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Grimm's Illustrated Fairy Tales By Birgit Amadori
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This ebook features 24 fairy tales from the classic collection by the brothers Grimm. It also includes 24 colorful, original illustrations that go along with the stories.
English Fairy Tales: Illustrated By Flora Annie Steel
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English Fairy Tales by Flora Annie Steel. - Illustrated by Arthur Rackham, a renowned early 20th century British illustrator (responsible for Grimm's Fairy Tales). This edition contains dozens of... More > amazing black and white illustrations, including silhouettes. There are sixteen large color plates. Flora Annie Steel was an English writer. She was the daughter of George Webster. In 1867 she married Henry William Steel, a member of the Indian civil service, and for the next twenty-two years lived in India, chiefly in the Punjab, with which most of her books are connected. She was interested in relating to all classes of Indian society. The birth of her daughter gave her a chance to interact with local women and learn their language.< Less
Indian Fairy Tales (Illustrated) By Joseph Jacobs
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From the extreme West of the Indo-European world, we go this year to the extreme East. From the soft rain and green turf of Gaeldom, we seek the garish sun and arid soil of the Hindoo. In the Land of... More > Ire, the belief in fairies, gnomes, ogres and monsters is all but dead; in the Land of Ind it still flourishes in all the vigour of animism. Soils and national characters differ; but fairy tales are the same in plot and incidents, if not in treatment. The majority of the tales in this volume have been known in the West in some form or other, and the problem arises how to account for their simultaneous existence in farthest West and East. Some—as Benfey in Germany, M. Cosquin in France, and Mr. Clouston in England—have declared that India is the Home of the Fairy Tale, and that all European fairy tales have been brought from thence by Crusaders, by Mongol missionaries, by Gipsies, by Jews, by traders, by travellers.< Less
Irish Fairy Tales (Illustrated) By James Stephens
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The lore of ancient Ireland comes to life in this collection of classic folk tales retold for modern readers.
Japanese Fairy Tales (Illustrated) By Grace James
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These tales and legends have been collected from many sources. Some of them have been selected from the Ko-ji-ki, or Record of Ancient Matters, which contains the mythology of Japan. Many are told... More > from memory, being relics of childish days, originally heard from the lips of a school-fellow or a nurse. Certain of them, again, form favourite subjects for representation upon the Japanese stage. A number of the stories now gathered together have been translated into English long ere this, and have appeared in this country in one form or another; others are probably new to an English public.< Less
Hawaiian Folk Tales (Illustrated) By Thomas G. Thrum
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Thomas G. Thrum has compiled a collection of native folk tales in Hawaiian Folk Tales A Collection of Native Legends. The legends originally appeared in "The Hawaiian Annual." The Table of... More > contents includes Legends Resembling Old Testament History, Exploits of Maui, Pele and the Deluge, Pele and Kahawali,< Less
Andersen's Fairy Tales (Illustrated) By H. C. Andersen
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Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish author, fairy tale writer, and poet noted for his children's stories This edition includes the following tales for children: The Emperor's New Clothes, The... More > Swineherd, The Real Princess, The Shoes of Fortune, The Fir Tree, The Snow Queen, The Leap-Frog, The Elderbush, The Bell, The Old House, The Happy Family, The Story of a Mother, The False Collar, The Shadow, The Little Match Girl, The Dream of Little Tuk, The Naughty Boy, The Red Shoes.< Less
Tales of the Fish Patrol (Illustrated) By Jack London
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San Francisco Bay is so large that often its storms are more disastrous to ocean-going craft than is the ocean itself in its violent moments. The waters of the bay contain all manner of fish,... More > wherefore its surface is ploughed by the keels of all manner of fishing boats manned by all manner of fishermen. To protect the fish from this motley floating population many wise laws have been passed, and there is a fish patrol to see that these laws are enforced. Exciting times are the lot of the fish patrol: in its history more than one dead patrolman has marked defeat, and more often dead fishermen across their illegal nets have marked success.< Less
Tales of Secret Egypt (Illustrated) By Sax Rohmer
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Sax Rohmer is the creator of the Fu Manchu series, as well as numerous other works of mystery and menace.
Second Book of Tales (Illustrated) By Eugene Field
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Of all American poets Field, it seems to me, best understood the heart of a child. Other sweet singers have given us the homely life of the Western cabin, the unexpected tenderness of the... More > mountaineer, the loyalty and quaint devotion of the negro servant, but to Field alone, and in preëminent degree, was given that keen insight into child nature, that compassion for its faults, that sympathy with its sorrows and that delight in its joyous innocence which will endear him to his race as long as our language is read. His poems too always kindle afresh that spark of child-life which still lies smouldering in the hearts of us all, no matter how poor and sorrowful our beginnings. As we read, how the old memories come back to us! Old hopes, rosy with the expectation of the indefinite and unknowable. Old misgivings and fears; old rompings and holidays and precious idle hours. We know them all, and we know how true they are.< Less