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.
Stories to Shorten the Road by Effie Power, Dorothy Bayley, ill.

Stories to Shorten the Road.

Poor Man and the Flask of Oil, Murdoch's Rath, Man Who Was Going to Mind the House, Hans Who Made the Princess Laugh, King of the Birds, Why the Sea is Salt, Hafiz the Stonecutter, Old Woman and the Tramp, Goody 'Gainst the Stream, Katcha and the Devil, How the Son of the Gobjaun Saor Sold the Sheepskin, Jack the Giant Killer, the Three Golden Hairs of the Old Man Vsevede, The Red Ettin, The King and the Miller of Mansfield. Chosen by a Cleveland librarian.

$48.00

 

Ardizzone's Hans Andersen.

Ardizzone's Hans Andersen.

Who better to illustrate Andersen!

$34.00

 

The Pineapple Child by Peggy Appiah, Mora Dickson, ill.

The Pineapple Child and other Tales from the Ashanti.

Stories told to the author's husband by fellow political detainees. Appiah, the daughter of Sir Stafford Cripps, says she is constantly amazed by the inventiveness and humour of these folk stories, still very much a part of Ghanian life today.

$20.00

 

The House of Cats and other Italian Folk Tales by Hampden, Unel, ill.

The House of Cats and other Italian Folk Tales.

House of Cats, King .., Beautiful Wife, Little Bird, 13th, Animal Princess, Simple Youth, Princess who couldn't laugh, Crumb in his Beard, Monkey in the House, Turkish Slave, Snake under Stone, Donkey which made gold, Silliest Man, Buried Treasure. NOTE: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD.

$18.00

 

Tales of the Mist by Anthony Holcroft, E. Williamson, ill.

Tales of the Mist.

Imaginative, original tales of other-worldly beings set in remote parts of modern New Zealand: the island in the lagoon, The tramp, The girl in the cabbage tree, The night bees, Rosie Moonshine.
Note: This Book Has Been Sold.

$14.00

 

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

 

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

A Book of Magical Beasts.

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$16.00

 

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