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Book Information: Violet Fairy Book, the

Violet Fairy Book, the (1901) [Collection]
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Series: Andrew Lang's Colored Fairy Books

Summary :

From the day that they were first printed, the Lang fairy tale books of many colors have entertained thousands of boys and girls as well as their parents. In The Violet Fairy Book, we hear strange and exotic tales from the far corners of the earth, but they are told in the common language of the fairy tale, familiar to children and grownups alike.
(From Ingram)

Edited by Andrew Lang.
Contents:

  • A Tale of the Tontlawald
  • The finest Liar in the World
  • The Story of three Wonderful Beggars
  • Schippeitaro
  • The Three Princes and their Beasts
  • The Goat's Ears of the Emperor Trojan
  • The Nine Pea-hens and the Golden Apples
  • The Lute Player
  • The Grateful Prince
  • The Child who came from an Egg
  • Stan Bolovan
  • The Two Frogs
  • The Story of a Gazelle
  • How a Fish swam in the Air and a Hare in the Water
  • Two in a Sack
  • The Envious Neighbour
  • The Fairy of the Dawn
  • The Enchanted Knife
  • Jesper who herded the Hares
  • The Underground Workers
  • The History of Dwarf Long Nose
  • The Nunda, Eater of People
  • The Story of Hassebu
  • The Maiden with the Wooden Helmet
  • The Monkey and the Jelly-fish
  • The Headless Dwarfs
  • The young Man who would have his Eyes opened
  • The Boys with the Golden Stars
  • The Frog
  • The Princess who was hidden Underground
  • The Girl who pretended to be a Boy
  • The Story of Halfman
  • The Prince who wanted to see the World
  • Virgililus the Sorcerer
  • Mogarzea and his Son

Original title: The Violet Fairy Book
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionFantasyFairy Tales
Fairy Tales & FolkloreRetellings


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