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Once upon a time :a treasury of modern fairy tales

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Ten of the top writers of fantasy present their views of the ways and byways of fairyland:

ISAAC ASIMOV — A most unusual knight meets an even more unusual dragon.

TERRY BROOKS — A boy and an elf discover courage conquers more than monsters.

C.J. CHERRYH — Three wishes — and the strangest love story ever told.

LESTER DEL REY — The little princess didn't really believe in a fairy godmother.

SUSAN DEXTER — The hermit boy didn't know that his pet fawn was a unicorn.

WAYLAND DREW — Each traveler claimed precedence — until a stranger joined them.

BARBARA HAMBLY — Three strange children from a dragon's lair were loved, until . . .

KATHERINE KURTZ — A fairy learns of faith and love from a holy man.

ANNE McCAFFREY — Humans and the descendants of Pegasus seek to escape their prison.

LAWRENCE WATT-EVANS — Killing a dragon is easy — once one knows how.

Table of Contents

Foreword / Lester del Rey, Risa Kessler — Prince Delightful and the flameless dragon / Isaac Asimov — Imaginary friends / Terry Brooks — Gwydion and the dragon / C.J. Cherryh — The fairy godmother / Lester del Rey — Thistledown / Susan Dexter — The old soul / Wayland Drew — Changeling / Barbara Hambly — The tinkling of fairybells / Katherine Kurtz — The quest of a sensible man / Anne McCaffrey — Portrait of a hero / Lawrence Watt-Evans.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780345362636
ill.:
Pangrazio, Michael,
Publisher:
Del Rey
Author:
Kessler, Risa
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Fairy tales
Subject:
Fantasy fiction, American
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
9299
Publication Date:
19911023
Binding:
Hardback
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
ix, 336 p., 10 leaves of

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