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Europa's Fairy Book (Classic Reprint)
     

Europa's Fairy Book (Classic Reprint)

by Joseph Jacobs
 

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Excerpt from Europa's Fairy Book

But while I have attempted thus to restore the original substance of the European F olk-tales, I have ever had in mind that the particular form in which they are to appear is to attract English speaking children. I have, therefore, utilized the experience I had some years ago in collecting and retelling the Fairy Tales of the English

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Excerpt from Europa's Fairy Book

But while I have attempted thus to restore the original substance of the European F olk-tales, I have ever had in mind that the particular form in which they are to appear is to attract English speaking children. I have, therefore, utilized the experience I had some years ago in collecting and retelling the Fairy Tales of the English F olk-lore field (english Fairy Tales, More English Fairy Tales), in order to tell these new tales in the way which English-speaking children have abundantly shown they enjoy. In other words, while the plot and incidents are common form throughout Europe, the manner in which I have told the stories is, so far as I have been able to imitate it, that of the English story-teller.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440068188
Publisher:
FB&C Ltd
Publication date:
06/07/2017
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.62(d)

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