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Roumania, Japan, Serbia, Lithuania, Africa, Portugal, and Russia are among the sources of these 35 stories that tell of a haunted forest, chests of gold coins, a magical dog, and a man who outwits a dragon. Perhaps the best English versions available of these classic stories. 74 illustrations.

Table of Contents

A Tale of the Tontlawald

The finest Liar in the World

The Story of three Wonderful Beggars

Schippeitaro

The Three Princes and their Beasts

The Goat's Ears of the Emperor Trojan

The Nine Pea-hens and the Golden Apples

The Lute Player

The Grateful Prince

The Child who came from an Egg

Stan Bolovan

The Two Frogs

The Story of a Gazelle

How a Fish swam in the Air and a Hare in the Water

Two in a Sack

The Envious Neighbour

The Fairy of the Dawn

The Enchanted Knife

Jasper who herded the Hares

The Underground Workers

The History of Dwarf Long Nose

"The Nunda, Eater of People"

The Story of Hassebu

The Maiden with the Wooden Helmut

The Monkey and the Jelly-fish

The Headless Dwarfs

The young Man who would have his Eyes opened

The Boys with the Golden Stars

The Frog

The Princess who was hidden Underground

The Girl who pretended to be a Boy

The Story of Halfman

The Prince who wanted to see the World

Virgilius the Sorcerer

Mogarzea and his Son

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486216751
Editor:
Lang, Andrew
Author:
Lang, H. J.
Editor:
Lang, Andrew
Author:
Lang, Andrew
Author:
Ford, Henry J.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Anthologies
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Fairy tales
Subject:
Contes de fâees
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Children's Classics
Series Volume:
v. 33
Publication Date:
19660631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5 to 8
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Yes
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.95 lb
Age Level:
09-12

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