibility: retold by Andrew Lang ; illustrated by Henry Justice Ford ; selected and introduced by Neil Philip.

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A collection of fairy tales from the folk literature of such countries as Romania, Japan, Scotland, Spain, and Zimbabwe.

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