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Lilac Fairy Tale Book

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Lilac Fairy Tale Book

by Andrew Lang


Quick Overview

"Admirable series of photographic reprints of the first editions. . . . Altogether very good value." --" New York Review of Books." Over 30 tales from Portugal, Ireland, Wales, and points East and West, among them "The Brown Bear of Norway," "The Enchanted Deer," "The Story of a Very Bad Boy," and "The Brownie of the Lake." 51 illustrations.


In "The Lilac Fairy Book, " a large number of the tales - including a variation on the beauty and the beast story called "Brown Bear of Norway" - are from Irish sources; the Welsh "Mabinogion" provided the Arthurian legend of "The Winning of Olwen"; and other tales are from the more exotic traditions of India, Portugal, Brittany, and Scandinavia. Size 0.76" H x 8.49" L x 5.47" W , 367 pages

Additional Information

ISBN 9780486219073
Author Andrew Lang
Age Group 8-14
Book Type paperback

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