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The Fairy Ring by  Kate Douglas Wiggin & Nora Archibald Smith

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The Fairy Ring
by Kate Douglas Wiggin
A delightful collection of 63 fairy tales, selected from Scandinavian, English, French, Spanish, Gaelic, German, Russian, and East Indian sources. The authors read thousands of fairy tales to locate the best of the less familiar tales to include in this volume. Numerous black and white illustrations accompany the text.  Ages 6-9
658 pages $23.95   

Table of Contents

Front Matter


East o' the Sun and West o' the Moon
The Golden Lantern, Golden Goat, and Golden Cloak
Mother Roundabout's Daughter
The Bear and Skrattel
The Golden Bird
The Doll in the Grass
The Princess on the Glass Hill
The Ram and the Pig Who Went into the Woods
The Troll's Hammer
The Clever Prince
"Lars, My Lad!"
Twigmuntus, Cowbelliantus, Perchnosius


Master Tobacco
The History of Tom Thumb
History of Jack the Giant-Killer


Yvon and Finette
The Fair One with Golden Locks
The Little Good Mouse
The Story of Blanche and Vermilion
Prince Desire and Princess Mignonetta
The Yellow Dwarf
Graciosa and Percinet
Drak, the Fairy
Drakesbill and His Friends
Riquet with the Tuft
The White Cat
Prince Cherry
The Twelve Months


The Story of Coquerico
The Bird-Cage Maker


The Bee, the Harp, the Mouse and the Bum-Clock
The Long Leather Bag
The Widow's Daughter
Munachar and Manachar


The Wild Swans
The Road to Fortune
The Golden Crab
The Table, the Ass, and the Stick
The Little Brother and Sister
The Old Griffin
The Three Feathers
The House in the Wood
The Queen Bee
The Many-Furred Creature
Snow-white and Rose-red
The Frog Prince
The Goose Girl
Brier Rose
The Iron Stove
Faithful John, the King's Servant
Spindle, Shuttle, and Needle


The Magic Egg
The Sparrow and the Bush
The Iron Wolf

East Indian

The Grateful Cobra
The Magic Ring
Tit for Tat
The Brahman, the Tiger, and the Six Judges
Muchie Lal
The Valiant Chatteemaker

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