Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide 2010
Celtic mythology, Arthurian romance, Welsh history--these are just some of the threads woven into the eleven magical tales that make up The Mabinogion. Here are stories full of colorful characters, such as Gwydion the shape-shifter and Math the magician. Dragons, witches, and giants live alongside kings and heroes, and quests of honor, revenge, and love are set against the backdrop of a country struggling to retain its independence.
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by Yei Theodora Ozaki - Houghton Mifflin Company
I have invented none of these stories. They are taken from many sources, and in clothing them with an English dress my work has been that of adapter rather than translator. In picturesqueness of conception Japanese stories yield the palm to none.
by Andrew Lang - eBooks@Adelaide
The famed folklorist collects 37 tales of enchantment, ranging from the familiar ('Rapunzel', 'Jack and the Beanstalk', and 'The Golden Goose') to lesser-known stories ('The Voice of Death', 'The Enchanted Pig', and 'The Master Thief').
by John Ruskin - eBooks@Adelaide
John Ruskin's 19th-century fairy tale, in which a strange dwarf effects the punishment of two cruel older brothers and the ultimate success of the kind young one. Richard Doyle's illustrations embody the author's ideas with characteristic spirit.
by Carlo Collodi - J.B. Lippincott company
Geppetto made a wooden puppet that can dance, turn somersaults, talk and misbehave. He also longs to be a real boy. Pinocchio is a timeless tale of adventure, mischief, heart, and family. This is one of the most renowned children s books of all time.