The Japanese Fairy Book
by Yei Theodora Ozaki
Publisher: Constable & Co. 1922
Number of pages: 320
Originally published in 1903, Yei Theodora Ozaki's translation of Sadanami Sanjin's collection of Japanese fairy tales has been the introduction of many a young child into the legends and fables of old Japan across the years.
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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 Joseph Jacobs - David Nutt
Charming fairies and naughty trolls are brought alive by the lyrical prose. Celtic culture has long been known for its emphasis on good storytelling. Here is a chance to survey the best traditional fairy tales, collected by a leading folklorist.
by E. Dalziel, G. Dalziel, R. Doyle - Cundall & Addey
Delight in the beautiful art work and original prose of this gem from the dawn of the golden age of illustration, when children's books brought their readers into the world of imagination and adventure. It was originally published in 1851.
by William Makepeace Thackeray - eBooks@Adelaide
The Rose and the Ring is one of those special literary treats which happen when a writer for adults turns (in this case) his attention to the world of children. It's a classic fairy tale, told with Thackeray's customary insight into characters.