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Author Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912, editor.
Title The violet fairy book / edited by Andrew Lang ; with numerous ill. by H.J. Ford.
Pub Info New York : Dover Publications, 1966.
book jacket
 Woods Hole - Children's  J 398.2 LAN     AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 388 p. ill. ; 22 cm.
Audience 1090L Lexile
Note "An unabridged and unaltered republication of the work originally published ... in 1901."
Seventh volume in "the Lang fairy tale books of many colors" -- p. 4 cover.
Contents Tale of the Tontlawald -- Finest liar in the world -- Story of the three wonderful beggars -- Schippeitaro -- Three princes and their beasts -- Goat's ears of the Emperor Trojan -- Nine pea-hens and the golden apples -- Lute player -- Grateful prince -- Child who came from an egg -- Stan Bolovan -- Two frogs -- Story of a gazelle -- How a fish swam in the air and a hare in the water -- Two in a sack -- Envious neighbour -- Fairy of the dawn -- Enchanted knife -- Jesper who herded the hares -- Underground workers -- History of Dwarf Long Nose -- Nunda, eater of people -- Story of Hassebu -- Maiden with the wooden helmet -- Monkey and the jelly-fish -- Headless dwarfs -- Young man who would have his eyes opened -- Boys with the golden stars -- Frog -- Princess who was hidden underground -- Girl who pretended to be a boy -- Story of Halfman -- Prince who wanted to see the world -- Virgilius the sorcerer -- Mogarzea and his son.
Summary Thirty-five fairy tales from the folklore of Japan, Serbia, Lithuania, Africa, Portugal, Romania, and Russia.
Genre Fairy tales.
Folk literature.
Add Author Ford, H. J. (Henry Justice), 1860-1941.
ISBN 0844607576
0486216756 (pbk.)
9780486216751 (pbk.)
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