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Best-loved folktales of the world

Author: Joanna Cole; Jill Karla Schwarz
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1983, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Anchor books edView all editions and formats
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This collection of over 200 folk and fairy tales from all over the world encompasses all cultures. Featuring selections lovingly selected from the personal favorites of folklorists and writer, this major anthology includes stories from West and East Europe, Asia, the Americas, the Caribbean, and Africa.
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Genre/Form: Fairy tales
Fiction
Folklore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joanna Cole; Jill Karla Schwarz
ISBN: 0385189494 9780385189491
OCLC Number: 26308905
Notes: "An Anchor book."
This title was originally published in hardcover by Doubleday in 1982.
Includes indexes.
Description: xxiv, 792 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: West Europe --
British Isles --
Scandinavia and Northern Europe --
East Europe --
Middle East --
Asia --
The Pacific --
North America --
Caribbean and West Indies --
Central and South America.
Responsibility: selected and with an introduction by Joanna Cole ; illustrated by Jill Karla Schwarz.

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This collection of over 200 folk and fairy tales from all over the world encompasses all cultures. Featuring selections lovingly selected from the personal favorites of folklorists and writer, this major anthology includes stories from West and East Europe, Asia, the Americas, the Caribbean, and Africa.

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