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Random House Book of Fantasy Stories, the (1996) [Anthology]
by Joan Aiken Cherith Baldry A.C. Benson Ramsey Campbell Simon Clark Peter Crowther Lord Dunsany Patricia Fanthorpe R.L. Fanthorpe Neil Gaiman Parke Godwin Nicholas Stuart Gray Frances M. Hendry Diana Wynne Jones Garry D. Kilworth Richard Leander Samantha Lee Tanith Lee C. S. Lewis Paul Lewis Steve Lockley George MacDonald Edith Nesbit Keith Taylor J. R. R. Tolkien Elisabeth Waters Ian Watson Jane Yolen Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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This exciting collection takes readers on a journey through the labyrinthine corridors of the imagination. Filled with magical spells, fire-breathing dragons, and intrepid heroes, these classics of children's literature include stories by such authors as C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, George MacDonald, Jane Yolen, E. Nesbit, and more.


  • The Green Stone by Diana Wynne Jones
  • The Hoard of the Gibbelins by Lord Dunsany
  • A Harp of Fishbones by Joan Aiken
  • The Selkieís Cap by Samantha Lee
  • The Back of the North Wind (from At The Back of the North Wind) by George MacDonald
  • The Pit of Wings by Ramsey Campbell
  • A Spell for Annalise by Parke Godwin
  • The Secret of Faerie by Paul Lewis
  • The Invisible Kingdom by Richard Leander
  • The Bone Beast by Simon Clark
  • Ice Princess by Elisabeth Waters
  • The Wild Hunt by Ian Watson
  • The Door to Dark Albion by Cherith Baldry
  • The Fairy Trap by Peter Crowther
  • The Dark Island (from The Voyage of the Dawn Treader) by C. S. Lewis
  • Pattern of Pyramids by Lionel & Patricia Fanthorpe
  • The Closed Window by A. C. Benson
  • The Goatboy and the Giant by Garry Kilworth
  • Mirror, Mirror... by Frances M. Hendry
  • The Trolls (The Hobbit) by J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Sun City by Tanith Lee
  • Brother Kenanís Bell by Jane Yolen
  • The Last Card by Steve Lockley
  • Atlantis by Edith Nesbit
  • The White Doe by Keith Taylor
  • Creature of Darkness by Nicholas Stuart Gray
  • Troll Bridge by Neil Gaiman

Original title: The Random House Book of Fantasy Stories
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionChildren & Young AdultFantasy

The following works are contained within this one:
     Invisible Kingdom, the (1896) [Short Story]
      Author: Richard Leander
     Closed Window, the (1903) [Short Story]
      Author: A.C. Benson
     Atlantis (1905) [Short Story]
      Author: Edith Nesbit
     Hoard of the Gibbelins, the (1911) [Short Story]
      Author: Lord Dunsany
     Creature of Darkness (1963) [Short Story]
      Author: Nicholas Stuart Gray
     Wild Hunt, the (1966) [Short Story]
      Author: Ian Watson
     Sun City (1972) [Short Story]
      Author: Tanith Lee
     Harp of Fishbones, a (1972) [Short Story]
      Author: Joan Aiken
     Pit of Wings, the (1978) [Short Story]
      Author: Ramsey Campbell
     Brother Kenan's Bell (1983) [Short Story]
      Author: Jane Yolen
     Green Stone, the (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Diana Wynne Jones
     Troll Bridge (1993) [Short Story]
      Author: Neil Gaiman
     Spell for Annalise, a (1993) [Short Story]
      Author: Parke Godwin
     Ice Princess (1994) [Short Story]
      Author: Elisabeth Waters
     Mirror, Mirror... (1996) [Short Story]
      Author: Frances M. Hendry
     Fairy Trap, the (1996) [Short Story]
      Author: Peter Crowther
     Bone Beast, the (1996) [Short Story]
      Author: Simon Clark
     White Doe, the (1996) [Short Story]
      Author: Keith Taylor
     Pattern of Pyramids, a (1996) [Short Story]
      Authors: R.L. Fanthorpe , Patricia Fanthorpe
     Secret of Faerie, the (1996) [Short Story]
      Author: Paul Lewis
     Last Card, the (1996) [Short Story]
      Author: Steve Lockley
     Goatboy and the Giant, the (1996) [Short Story]
      Author: Garry D. Kilworth
     Door to Dark Albion, the (1996) [Short Story]
      Author: Cherith Baldry
     Selkie's Cap, the (1996) [Short Story]
      Author: Samantha Lee
This work contains excerpts from the following works :
     At the Back of the North Wind (1871) [Novel]
      Author: George MacDonald
     Hobbit, the (1937) [Novel]
      Author: J. R. R. Tolkien
     Voyage of the 'Dawn Treader', the (1952) [Novel]
      Author: C. S. Lewis

Edition #1: Random House Book of Fantasy Stories, the

Random House Book of Fantasy Stories, the (1996)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Mike Ashley
Illustrated by: Douglas Carrell Douglas Carrell
Introduction by: Garry D. Kilworth
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Manifested in:

The Random House Book of Fantasy Stories (June 1997)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York, NY
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9780679885283
Dimensions: 5.3 x 8.3 x 1.1
Pages: 403
Notes: Cover by Neal McPheeters

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