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Fairy Tales

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  • The Complete Fairy Talesby The Brothers Grimm; Jack Zipes

    Random House 2010; US$ 15.50

    WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY JACK ZIPES Wolves and grandmothers, ugly sisters, a house made of bread, a goose made of gold...the folk tales collected by the Grimm brothers created an astonishingly influential imaginative world. However, this is also a world where a woman serves her stepson up in a stew, a man marries a snake, a princess sleeps with a... more...

  • Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimmby Jacob Grimm; Wilhelm Grimm; Edgar Taylor

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.95 US$ 4.31

    The Brothers Grimm, Jacob (1785-1863) and Wilhelm (1786-1859), were born in Hanau, near Frankfurt, in the German state of Hesse. Throughout their lives they remained close friends, and both studied law at Marburg University. Jacob was a pioneer in the study of German philology, and although Wilhelm's work was hampered by poor health the brothers... more...

  • The Blue Fairy Bookby Andrew Lang

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.47

    The Fairy Books, or "Coloured" Fairy Books is a collection of fairy tales divided into twelve books, each associated with a different colour. Collected together by Andrew Land they are sourced from a number of different countries and were translated by Lang's wife and other translators who also retold many of the tales. The collection... more...

  • Celtic Fairy Talesby Joseph Jacobs

    Andrews UK 2010; US$ 4.49

    This collection of Celtic Fairy tales was put together by noted Celtic expert Joseph Jacobs in the late 19th and early 20th Century. Including famous legends such as 'Conal Hammerclaw' and 'The Sea Maiden', this book will excite and delight fans of the Celtic arts, those who appreciate classic literature, and story-lovers in general. more...

  • Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersenby Hans Christian Andersen

    The Floating Press 2010; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.47

    Danish author and poet Hans Christian Andersen is regarded as one of the most important figures in the genre of children's literature. With tales such as "The Ugly Duckling," "The Little Mermaid," "The Steadfast Tin Soldier," "The Snow Queen," "Thumbelina," and "The Little Match Girl,"... more...

  • The Complete Fairy Tales and Storiesby Hans Christian Andersen; Erik Christian Haugaard; Virginia Haviland

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 25.00

    This definitive collection of work from Hans Christian Andersen—one of the immortals of world literature—not only includes his own notes to his stories but is the only version available in trade paperback that presents Andersen's fairy tales exactly as he collected them in the original Danish edition of 1874. Recognizing the literary merit of Andersen's... more...

  • American Fairy Talesby L. Frank Baum

    The Floating Press 1901; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.47

    The acclaimed author of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and many other juvenile fantasy books, L. Frank Baum had a lifelong fascination with fables, folklore, mythology, and fairy tales. This volume collects a series of engaging fantasy stories that follow the format of the world's best-loved fairy tales, combining imagination and adventure with valuable... more...

  • Faery Talesby Carol Ann Duffy; Tomislav Tomic

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 14.57

    O nce upon a time, there was a rich merchant who had three daughters. The girls were just as clever as they were bella and none more so than the youngest, whose name was Beauty. Disappear to faraway lands of wicked witches, evil monsters and brave heroines in Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy's stunning collection of fairy tales. Including her beautiful... more...

  • The Washer of the Fordby Fiona MacLeod

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.47

    This satisfyingly diverse collection of ancient and medieval short stories and fables will please readers with an interest in folklore and mythology. Some have their roots in the Gaelic tradition, while others are more generally European in origin, but all share an engrossing intensity and clarity. more...

  • A Companion to the Fairy Taleby Hilda Ellis Davidson

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2003; US$ 29.99

    Introduction by Derek Brewer.The aim of this book is to discuss the characteristics of the traditional fairy tale in Europe and North America, and various theories of its development and interpretation. The book deals with the main collections - the Grimm brothers, Hans Andersen, Perrault and Afanes'ev - and with the development of tales in various... more...