This book is annotated with a rare extensive biographical sketch of the author, Andrew Lang, written by Sir Edmund Gosse, CB, a contemporary poet and writer. "Annotated Author's Edition" comprises the best fiction ever written in history, every single work annotated with biographical sketches, reviews and much more. This series offers a large range of out-of-print books and long-lost titles, as well as million sellers that form the essentials of literature. By buying a book from this series you can count on top quality. All books have been digitally revised and optimized for Kindle, including an interactive table-of-contents for easy browsing. We do not sell cheap scanned stuff, all our books must meet our own high standards of reading. If you like to find more books from this series, please use the Amazon search field within the Kindle store and type "Annotated Author's Edition". This will show you the whole range, which grows constantly and almost day-by-day. The book: Thirty-seven of the most familiar fairy tales. The loveliest collection of fairy stories that was ever printed is here, edited by Andrew Lang. These fairy tales are the old standard ones that have pleased and enchanted the children for generations, and will be treasured as a classic of English literature. Contents: THE BRONZE RING PRINCE HYACINTH AND THE DEAR LITTLE PRINCESS EAST OF THE SUN AND WEST OF THE MOON THE YELLOW DWARF LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD THE SLEEPING BEAUTY IN THE WOOD CINDERELLA, OR THE LITTLE GLASS SLIPPER ALADDIN AND THE WONDERFUL LAMP THE TALE OF A YOUTH WHO SET OUT TO LEARN WHAT FEAR WAS RUMPELSTILTZKIN BEAUTY AND THE BEAST THE MASTER-MAID WHY THE SEA IS SALT THE MASTER CAT; OR, PUSS IN BOOTS FELICIA AND THE POT OF PINKS THE WHITE CAT THE WATER-LILY. THE GOLD-SPINNERS THE TERRIBLE HEAD THE STORY OF PRETTY GOLDILOCKS THE HISTORY OF WHITTINGTON THE WONDERFUL SHEEP LITTLE THUMB THE FORTY THIEVES HANSEL AND GRETTEL SNOW-WHITE AND ROSE-RED THE GOOSE-GIRL TOADS AND DIAMONDS PRINCE DARLING BLUE BEARD TRUSTY JOHN THE BRAVE LITTLE TAILOR A VOYAGE TO LILLIPUT CHAPTER I CHAPTER II CHAPTER III CHAPTER IV CHAPTER V THE PRINCESS ON THE GLASS HILL THE STORY OF PRINCE AHMED AND THE FAIRY PARIBANOU THE HISTORY OF JACK THE GIANT-KILLER THE BLACK BULL OF NORROWAY THE RED ETIN
Shelfari edited the description of The Blue Fairy Book Friday, February 10, 2012.
The first in a series of fairy tale collections compiled by Andrew Lang and his wife Leonora Alleyne. The Blue Fairy Book was first published in 1889, eleven more followed, each a different color.
The first in a series of fairy tale
anthologiescompiled by Andrew Lang and his wife Leonora Alleyne. The Blue Fairy Book was first published in 1889, eleven more followed, each a different color. Finest stories from around the world--mostof them old favorites: "Sleeping Beauty," "Rumpelstiltskin," "Cinderella," "The Arabian Nights," 33 more. Includes original 138 black-and-white illustrations.
Shelfari edited the description of The Blue Fairy Book Sunday, August 2, 2009.