Modern Juvenile Fairy & Folk Collections

20760 The Twelve Clever Brothers Ginsburg

The Twelve Clever Brothers and Other Fools.

15 Folk Tales from Russia: The Twelve Clever Brothers Go to Town, How Grandpa Mowed the Lord's Meadow, The Fool and the Birch, Eight Donkeys, How Two Brothers Improved Their Luck, The Crooked Pine, The Clever Fool, Tyndal and the Priest, Tyndal Goes to Market, Dividing the Axe, The Vain Lord, The Wolf Cub, Barter, How the Twelve Clever Brothers Got Their Feet Mixed Up.



The Little Good People by Kathleen Foyle, Peter Frazer, ill.

The Little Good People.

Twenty-two Irish legends collected by Kathleen Foyle



19678 The Unicorn with the Silver Shoes by Young, ill Robert Lawson.

Unicorn with Silver Shoes.

By the an Irish poet and Celtic mythologist who came to live in California and knew many of the artists and authors of her day. Author of the Tangle-Coated Horse, she was well known by the group of children's editors and librarians in the 30's who relished these folk tales. The book " grew out of stories I used to tell to two children who had a fondness for tales about Ogres and Magicians and Strange Beasts. In an unlucky hour I invented Ballor's Son and could never be quit of him after...." The Ballor's son's adventures with fantastic creatures. An early Robert Lawson.



Favorite Fairy Tales Told in England.

From Jacobs English Fairy Tales 1892; Jack and the Beanstalk, Johnny-cake, Tom Thumb, Molly Whuppie, Dick Whittington and His Cat, Cap O'Rushes. Illustrations on almost every page in black tones, or shades of blue and brown. One of a very well-written series. Note: This book has been sold.



By Loch and by Lin by Sorche Nic Leodhas, Vera Bock, ill.

By Loch and by Lin; Tales from Scottish Ballads.

Ten stories: Lay of the Smithy, Lay of the Amadhain Mhor, Lochmaben Harper, Earl of Mar's Daughter, Dick o' the Cow, Bonnie Baby Livingston, Lang Johnnie Mor, Famous Flower of Servingmen, Heir of Linne, Knight and the Shepherd Lass. Introduction.



Tales From the Rain Forest by Mercedes Dorson.

Tales From the Rain Forest

Tales collected from the Indians and translated from the Portuguese, which give a vivid picture of traditional life. Note: This book has been sold.



Foxglove Tales by Alison Uttley, Shirley Felts, ill.

Foxglove Tales

A group of Uttley's tales, chosen from the range of her work by Lucy Meredith and published on the centenary of Uttley's birth.



A Book of Magic Animals

Note: This Book Has Been Sold.



The Mermaid of Zennor Eileen Molony, ed, Maise Meiklejohn, ill

The Mermaid of Zennor.

Old stories retold for child visitors, full of the colour of Cornwall: (title story), Giant of St. Michael's Mount, Bobby Griglans, Pisky Threshers, Fairy Widower, Knockers (tin mine fairies), Copper Mermaid, Spriggan of St. Ives, Lead Shot Tower.



The Golden Thread by Sasaki by Tazu Sasaki /Etsuro Suzuki, ill

The Golden Thread: Japanese Stories for Children.

The Boy and the Little Badger, Ko-chan Who Rode a Shrike, The Woodpecker and the Soap Bubbles, Sae-chan's "Road of Time", The Golden Thread and the Rainbow, How Far Does the Wax-Stone Road Go, White Bonnet Hill.  Note: This book has been SOLD



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