ISBN 9789380302331,The Pink Fairy : The Cat?S Elopement And Other Stories

The Pink Fairy : The Cat?S Elopement And Other Stories



Readworthy Publications Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9789380302331

ISBN-10 9380302339


Number of Pages 194 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 22 such tales. Coming from all quarters of the world, including France, England, Germany, Russia and Persia, 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, Making of Religion, Myth, Ritual and Religion, Social Origins, The Book of Dreams and Ghosts, and Magic and Religion. Table of Contents The Cat?s Elopement How the Dragon was Tricked The Goblin and the Grocer The House in the Wood Uraschimataro and the Turtle The Slaying of the Tanuki The Flying Trunk The Snow-Man The Shirt-Collar The Princess in the Chest The Three Brothers The Snow-Queen The Fir-Tree Hans, the Mermaid?s Son Peter Bull The Bird ?Grip? Snowflake I Know What I Have Learned The Cunning Shoemaker The King Who Would Have a Beautiful Wife Catherine and Her Destiny How the Hermit Helped to Win the King?s Daughter