Favorite Fairy Tales: 27 Stories by the Brothers Grimm, Andersen, Perrault and Others

Favorite Fairy Tales: 27 Stories by the Brothers Grimm, Andersen, Perrault and Others

by M. C. Waldrep
     
 

Generations of readers have thrilled to traditional tales recounted by folklorist Andrew Lang. Starting with his 1889 publication of The Blue Fairy Book and continuing through a rainbow-hued spectrum of other titles, Lang's stories continue to enchant audiences of all ages. This captivating anthology features 27 of his most treasured retellings of fairy

Overview


Generations of readers have thrilled to traditional tales recounted by folklorist Andrew Lang. Starting with his 1889 publication of The Blue Fairy Book and continuing through a rainbow-hued spectrum of other titles, Lang's stories continue to enchant audiences of all ages. This captivating anthology features 27 of his most treasured retellings of fairy tales.
Featured fables include "Cinderella," "Beauty and the Beast," "Rapunzel," "Little Red Riding Hood," "Rumpelstiltskin," and other classics. Many of these fantasies were popularized by the Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen, Charles Perrault, and other long-ago storytellers. The fairy tales are enhanced by artist H. J. Ford's imaginative black-and-white illustrations from the original editions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486498782
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
10/17/2012
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.24(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author


Folklorist Andrew Lang (1844–1912) ranks among the most versatile authors of his era. Lang was also a poet, novelist, historian, and literary critic who made significant contributions to the fields of anthropological research and classical scholarship.

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