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The Grey Fairy Book free pdf Once there was a woman who had no children, and this made her very unhappy. So she spoke one day to the Sunball, saying: 'Dear Sunball, send me only a little girl now, and when she is twelve years old you may take her back again.'Discover an enchanted storybook land where lizards care about manners, picking wildflowers might get you whisked away to a magical kingdom and children can understand the language of sparrows. In this stunning anthology full of unforgettable characters, you'll meet talking wolves and fearless princes, foolish thieves and scheming queens, a fox with a limp and a donkey who busks. The sixth of Andrew Lang's enduring collections of fairy tales, The Grey Fairy Book was first published in the year 1900. A novelist and renowned literary critic, Lang collected fairy tales, myths and legends from all over the world and from countless languages for his anthologies. He then had the stories translated into English, many for the first time, editing and then publishing his fairy books to great acclaim. This volume contains stories from as far afield as Lithuania, various parts of Africa, Germany and Greece. Children will be enchanted by these magical tales, while parents will appreciate the international flavour of this unique collection. This is truly an enduring classic, presented in Hesperus' beautiful series livery for the whole family to enjoy.

About Andrew Lang

Andrew Lang (1844-1912) was a novelist, journalist, poet and literary critic. Born in Selkirk, Scotland, he is best known for his collections of fairy tales known as The Fairy Books.

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Author : Andrew Lang
Publisher : Minor
Data Published : 06 November 2015
ISBN : 1843915928
EAN : 9781843915928
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 384 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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