✰ The Yellow Fairy Book Epub ✶ Author Andrew Lang – Thomashillier.co.uk

The Yellow Fairy Book Ships Fly, Cabbages Turn Men Into Donkeys, A Childless Couple Is Sent A Baby Boy The Size Of A Hazelnut, And A Dog, A Cat And A Mouse Join Forces To Retrieve A Magic Ring Amongst The 48 Stories In The Yellow Fairy Book Are Much Loved Classics Such As Thumbelina And The Steadfast Tin Soldier , But In This Volume Lang Also Included Wonderfully Exotic Tales From Russia, Hungary, Iceland And America.This Edition Is Decorated With Danuta Meyer S Pen And Ink Drawings, And Her Exquisite And Arresting Watercolour Illustrations Are Full Of Surprises They Remind Us That Although Fairy Tales Are Full Of Wonder, For Every Fairy Godmother There Is A Witch Waiting In The Wings, For Every Gorgeous Jewel There Is A Toxic Comb And For Every Happily Ever After There Is A Sad Ending.Classic Stories Included In This Collection The Cat And The Mouse In Partnership The Six Swans The Dragon Of The North Story Of The Emperor S New Clothes The Golden Crab The Iron Stove The Dragon And His Grandmother The Donkey Cabbage The Little Green Frog The Seven Headed Serpent The Grateful Beasts The Giants And The Herd Boy The Invisible Prince The Crow How Six Men Travelled Through The Wide World The Wizard King The Nixy The Glass Mountain Alphege, Or The Green Monkey Fairer Than A Fairy The Three Brothers The Boy And The Wolves, Or The Broken Promise The Glass Axe The Dead Wife In The Land Of Souls The White Duck The Witch And Her Servants The Magic Ring The Flower Queen S Daughter The Flying Ship The Snow Daughter And The Fire Son The Story Of King Frost The Death Of The Sun Hero The Witch The Hazel Nut Child The Story Of Big Klaus And Little Klaus Prince Ring The Swineherd How To Tell A True Princess The Blue Mountains.


10 thoughts on “The Yellow Fairy Book

  1. says:

    Haven t quite enjoyed it as much as the previous tomes, I ve considered some stories to be a bit vulgar to be read to kids.


  2. says:

    If fairy stories can t get a five star rating then what is our standard Five stars to Andrew Lang and his magnificent collection of colored fairy stories This Yellow one is one of my favorites Real fairy stories with real consequences.


  3. says:

    I feel like I saw pretty much the same thing in all my reviews for these books but it was enjoyable Some were boring and other were good.


  4. says:

    The Yellow Fairy Book, published in 1894, is the fourth of twelve collected fairy story books that were researched, translated and compiled by Andrew Lang 1844 1912 and his wife, Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang, Andrew Lang, a Scotsman, was a literary critic, novelist, poet, and a contributor to the field of anthropology,Hans Christian Andersen is a heavy source for these collected stories, but also includes tales from Poland, Russian, Germany, France, Hungary, Ireland, England, American Indian The Yellow Fairy Book, published in 1894, is the fourth of twelve collected fairy story books that were researched, translated and compiled by Andrew Lan...


  5. says:

    This is the one in which the tales really start to branch out There are a couple of literary tales that I didn t much like, but a lotplaces Greek Polish Bukowinaer Iclelandic A few from North America I particularly liked The Golden Crab, The ...


  6. says:

    All the Lang books are required reading Pre Joseph Campbell panoramas of history s imagination Great illustrations and grittier lessons than any Disney wants to teach.


  7. says:

    I m glad that I took the time to read some old fairy tales, most of which I ve never heard before The only thing I didn t like was that it was so mentally exhausting to read a whole story in just a few pages.


  8. says:

    Didn t realise that this was the fourth book in the series of fairy books until I started it It s a collection of stories though they can be read out of order.Some of the stories were retelling earlier ones in the ...


  9. says:

    A nice collection in the colored fairytales series, and the drawings are delightful, as usual


  10. says:

    48 tales Two famous are The Emperor s New Clothes and How to tell a true Princess aka The Princess and the Pea The details may not be as memorable as the moral, such as loyalty in The Steadfast Tin Soldier Variations can change a sad ending to happy 104 illustrations 22 plates, 82 woodcuts 1 The Cat and the Mouse in Partnership 12 The Six Swans 43 The Dragon of the North 94 Story of the Emperor s New Clothes 215 The Golden Crab 266 The Iron Stove 327 The Dragon and his Grandmother 388 The 48 tales Two famous are The Emperor s New Clothes and How to tell a true Princess aka The Princess and the Pea The details may not be as memorable as the moral, such as loyalty in The Steadfast Tin Soldier Variations can change a sad ending to happy 104 illustrations 22 plates, 82 woodcuts 1 The Cat and the Mouse in Partnership 12 The Six Swans 43 The Dragon of the North 94 Story of the Em...


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