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ISBN13: 9780486216737
ISBN10: 048621673x
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The famed folklorist collects 37 tales of enchantment, ranging from the familiar ("Rapunzel," "Jack and the Beanstalk," and "The Golden Goose") to lesser-known stories ("The Voice of Death," "The Enchanted Pig," and "The Master Thief"). Sources include French, Russian, Danish, and Romanian tales as well as Norse mythology. 97 illustrations.

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familiar ("Rapunzel," "Jack and the Beanstalk," "The Golden Goose,") and not-so-familiar stories ("The Voice of Death," "The Enchanted Pig," and "The Master Thief." 97 illustrations.

Synopsis:

37 familiar ("Rapunzel," "Jack and the Beanstalk," "The Golden Goose,") and not-so-familiar stories ("The Voice of Death," "The Enchanted Pig," and "The Master Thief"). 97 illustrations.

Table of Contents

The Twelve Dancing Princesses

The Princess Mayblossom

Soria Moria Castle

The Death of Koschei the Deathless

The Black Thief and Knight of the Glen

The Master Thief

Brother and Sister

Princess Rosette

The Enchanted Pig

The Norka

The Wonderful Birch

Jack and the Beanstalk

The Little Good Mouse

Graciosa and Percinet

The Three Princesses of Whiteland

The Voice of Death

The Six Sillies

Kari Woodengown

Drakestail

The Ratcatcher

The True History of Little Goldenhood

The Golden Branch

The Three Dwarfs

Dapplegrim

The Enchanted Canary

The Twelve Brothers

Rapunzel

The Nettle Spinner

Farmer Weatherbeard

Mother Holle

Minnikin

Bushy Bride

Snowdrop

The Golden Goose

The Seven Foals

The Marvellous Musician

The Story of Sigurd

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lindornea, November 2, 2006 (view all comments by lindornea)
I have not read this book, but I do know that it is said that it was one of JRR Tolkien's favorite books as a child and perhaps an influence on his writings.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780486216737
Editor:
Lang, Andrew
ill.:
Ford, Henry J.
Illustrator:
Ford, Henry J.
Editor:
Lang, Andrew
Author:
Lang, Andrew
Author:
Speed, Lancelot
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:
Juveniles
Subject:
Contes de fâees
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Children s Fairy Tales-Anthologies
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
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:
367
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.86 lb
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , familiar ("Rapunzel," "Jack and the Beanstalk," "The Golden Goose,") and not-so-familiar stories ("The Voice of Death," "The Enchanted Pig," and "The Master Thief." 97 illustrations.
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37 familiar ("Rapunzel," "Jack and the Beanstalk," "The Golden Goose,") and not-so-familiar stories ("The Voice of Death," "The Enchanted Pig," and "The Master Thief"). 97 illustrations.

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