Folk Tales Every Child Should Know

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Overview

Folk Tales Every Child Should Know edited by Hamilton Wright Mabie is a collection of short stories or bedtime stories for children.
I. Hans in Luck
From Grimm's Fairy Tales. 3
II. Why the Sea is Salt
From "Popular Tales from the
Norse," by Sir George Webbe
Dasent, D.C.L. 13
III. The Lad Who Went to the North Wind
From "Popular Tales from the
Norse," by Sir George Webbe
Dasent, D.C.L. 22
IV. The Lad and the Diel
From "Popular Tales from the
Norse," by Sir George Webbe
Dasent, D.C.L. 28
V. Ananzi and the Lion
From "Popular Tales from the
Norse," by Sir George Webbe
Dasent, D.C.L. 30
VI. The Grateful Foxes
From "Tales of Old Japan," by
A.B. Mitford. 37
VII. The Badger's Money
From "Tales of Old Japan," by
A.B. Mitford. 52
VIII. Why Brother Bear Has no Tail
From "Nights with Uncle Remus,"
by Joel Chandler Harris. 60
IX. The Origin of Rubies
From "Folk Tales of Bengal,"
by Rev. Lal Behari Day. 66
X. Long, Broad, and Sharpsight
Translated from the Bohemian
by A.H. Wratislaw, M.A., in
"Sixty Folk Tales, from Exclusively
Slavonic Sources." 74
XI. Intelligence and Luck
Translated from the Bohemian
by A.H. Wratislaw, M.A., in
"Sixty Folk Tales, from Exclusively
Slavonic Sources." 92
XII. George with the Goat
Translated from the Bohemian
by A.H. Wratislaw, M.A., in
"Sixty Folk Tales, from Exclusively
Slavonic Sources." 99
XIII. The Wonderful Hair
Translated from the Serbian by
A.H. Wratislaw, M.A., in
"Sixty Folk Tales, from Exclusively
Slavonic Sources." 107
XIV. The Dragon and the Prince
Translated from the Serbian by
A.H. Wratislaw, M.A., in
"Sixty Folk Tales, from Exclusively
Slavonic Sources." 112
XV. The Good Children
A Little Russian story of Galicia.
Translated by A.H.
Wratislaw, M.A., in "Sixty
Folk Tales, from Exclusively
Slavonic Sources." 124
XVI. The Dun Horse
From "Pawnee Hero Stories
and Folk Tales," by George
Bird Grinnell. 130
XVII. The Greedy Youngster
From the Norwegian tale of
Peter Christen Asbjörnsen. 142
XVIII. Hans, Who Made the Princess Laugh
From the Norwegian tale of
Peter Christen Asbjörnsen. 162
XIX. The Story of Tom Tit Tot
An old Suffolk Tale, given in the
dialect of East Anglia. From
"Tom Tit Tot. An Essay on
Savage Philosophy in Folk
Tale," by Edward Clodd. 172
XX. The Peasant Story of Napoleon
From "The Country Doctor,"
by Honoré de Balzac. Translated
by Katharine Prescott
Wormeley.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014962322
  • Publisher: Robin Michell
  • Publication date: 8/5/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,235,847
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • File size: 187 KB

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