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.
Bantu Tales by Virginia Holladay, Rocco Negri illus.

Bantu Tales.

Nineteen short tales collected and told by Holladay, a teacher in what is today the Democratic Republic of the Congo, with wonderful woodcut illustrations.

$25.00

 

Zuni Indian Tales by Aileen Nusbaum, Margaret Finnan, ill.

Zuni Indian Tales.

Nusbaum's small son, Deric, was adopted by the Zunis, and as he sat as the feet of the elders of the tribe and listened to tales, she was able to record them.

$45.00

 

The Hamish Hamilton Book of Kings, Farjeon & Mayne, ed; Ambrus, ill.

The Hamish Hamilton Book of Kings.

$12.00

 

Land of the Rainbow Snake, Berndt, ed. Dhoki Yunupinga, ill

Land of the Rainbow Snake: Aboriginal Children's Stories and Songs from Western Arnhem Land.

Stories recorded by an anthropologist from women of Oepelli and the Goulburn Islands in the Guwinggu language who used them to teach children about the natural world and about history of sacred places.

$16.00

 

The Little Good People by Kathleen Foyle, Peter Frazer, ill.

The Little Good People.

Twenty-two Irish legends collected by Kathleen Foyle

$30.00

 

A Book of Magical Beasts by Ruth Manning-Sanders, Raymond Briggs, ill.

A Book of Magical Beasts.

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$16.00

 

Mouse Woman and the Vanished Princesses by Christie Harris, Tait, ill.

Mouse Woman and the Vanished Princesses.

"It was in the days of very long ago, when things were different." Among the narnauks great and small who roamed the Northwest was Mouse Woman, a tidy, proper soul. When the princesses of the people began to disappear, she offered her quiet help. Canadian Library Assoc. Award, IBBY Award.

$12.00

 

Mouse Woman and the Muddleheads by Christie Harris, Tait, ill.

Mouse Woman and the Muddleheads.

"It was in the days of very long ago, when things were different." Among the narnauks great and small who roamed the Northwest was Mouse Woman, a tidy, proper soul who never could stand a muddlehead.

$10.00

 

The Callow Pit Coffer by Crossley-Holland, Margaret Gordon, illustrator.

The Callow Pit Coffer.

Dark, eerie pictures illustrate this long forgotten folktale about how two brothers in the reign of King Stephen tried, for the good of the village, to hunt down an ancient coffer of gold from the bottom of Callow Pit.

$8.00

 

The Fairy Tales of Hoffmann. /W. F. Phillips, ill 1960 1st.

The Fairy Tales of Hoffmann.

Contains retellings of The Fairy Child, The Nutcracker, The Magic Spectacles, The Sailor Who Became a Miner, The Stolen Reflection, which at the time of this publication had never been retold for young children.

$12.00

 

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