The Red Fairy Book

The Red Fairy Book

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Dancingnbsp;princesses, golden eggs, and evil knightsnbsp;arenbsp;foundnbsp;in thisnbsp;second volume of Andrew Lang's fairy tales gathered in the late 19th century

Once upon a time, in the middle of winter when the snow-flakes were falling like feathers on the earth, a Queen sat at a window framed in black ebony and sewed. And as she sewed and gazed out to the white landscape, she pricked her finger with the needle, and three drops of blood fell on the snow outside...

Andrew Lang began gathering fairy tales with the aim of conserving "the old stories that have pleased so many generations." This bold and eclectic anthology contains wonderful renditions of old favorites such as Jack and the Beanstalk and Rapunzel, as well as some little-known stories like The Death of Koschei the Deathless and The Nettle Spinner. Be transported to a land full of marvels and magic: a world of enchanted forests and isolated castles; of giants, fairies, and trolls; of treasure, music, and promise. Andrew Lang's fairy books helped to lay the foundation for our continuing fascination with fairy tales as entertainment and cultural objects.nbsp;The booknbsp;is republished here with a stunning red jacket, accompanied throughout by the original illustrations.

Publisher: London :, Hesperus Minor/Hesperus Press Limited,, 2013, ©2013.
Edition: New edition.
ISBN: 9781843914785
Branch Call Number: J 398. 2094 LAN 2013
Characteristics: 355 pages : illustrations

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