The illustrated book of fairy tales : spellbinding stories from around the world /

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

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Philip, Neil.
Other Authors: Mistry, Nilesh (Illustrator)
Format: Book
Published: New York : DK Pub., c1997.
Edition:1st American ed.
Table of Contents:
  • 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).