ISBN 9789380009964,Fiction Classics - The Violet Fairy

Fiction Classics - The Violet Fairy



Readworthy Publications Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9789380009964

ISBN-10 9380009968


Number of Pages 202 Pages
Language (English)


It is almost impossible to envision what childhood would be like without the enchanting world of fairyland. Princes and princesses, flying dragons, monsters and magicians, giants and dwarfs, ogres and fairies?these are the companions who thrill youngsters of all lands and times. This book contains 17 such tales. Coming from all quarters of the world, including France, England, Germany, Denmark and Romania, the stories provide rich insight into the lives and cultures of different peoples. Narrated in clear, lively and easy to understand language, the tales are enriched with beautiful illustrations. About the Author Andrew Lang (1844-1912), a poet, novelist and literary critic, is best known as one of the important collectors of folk and fairy tales. Educated at St. Andrews University and Balliol College, Oxford, he soon made a reputation as one of the most versatile writers of the day. Besides his twelve books of fairies, Lang has to his credit a long list of books, the important being Custom and Myth, Myth, Ritual and Religion, Making of Religion, Social Origins, The Book of Dreams and Ghosts, and Magic and Religion. Table of Contents The Finest Liar in the World A Tale of the Tontlawald The Story of Three Wonderful Beggars Schippeitaro The Three Princes and their Beasts The Goat's Ears of the Emperor Trojan The Nine Pea-Hens and the Golden Apples The Lute Player The Grateful Prince The Child Who Came from an Egg Stan Bolovan The Two Frogs The Story of a Gazelle How a Fish Swam in the Air and a Hare in the Water Two in a Sack The Envious NeigHardcoverour The Fairy of the Dawn