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The Scottish Fairy Book (Illustrated) By Elizabeth Wilson Grierson
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There are, roughly speaking, two distinct types of Scottish Fairy Tales. There are what may be called "Celtic Stories," which were handed down for centuries by word of mouth by professional... More > story-tellers, who went about from clachan to clachan in the "Highlands and Islands," earning a night's shelter by giving a night's entertainment, and which have now been collected and classified for us by Campbell of Isla and others. These stories, which are also common to the North of Ireland, are wild and fantastic, and very often somewhat monotonous, and their themes are strangely alike. They almost always tell of some hero or heroine who sets out on some dangerous quest, and who is met by giants, generally three in number, who appear one after the other; with whom they hold quaint dialogues, and whom eventually they slay. Most of them are fairly long, and although they have a peculiar fascination of their own, they are quite distinct from the ordinary Fairy Tale.< Less
The Scottish Fairy Book By Elizabeth Grierson
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There are, roughly speaking, two distinct types of Scottish Fairy Tales. There are what may be called "Celtic Stories," which were handed down for centuries by word of mouth by professional... More > story-tellers, who went about from clachan to clachan in the "Highlands and Islands," earning a night's shelter by giving a night's entertainment, and which have now been collected and classified for us by Campbell of Isla and others. These stories, which are also common to the North of Ireland, are wild and fantastic, and very often somewhat monotonous, and their themes are strangely alike. They almost always tell of some hero or heroine who sets out on some dangerous quest, and who is met by giants, generally three in number, who appear one after the other; with whom they hold quaint dialogues, and whom eventually they slay. Most of them are fairly long, and although they have a peculiar fascination of their own, they are quite distinct from the ordinary Fairy Tale.< Less
The Scottish Fairy Book By Morris Meredith Williams
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PREFACE There are, roughly speaking, two distinct types of Scottish Fairy Tales. There are what may be called "Celtic Stories," which were handed down for centuries by word of mouth by... More > professional story-tellers, who went about from clachan to clachan in the "Highlands and Islands," earning a night's shelter by giving a night's entertainment, and which have now been collected and classified for us by Campbell of Isla and others. These stories, which are also common to the North of Ireland, are wild and fantastic, and very often somewhat monotonous, and their themes are strangely alike. They almost always tell of some hero or heroine who sets out on some dangerous quest, and who is met by giants, generally three in number, who appear one after the other; with whom they hold quaint dialogues, and whom eventually they slay. Most of them are fairly long, and although they have a peculiar fascination of their own, they are quite distinct from the ordinary Fairy Tale.< Less
Defender: A Scottish American Fairy Tale By Travis Salisbury, Janet Smyth
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Defender Is A Gripping Story That Defies Description And Genres. Part Christian Faith Story, Part Romance, Part Action, Part International Intrigue, Part American Adventure, Part Spy Thriller And... More > Political Potboiler, Defender Has It All. One Lonely Day In Kansas Farm Country, A Passing College Professor Encounters Her Biggest “Surprise Package” Ever, A Too Handsome, Too Intelligent, Too Faithful, Battered And Mangled FBI Agent And His Equally Battered And Mangled Government Issued Car At The Side Of The Road. Follow Agent Gareth “Dru” McFadyn And His “Random” Traveling Companion, Kate Greenwood, On Their Odyssey Of Love, Adventure, Faith, Morality, And Patriotism. Follow Them Left, Follow Them Right, Follow Them To Hell And Back, Follow Them To The End, Just Follow This Silly Book, People. For Once In Your Lifetime, Take A Risk And Give It A Shot, You Might Actually Happen To Like It, I Know I Did.< Less
The Red Fairy Book By Andrew Lang
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Andrew Lang (1844–1912) was a Scots poet, novelist, and literary critic. Andrew Lang's Fairy Books—also known as Andrew Lang's "Coloured" Fairy Books or Andrew Lang's Fairy... More > Books of Many Colors—are a series of twelve collections of fairy tales, published between 1889 and 1910. Each volume is distinguished by its own color. In all, 437 tales from a broad range of cultures and countries are presented.< Less
The Blue Fairy Book By Andrew Lang
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Andrew Lang (1844–1912) was a Scots poet, novelist, and literary critic. Andrew Lang's Fairy Books—also known as Andrew Lang's "Coloured" Fairy Books or Andrew Lang's Fairy... More > Books of Many Colors—are a series of twelve collections of fairy tales, published between 1889 and 1910. Each volume is distinguished by its own color. In all, 437 tales from a broad range of cultures and countries are presented.< Less
The Green Fairy Book By Andrew Lang
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Andrew Lang (1844–1912) was a Scots poet, novelist, and literary critic. Andrew Lang's Fairy Books—also known as Andrew Lang's "Coloured" Fairy Books or Andrew Lang's Fairy... More > Books of Many Colors—are a series of twelve collections of fairy tales, published between 1889 and 1910. Each volume is distinguished by its own color. In all, 437 tales from a broad range of cultures and countries are presented. The Green Fairy Book ,the third book from Andrew Lang's collection was first published in 1892 and contains 42 fairy tales, including Grimm´s tales< Less
The Brown Fairy Book By Andrew Lang
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Andrew Lang (1844–1912) was a Scots poet, novelist, and literary critic. Andrew Lang's Fairy Books—also known as Andrew Lang's "Coloured" Fairy Books or Andrew Lang's Fairy... More > Books of Many Colors—are a series of twelve collections of fairy tales, published between 1889 and 1910. Each volume is distinguished by its own color. In all, 437 tales from a broad range of cultures and countries are presented.< Less
Fairy Book (Illustrated) By Sophie May
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The book contains 9 tales for children: CRISTOBAL. A CHRISTMAS LEGEND, WILD ROBIN. A SCOTTISH FAIRY TALE, THE VESPER STAR, THE WATER-KELPIE, THE LOST SYLPHID, THE CASTLE OF GEMS, THE ELF OF LIGHT. A... More > NORSE TALE, THE PRINCESS HILDA, GOLDILOCKS.< Less
The Lilac Fairy Book By Andrew Lang
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Andrew Lang (31 March 1844 – 20 July 1912) was a Scottish... More > poet, novelist, literary critic, and contributor to the field of anthropology. He is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. The Andrew Lang lectures at the University of St Andrews are named after him.Lang was born in Selkirk. He was the eldest of the eight children born to John Lang, the town clerk of Selkirk, and his wife Jane Plenderleath Sellar, who was the daughter of Patrick Sellar, factor to the first duke of Sutherland. On 17 April 1875, he married Leonora Blanche Alleyne, youngest daughter of C. T. Alleyne of Clifton and Barbados. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Lang< Less