English Fables and Fairy Stories

English Fables and Fairy Stories

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A collection of nineteen English favorites including Jack and the Beanstalk and Tom Thumbshow more

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  • Hardback | 242 pages
  • 137.16 x 218.44 x 25.4mm | 408.23g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Ill.
  • 0192741012
  • 9780192741011

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For the first volume in a projected new series presents a collection of familiar stories very companionably retold by a British poet and critic. Among the nineteen selections are the standbys- The Story of Tom Thumb. Jack and the Beanstalk, Dick Whittington and his Cat?? etc., and the friendly, full length interpretations set the pattern for the whole book. Good reading; good story hour material decorated with fanciful two-tones by Joan Kiddell-Monroe. Future titles will include collections of Scottish, Irish and Welsh folk-tales. (Kirkus Reviews)show more

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