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Joseph Jacobs' English, More English, And Indian Folk And Fairy Tales
     

Joseph Jacobs' English, More English, And Indian Folk And Fairy Tales

by Joseph Jacobs
 
Over a century ago, Joseph Jacobs began collecting the first set of English fairy tales, in response to a then popular feeling that "there were no English fairy tales." - "English Folk and Fairy Tales," the first in a series of 6 books by Joseph Jacobs, was published in 1890 with early variations of tales such as Cinderella, Three Little Pigs, and Henny-Penny. This

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Over a century ago, Joseph Jacobs began collecting the first set of English fairy tales, in response to a then popular feeling that "there were no English fairy tales." - "English Folk and Fairy Tales," the first in a series of 6 books by Joseph Jacobs, was published in 1890 with early variations of tales such as Cinderella, Three Little Pigs, and Henny-Penny. This edition contains all 43 of the original stories and all 68 of the original John D. Batten illustrations. - Popular demand led to a second book in 1894, More English Folk and Fairy Tales, with tales such as The Pied Piper, The Three Wishes, and the original Goldilocks. This edition contains all 44 of the original stories and all 52 of Batten's original illustrations. - In 1912 Joseph Jacobs published, "Indian Folk and Fairy Tales," from mystic, far-off India. He has compiled legends and tales that have entertained the young people of India for more than a thousand years, with tales such as: The Gold-giving Serpent, Pride Goeth Before a Fall, and The Prince and the Fakir. This edition contains all 29 of the original stories, all 49 of Batten's illustrations, and all 30 letter-blocks. Also included are 74 pages of Mr. Jacobs' notes and references. - Included in this volume are: (English) Tom Tit Tot; The Three Sillies; The Rose-Tree; The Old Woman and her Pig; How Jack went to seek his Fortune; Mr. Vinegar; Nix Nought Nothing; Jack Hannaford; Binnorie; Mouse and Mouser; Cap O' Rushes; Teeny-Tiny; Jack and the Beanstalk; The Story of the Three Little Pigs; The Master and his Pupil; Titty Mouse and Tatty Mouse; Jack and his Golden Snuff-Box; The Story of the Three Bears; Jack the Giant-Killer; Henny-Penny; Childe Rowland; Molly Whuppie; The Red Ettin; The Golden Arm; The History of Tom Thumb; Mr. Fox; Lazy Jack; Johnny-Cake; Earl Mar's Daughter; Mr. Miacca; Whittington and his Cat; The Strange Visitor; The Laidly Worm of Spindleston Heugh; The Cat and the Mouse; The Fish and the Ring; The Magpie's Nest; Kate Crackernuts; The Cauld Lad of Hilton; The Ass, the Table, and the Stick; Fairy Ointment; The Well of the World's End; Master Of All Masters; and The Three Heads Of The Well; (More English) The Pied Piper; Hereafterthis; The Golden Ball; My Own Self; Black Bull of Norroway; Yallery Brown; Three Feathers; Sir Gammer Vans; Tom Hickathrift; The Hedley Kow; Gobborn Seer; Lawkamercyme; Tattercoats; The Wee Bannock; Johnny Gloke; Coat o' Clay; The Three Cows; The Blinded Giant; Scrapefoot; The Pedlar of Swaffham; The Old Witch; The Three Wishes; The Buried Moon; A Son of Adam; The Children in the Wood; The Hobyahs; A Pottle o' Brains; The King of England and His Three Sons; King John and the Abbot of Canterbury; Rushen Coatie; The King o' the Cats; Tamlane; The Stars in the Sky; News!; Puddock, Mousie, and Ratton; The Little Bull-Calf; The Wee, Wee Mannie; Habetrot and Scantlie Mab; Old Mother Wiggle-Waggle; Catskin; Stupid's Cries; The Lambton Worm; The Wise Men of Gotham; and the Princess of Canterbury; (Indian) The Lion and the Crane; How the Raja's son won the Princess Labam; The Lambikin; Punchkin; The Broken Pot; The Magic Fiddle; The Cruel Crane Outwitted; Loving Laili; The Tiger, the Brahman, and the Jackal; The Soothsayer's Son; Harisaman; The Charmed Ring; The Talkative Tortoise; A Lac of Rupees for a bit of Advice; The Gold-Giving Serpent; The Son of Seven Queens; A Lesson for Kings; Pride Goeth Before A Fall; Raja Rasalu; The Ass in the Lion's Skin; The Farmer and the Money-Lender; The Boy who had a Moon on his Forehead and a Star on his Chin; The Prince and the Fakir; Why the Fish laughed; The Demon with the Matted Hair; The Ivory City and its Fairy Princess; How Sun, Moon, and Wind went out to Dinner; How the wicked Sons were Duped; and The Pigeon and the Crow. - This book is vol. 1 of Flying Chipmunk's Joseph Jacobs two-volume collection.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781604598957
Publisher:
Wilder Publications
Publication date:
12/29/2009
Pages:
484
Sales rank:
1,176,769
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.08(d)

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