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The illustrated book of fairy tales : spellbinding stories from around the world / retold by Neil Philip ; illustrated by Nilesh Mistry.

Philip, Neil (Author). Mistry, Nilesh, (ill.).



A multicultural collection of traditional tales from Europe, Asia, Australia, and North and South America.

Item details

  • ISBN: 078942794X
  • ISBN: 9780789427946
  • Physical Description: 160 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Edition: 1st American ed.
  • Publisher: New York : DK Pub., c1997.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The sleeping beauty (French) -- The shape-changer (Kenyan) -- Little One-Inch (Japanese) -- The frog prince (German) -- The lame fox (Czech) -- Jamie Freel & the young lady (Irish) -- The unknown sister (Surinamese) -- A whale's soul & its burning heart (Inuit) -- Beauty & the beast (French) -- Three magic oranges (Costa Rican) -- Urashima & the turtle (Japanese) -- Why the sea moans (Brazilian) -- Rumpelstiltskin (German) -- Cricket, the fortune-teller (Trinidadian -- Mushkil Gusha ( Iranian) -- I ate the loaf (Spanish) -- The girl who combed pearls (Portuguese) -- That's a lie (Norwegian) -- The boat that sailed on land (North American) -- Lazy Jack (English) -- Prince Nettles (Hungarian) -- The fly (Vietnamese) -- The endless tale (English) -- Shoes that were danced to pieces (Cape Verdean) -- The wonderful brocade (Chinese) -- Easy come, easy go (Dutch) -- The fisherman's wife (German) -- The poor girl who became queen (Irish) --
Little Red Riding Hood (French) -- The dancing water (Italian) -- The girl who pretended to be a boy (Romanian) -- Man-crow (Jamaican) -- Kahukura & the net-makers (Maori) -- The demon in the jug (Jewish) -- Baba Yaga (Russian) -- The flying head (Native American) -- Jack & the beanstalk (English) -- A magic whistle (Australian) -- Bluebeard (French) -- The twin brothers (Congolese/Zaïrian) -- An eating match with a troll (Norwegian) -- Snow White (German) -- Cinderella (French) -- Rapunzel (German) -- The heart's door (Finnish) -- The goodman of wastness (Scottish) -- The snake prince (Indian) -- Falling Star (Native American) -- The snow wife (Japanese) -- The sleeping prince (Greek) -- Ivan & the firebird (Russian) -- The black bull of Norroway (Scottish).
Subject: Fairy tales.
Fairy tales > Juvenile literature.

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