The Yellow Fairy Book

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American Indian, Russian, German, Icelandic, French, and other stories--48 in all--among them 'The Tinder-box,' 'The Nightingale,' and 'How to Tell a True Princess.' 104 illustrations.

A collection of more than 40 fairy tales from the folklore of Hungary, Russia, Poland, Iceland, Germany, France, England, and the American Indians.

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Overview

American Indian, Russian, German, Icelandic, French, and other stories--48 in all--among them 'The Tinder-box,' 'The Nightingale,' and 'How to Tell a True Princess.' 104 illustrations.

A collection of more than 40 fairy tales from the folklore of Hungary, Russia, Poland, Iceland, Germany, France, England, and the American Indians.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780554383231
  • Publisher: BiblioBazaar
  • Publication date: 8/28/2008
  • Pages: 328
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.75 (d)

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Andrew Lang (1844–1912) was a novelist, journalist, poet, and literary critic best known for his collections of fairy tales known as The Fairy Books.
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Table of Contents

The Cat and the Mouse in Partnership
The Six Swans
The Dragon of the North
Story of the Emperor's New Clothes
The Golden Crab
The Iron Stove
The Dragon and his Grandmother
The Donkey Cabbage
The Little Green Frog
The Seven-headed Serpent
The Grateful Beasts
The Giants and the Herd-boy
The Invisible Prince
The Crow
How Six Men Travelled through the Wide World
The Wizard King
The Nixy
The Glass Mountain
"Alphege, or the Green Monkey"
Fairer-than-a Fairy
The Three Brothers
"The Boy and the Wolves, or the Broken Promise"
The Glass Axe
The Dead Wife
In the Land of Souls
The White Duck
The Witch and her Servants
The Magic Ring
The Flower Queens Daughter
The Flying Ship
The Snow-daughter and the Fire-son
The Story of King Frost
The Death of the Sun-hero
The Witch
The Hazel-nut Child
The Story of Big Klaus and Little Klaus
Prince Ring
The Swineherd
How to tell a True Princess
The Blue Mountains
The Tinder-box
The Witch in the Sone Boat
Thumbelina
The Nightingale
Hermod and Hadvor
The Steadfast Tin-soldier
Blockhead Hans
A Story about a Darning-needle
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 14, 2007

    A collection of great stories

    I love collections of stories like this because they are where all the ideas for children originally come from. They are also where the ideas for new books and movies originally come from, and for that I am grateful to read the originals.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2003

    hmmmmm..

    This was a great book if you are into fairy tales and things, some of the other books repeat the same stories, but this was a good book and i recommend it for all ages

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted December 1, 2012

    Is it good should i buy it

    So answer my question

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