Modern Juvenile Fairy & Folk Collections

Fairy & Folk Tales: Modern Juvenile Fairy & Folk Collections. Includes modern written fairy tale collections, modern 19th c author collections (Grimm, Andersen, Asbjornsen, Perrault, etc) and theme based collections. Does not include Myths, Fables, and Legends, a related term.
Tales From the Rain Forest by Mercedes Dorson.

Tales From the Rain Forest

Tales collected from the Indians and translated from the Portuguese, which give a vivid picture of traditional life.



Stirabout Stories (West of Widdershins.) by Barbara Sleigh; Ambrus, ill.

Stirabout Stories (West of Widdershins.)

Stories of magic, old and new, involving everyday things looked at afresh and stirred "widdershins." Note: This Book Has Been Sold.



Foxglove Tales by Alison Uttley, Shirley Felts, ill.

Foxglove Tales

A group of Uttley's tales, chosen from the range of her work by Lucy Meredith and published on the centenary of Uttley's birth.



A Book of Magic Animals



Folk Tales From the North by Winifred Finlay, Ambrus, ill.

Folk Tales From the North.

Scottish or English folktales from the author's home region. Jip and the Witch of Walgrave, Moorachug and Mennachug; The Princess who wanted to play with the Stars; The White Pet; Childe Rowland and the King of Elfland; Peregrine and the Redman of Rockingham Forest; The Laidley Worm of Spindlestone Heugh; the Ji-jaller Bag; Yound Pollard and the Brawn of Bishop Auckland; Mary-Ann and the Cauld Lad of Hylton; The Well of the Word's End; Jonas and the Boggart of Brixworth.
NOTE: This book has been SOLD.



Hauff's Fairy Tales Jiri Trnka, illus.

Hauff's Fairy Tales.

Ten long tales told to a caravan of rich merchants as they travelled across the desert. By a master 19th c storyteller. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD



Folk Tales of Sind and Guzarat by C. A. Kincaid, Karachi 1925.

Folk Tales of Sind and Guzarat.

With an introduction by M. de P. Webb, December 1924, when recent finds at Mohenjo Daro lent an extra excitement to Sindh tales. An uncommon original edition of a book which has been reissued, most recently as Folk Tales of Sindh & Gujarat, 2000. NOTE: This Book has been sold.



The Mermaid of Zennor Eileen Molony, ed, Maise Meiklejohn, ill

The Mermaid of Zennor.

Old stories retold for child visitors, full of the colour of Cornwall: (title story), Giant of St. Michael's Mount, Bobby Griglans, Pisky Threshers, Fairy Widower, Knockers (tin mine fairies), Copper Mermaid, Spriggan of St. Ives, Lead Shot Tower.



Songs and Stories from Uganda by Serwadda, Dillons, illustrators.

Songs and Stories from Uganda.

Songs and stories transcribed and edited, with music by Hewitt Pantaleoni.



The Golden Thread by Sasaki by Tazu Sasaki /Etsuro Suzuki, ill

The Golden Thread: Japanese Stories for Children.

The Boy and the Little Badger, Ko-chan Who Rode a Shrike, The Woodpecker and the Soap Bubbles, Sae-chan's "Road of Time", The Golden Thread and the Rainbow, How Far Does the Wax-Stone Road Go, White Bonnet Hill.



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