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The Flower and The Star and Other Short Stories By William J Linton
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William James Linton was a craftsman born in an England ruled by land-owning despots and capitalist money-grubbers - pursuers of individual greed, as opposed to human need. He became active in... More > political affairs, involving himself in the workers' struggle for universal suffrage and a democratic Britain, through his involvement in the Chartist Movement. A prolific writer covering political affairs, novels and memoirs, he also wrote and illustrated children's books. This particular work comprises:- THE FLOWER AND THE STAR, WILLIE'S DREAMS, JACK AND THE BEAN-STALKS, ANOTHER JACK AND THE GIANT-KILLER, GRANDMOTHER'S STORY, and KITTEN'S GROWLINGS. Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library, 51 The Crescent, Salford, M5 4WX< Less
The Yorkshire Fables By David Hallamshire
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Famous fables, "Cinderella", "Jack and The Bean Stalk" etc told in Yorkshire dialect in David Hallamshire's usual tongue-in-cheek style.
The Yorkshire Fables By David Hallamshire
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The Yorkshire Fables is a collection of traditional children's stories told in Yorkshire dialect. Jack and The Bean Stalk, Cinderella, Humpty Dumpty among others. This is a follow up to The... More > Yorkshire Bible Stories, which was an equally bizarre idea. But well...it works.< Less
Adventures of Jack in the Land of the Giants: Illustrated By Joseph Jacobs
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Adventures of Jack in the Land of the Giants: Illustrated by Joseph Jacobs. This work includes: 4 adventures of Jack in the Land of the Giants. Jack and the Giants, Jack the Giant-Killer, Lazy Jack... More > and Jack and the Bean-Stalk, with two illustrated versions. Jack and the Beanstalk is a classic English fairy tale with unknown origin. It was first published at the end of the 18th century in a collection of folktales, but the most commonly known versions are found in Andrew Lang's children's book "Jack and the Beanstalk," first published in 1890, and in the tale of the same title recorded in Joseph Jacobs' "English Fairy Tales," also from 1890. Even though the versions differ, they share most of the characters and the symbolism. Jack the Giant Killer is a British fairy tale about a plucky lad who slays a number of giants during King Arthur's reign. The tale is characterized by violence, gore, and blood-letting. This stories inspired the latest blockbuster movie Jack the Giant Slayer.< Less