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The Blue Fairy Book
     

The Blue Fairy Book

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by Andrew Lang
 

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Andrew Lang's Fairy Books — also known as Andrew Lang's "Coloured" Fairy Books or Andrew Lang's Fairy Books of Many Colors — are a series of twelve collections of fairy tales, published between 1889 and 1910. Although Andrew Lang did not collect the stories himself from the oral tradition, the extent of his sources, who had collected them originally

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Andrew Lang's Fairy Books — also known as Andrew Lang's "Coloured" Fairy Books or Andrew Lang's Fairy Books of Many Colors — are a series of twelve collections of fairy tales, published between 1889 and 1910. Although Andrew Lang did not collect the stories himself from the oral tradition, the extent of his sources, who had collected them originally — with the notable exception of Madame d'Aulnoy — made them an immensely influential collection, especially as he used foreign-language sources, giving many of these tales their first appearance in English. As acknowledged in the prefaces, although Lang himself made most of the selections, his wife and other translators did a large portion of the translating and telling of the actual stories.
This volume includes the following tales:
THE BRONZE RING

PRINCE HYACINTH AND THE DEAR LITTLE PRINCESS

EAST OF THE SUN AND WEST OF THE MOON

THE YELLOW DWARF

LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD

THE SLEEPING BEAUTY IN THE WOOD

CINDERELLA, OR THE LITTLE GLASS SLIPPER

ALADDIN AND THE WONDERFUL LAMP

THE TALE OF A YOUTH WHO SET OUT TO LEARN WHAT FEAR WAS

RUMPELSTILTZKIN

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

THE MASTER-MAID

WHY THE SEA IS SALT

THE MASTER CAT; OR, PUSS IN BOOTS

FELICIA AND THE POT OF PINKS

THE WHITE CAT

THE WATER-LILY. THE GOLD-SPINNERS

THE TERRIBLE HEAD

THE STORY OF PRETTY GOLDILOCKS

THE HISTORY OF WHITTINGTON

THE WONDERFUL SHEEP

LITTLE THUMB

THE FORTY THIEVES

HANSEL AND GRETTEL

SNOW-WHITE AND ROSE-RED

THE GOOSE-GIRL

TOADS AND DIAMONDS

PRINCE DARLING

BLUE BEARD

TRUSTY JOHN

THE BRAVE LITTLE TAILOR



A VOYAGE TO LILLIPUT

CHAPTER I

CHAPTER II

CHAPTER III

CHAPTER IV

CHAPTER V



THE PRINCESS ON THE GLASS HILL

THE STORY OF PRINCE AHMED AND THE FAIRY PARIBANOU

THE HISTORY OF JACK THE GIANT-KILLER

THE BLACK BULL OF NORROWAY

THE RED ETIN

Product Details

BN ID:
2940014321105
Publisher:
Philtre Libre
Publication date:
03/12/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
285 KB

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Editor of the classic "Colored" Fairy Books.

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The Blue Fairy Book 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 32 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I almost didn't buy The Blue Fairy Book because of the reviews that stated there aren't any pictures in it.  There are pictures in the copy I received.  It's the Leatherbound edition.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is the kind of book that every child should have in his or her personal library. It is as good as The Arabian Nights but, unfortunately, not as well known. Buy it for your kids and see how happy and excited it makes them.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book was originally first published in the 1890's. The story-telling style and re-printed art reflect the original. The stories are extremely imaginative and well-written. This is a treasure to grow up with, and will ensure a vast imagination for your young one. Everyone should be so fortunate !
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I had this book when i was a kid and it was amazing! It has all the classics from the bronze ring to little red rideing hood to cinderella. Grate book for tweens.
LemonDrop More than 1 year ago
I gave it a five because the stories are amazing and timeless. I don't like that they don't have any pictures. If you want to see the original book with the pictures go to google book previews. They have the whole book with the original pictures. Other than that, this is an amazing book that I'm afraid doesn't get much credit these days and that's probably due to the racism that some stories show. I read this book and my parents read this book but kids nowadays don't get to read the original tales, only the cleaned up tales. I wish they would sell these in leather bound or at least hard cover. Oh well...
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
In the description of the 1st World Publishing edition of this book, it states that the book contains 138 original black and white illustrations, but it contains none! What a disappointment.
Kaly Dang More than 1 year ago
I rread this for the first time in the second grade. The stories stuck with me even thoigh my memory was vague. I've been searching for uears and now I get too read it again :)
Anonymous 3 months ago
She is a steadfast loving cat she loves taking care of her clan and is very fair (unless you made her mad) she is all black with blue eyes and a long tail. She is kind smart loving weird stubveren
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is, in one word, terrible. There are misspellings everywhere, the organization is poor, and it was made available by "the internet archive" whoever that is. Even an 8 year old could do a better job of making this book.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this book :) I really hope they plan on coming out with the red fairy book soon! I want the whole collection!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a great book! If you want this and the rest of Lang's color fairy tale books and more, check out "25 Favorite Fairy Tales, Fables, and Mythology Books".
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It is a wonderful book, Does any-one else think it's great
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Read this book
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Printing on the spine is off center and embarrassing. After discovering a bad misprint in "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" in this collection, I'm starting to be wary. 
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A wonderful collection of fairy tales. Many favorites of mine are in here.
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