The Story of Jack and the Giants
by E. Dalziel, G. Dalziel, R. Doyle
Publisher: Cundall & Addey 1851
Number of pages: 66
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. Presented as it was originally published in 1851.
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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 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.
Celtic mythology, Arthurian romance, Welsh history--these are just some of the threads woven into the magical tales that make up The Mabinogion. Here are stories full of colorful characters, such as Gwydion the shape-shifter and Math the magician.
by Joseph Jacobs - David Nutt
Joseph Jacobs collected folk and fairy tales on the British Isles over a hundred years ago. In his collections you will find some variations of tales collected by Brothers Grimm and others that are unique to English or Gaelic speakers.