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Fairy Tales Too Good To Miss

compiled by Lisa Ripperton

A series of 12 fairy tale anthologies, with 36 tales in each anthology. There are two volumes for each age from 5 to 10. All of the well-known fairy tales are included, along with dozens of less familiar tales carefully selected by the compiler for their literary merit, ethical soundness, and child appeal. Attractive illustrations, many in color, accompany most of the stories.


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Fairy Tales Too Good To Miss—In the Meadow
 
The first of two fairy tale anthologies for 5 year olds, each containing 36 stories specially selected for their literary merit, ethical soundness, and child appeal. All the well-known nursery tales are included, along with a smattering of less familiar stories. Attractive illustrations, many in color, accompany most of the tales.  Ages 4-5

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Fairy Tales Too Good To Miss—Along the Way
 
The second of two fairy tale anthologies for 5 year olds, each containing 36 stories specially selected for their literary merit, ethical soundness, and child appeal. Includes many well-known nursery tales, as well as a number of less familiar stories from a variety of sources. Attractive illustrations, many in color, accompany most of the tales.  Ages 4-5

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Fairy Tales Too Good To Miss—Around the Fire
 
The first of two fairy tale anthologies for 6 year olds, each containing 36 stories specially selected for their literary merit, ethical soundness, and child appeal. This volume includes over a dozen well-known Grimm stories suited for this age, as well as fairy tales from the English, French, and Scandinavian traditions. A few stories from other regions round out the collection. Attractive illustrations, many in color, accompany most of the tales.  Ages 6-8

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Fairy Tales Too Good To Miss—Up the Stairs
 
The second of two fairy tale anthologies for 6 year olds, each containing 36 stories specially chosen to appeal to this age. Four tales in this volume come from Uncle Remus and three from Kipling's Just So Stories, with the remaining selected from 24 different books, representing the Norse, German, English, Czech, and Japanese traditions. Numerous illustrations, some in color, accompany many of the tales.  Ages 6-8

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Fairy Tales Too Good To Miss—Into the Woods
 
The first of two anthologies of the best fairy tales for seven year olds, compiled by Lisa M. Ripperton. Of the 36 fairy tales included in this anthology, 3 come from Andersen, 6 from Grimm, 7 from Howard Pyle's The Wonder Clock, and 4 from Lang. The remaining 16 tales in this collection were selected from a wide variety of sources for their appeal to children of this age.  Ages 7-9

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Fairy Tales Too Good To Miss—Beneath the Tower
 
The second of two fairy tale anthologies for 7 year olds, each containing 36 stories specially chosen to appeal to this age. Five tales in this volume come from Andersen, five from Pyle's The Wonder Clock, and three from the Norse, with the remaining selected from 19 different books, representing German, Irish, Czech, Finnish, Italian, and Russian traditions. Numerous illustrations, some in color, enliven many of the tales.  Ages 7-9

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Fairy Tales Too Good To Miss—Beside the Sea
 
The first of two anthologies of the best fairy tales for eight year olds, compiled by Lisa M. Ripperton. Of the 36 fairy tales included in this anthology, 2 come from Andersen, 5 from Grimm, 4 from Howard Pyle's The Wonder Clock, 6 from Lang, and 7 from Arthur Ransome's Old Peter's Russian Tales. The remaining tales in this collection were selected from a wide variety of sources for their appeal to children of this age.  Ages 8-10

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Fairy Tales Too Good To Miss—Aboard the Ship
 
The second of two fairy tale anthologies for 8 year olds, each containing 36 stories specially chosen to appeal to this age. Three selections in this volume come from Andersen, five from Grimm, three from Ewing's Old-Fashioned Fairy Tales, and three from Pyle's Wonder Clock, with the remaining selected from 17 different books, representing the Norse, English, Czech, Finnish, Russian, and Swedish traditions. Numerous illustrations, some in color, add interest to many of the tales.  Ages 8-10

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Fairy Tales Too Good To Miss—Across the Lake
 
The first of two anthologies of the best fairy tales for nine year olds, compiled by Lisa M. Ripperton. Of the 36 fairy tales included in this anthology, 4 come from Andersen, 3 from Grimm, 5 from Pyle, 3 from MacManus, 2 from Wilde, 3 from Granny's Wonderful Chair, and 5 from The King of the Golden River. The remaining 11 tales in this collection were selected from a wide variety of sources for their appeal to children of this age.  Ages 9-11

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Fairy Tales Too Good To Miss—Upon the Rock
 
The second of two fairy tale anthologies for 9 year olds, containing stories specially chosen to appeal to this age. Two complete books are included in this volume: Mulock's The Little Lame Prince and Dunbar's Sons o' Cormac. Almost all the other selections are literary fairy tales as well, including four from Kipling's Just So Stories and three from Browne's Granny's Wonderful Chair. Seven different books are the source for the rest of the tales. Numerous illustrations, some in color, accompany many of the selections.  Ages 9-11

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Fairy Tales Too Good To Miss—Between Two Worlds
 
The first of two anthologies of the best fairy tales for ten year olds, compiled by Lisa M. Ripperton. Of the fairy tales included in this anthology, 3 come from Andersen, 3 from George MacDonald, 4 from Frank Stockton, 2 from Laurence Housman, 2 from Washington Irving, and 2 from the Arabian Nights. The remaining tales in this collection were selected from a wide variety of sources for their appeal to children of this age.  Ages 10-12

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Fairy Tales Too Good To Miss—Out of the Cave
 
The second of two fairy tale anthologies for 10 year olds, containing stories specially chosen to appeal to this age. Three complete books are included in this volume: Thackeray's The Rose and the Ring, Lang's Prince Prigio, and Fouque's Undine. Almost all the other selections are literary fairy tales as well, including The Reluctant Dragon and individual stories from Nesbit, Stockton, de Morgan, and Hauff. Numerous illustrations, some in color, accompany many of the selections.  Ages 10-12



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