The Yellow Fairy Book (Google eBook)

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Courier Corporation, May 4, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 321 pages
9 Reviews
American Indian, Russian, German, Icelandic, French, and other stories — 48 in all — among them "The Tinder-box," "The Nightingale," and "How to Tell a True Princess." 104 illustrations.
  

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Review: The Yellow Fairy Book (Coloured Fairy Books #4)

User Review  - Josh Parr - Goodreads

All the Lang books are required reading. Pre- Joseph Campbell panoramas of history's imagination. Great illustrations and grittier lessons than any Disney wants to teach. Read full review

Review: The Yellow Fairy Book (Coloured Fairy Books #4)

User Review  - Sandy Carlson - Goodreads

More Fairy Tales from the 19th century Fairy Tale Master. The Yellow Fairy Book, the 4th in the 12-book series edited by Andrew Lang, takes us once more around the world, visiting various countries ... Read full review

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Andrew Lang (March, 31, 1844 - July 20, 1912) was a Scottish writer and literary critic who is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. Lang's academic interests extended beyond the literary and he was a noted contributor to the fields of anthropology, folklore, psychical research, history, and classic scholarship, as well as the inspiration for the University of St. Andrew's Andrew Lang Lectures. A prolific author, Lang published more than 100 works during his career, including twelve fairy books, in which he compiled folk and fairy tales from around the world. Lang's Lilac Fairy and Red Fairy books are credited with influencing J. R. R. Tolkien, who commented on the importance of fairy stories in the modern world in his 1939 Andrew Lang Lecture "On Fairy-Stories.

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