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In the Ever After: Fairy Tales and the Second Half of Life

By: CHINEN, ALLAN

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chiron Publications:

Seller ID: 1321

ISBN: 0933029411


Do adults ever live happily ever after? Interpreted in light of contemporary research on mid-life and aging, these rare fairy tales reveal a deep folk wisdom about the psychological tasks encountered in the second half of life. Collected from around the world, these stories offer an engaging exploration into the problems of adulthood and aging. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 1321] View more info

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King of Ireland's Son An Irish Folk Tale

By: COLUM, PADRAIC, POGANY, WILLY

Price: $30.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 1986

Seller ID: 802

ISBN: 086315896X


illustrations A born story-teller, Padraic Colum's prose holds the natural music of the spoken voice. Humour, poetry and action spring into these tales from the ancient lore of his native Ireland. The King of Ireland's son sets out to find the Enchanter of the Black Back-Lands where he meets the Enchanter's daughter, Fedelma and is betrothed to her. He loses her and his adventures to find her again lead him to the Land of the Mist, the Town of the Red Castle, and the worlds of Gilly of the Goatskin, the Hags of the Long Teeth, Princess Flame-of-Wine, and the Giant Crom Duv. [When r... View more info

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First Aid for Fairies and Other Fabled Beasts

By: DON, LARI

Price: $22.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2008

Seller ID: 676

ISBN: 1782501371


Helen has absolutely no interest in becoming a vet like her mother. So she isn't best pleased when asked to help an injured horse. Only this horse isn't entirely normal ...and nor are his friends. Without warning, Helen is thrust into an extraordinary world full of magical rituals, fantastical creatures and a dangerous, powerful beast known as the Master, who would destroy it all. Everything hinges on finding the lost Book of Wisdom before the Winter Solstice. Can Helen work out the riddles and help her new friends to make amends for a foolish prank? This is a wonderful mixture of fable and fi... View more info

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Illustrated Treasury of Grimm's Fairy Tales Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Hansel and Gretel and Many More Classic Stories

By: DRESCHER, DANIELA, GRIMM, JACOB, GRIMM, WILHELM

Price: $40.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2013

Seller ID: 12538

ISBN: 0863159478


colour illustrations Two hundred years ago the Brothers Grimm published their famous collection of folk tales, including these thirty much-loved stories of helpful elves; giants who can see into the next land; foolish but good-hearted lads; princesses with golden hair; faithful servants and wicked queens. This sumptuously illustrated collection of essential Grimm classics includes stories every childhood needs: 'The Frog Prince', 'Little Red Riding Hood', 'Sleeping Beauty', 'Cinderella', 'Rumpelstiltskin' and dozens more. Each tale is brought to life with radiant, faithful pictures from ... View more info

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Little Red Riding Hood The Classic Grimm's Fairy Tale with Commentary for the Thoughtful Parent

By: FLAXMAN, ANDREW, DELISA, PATRICIA

Price: $34.00

Publisher: United States, Anthroposophic Press Inc: 2006

Seller ID: 1165

ISBN: 0880105712


illustrations Along with the Bible and Shakespeare, Grimms' fairy tales rank among the best selling literature of the Western world. And "Little Red Riding Hood" is perhaps the best known story of the Grimms brothers' collection. What accounts for such popularity? Like all of the Grimms' fairy tales, the characters in this story led us to discover the treasures in our own souls. Philosophies, artistic styles, and religious conventions change with time, but this tale has endured for centuries. In our modern age, with our emphasis on science and technology, a wolf speaking and eati... View more info

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Soul of Russia Magical Traditions in an Enchanted Landscape

By: GILCHRIST, CHERRY

Price: $36.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2008

Seller ID: 671

ISBN: 0863156312


30 colour illustrations In the heart of Russia, fairy stories, folk art and customs still carry hints of the old ways of perceiving the gods and spirits of home and nature. The Russian soul, whether in the city or the country, remains open to the Slavic way of life and its ancient beliefs. Such traditions link human life to the landscape and rhythms of nature in ways that have been lost elsewhere. 'Soul', dusha, is of prime importance to Russians, and not only reigns supreme in their art and culture, but is essential to understanding the Russian outlook on the world.Many Russians, even t... View more info

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Fairy Tale of the Green Snake and the Beautiful Lily, The Illustrated by David Newbatt

By: GOETHE, JOHANN WOLFGANG VON, RAINES, TOM, CARLYLE, THOMAS,

Price: $37.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Wynstones Press: 2007

Seller ID: 7793

ISBN: 0946206589


7 colour illustrations A true fairy story is a work of art. At Michaelmas, in 1795, there appeared a series of stories of which the concluding one was a "Fairy Tale, The Green Snake and the Beautiful Lily". This tale tells of magical transformation, yet one which, when the time is ripe, can be experienced by every human being. The author of these stories was Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and the creation of this "Fairy Tale" was to have far reaching consequences. This book arises out of the inspiration of David Newbatt to bring together the original English translation by Th... View more info

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Iron Hans

By: GRIMM, JACOB AND GRIMM, WILHELM

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 1283

ISBN: 0906155258


This is the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale about a wild man and a prince, sometimes known as Iron John. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 1283] View more info

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Hansel and Gretel A Grimm's Fairy Tale

By: GRIMM, JACOB, GRIMM, WILHELM, ARCHIPOVA, ANASTASIYA

Price: $19.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2008

Seller ID: 665

ISBN: 0863156231


colour illustrations This is the classic story of two children who are sent into the woods. The first time, they follow a trail of stones back to the house, but the second time they use breadcrumbs, which are eaten by the birds. Lost and alone, they discover a house made from gingerbread. Will the inhabitant of the house help them? [When referring to this item please quote our ID 665] View more info

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Snow White and Rose Red

By: GRIMM, JACOB, GRIMM, WILHELM, ARCHIPOVA, ANASTASIYA

Price: $23.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2010

Seller ID: 972

ISBN: 0863157262


colour illustrations Snow White and Rose Red are good, happy children, who live a peaceful life with their mother. When they meet a big black bear and an angry dwarf, their lives are changed for ever - but will good eventually triumph over evil? This classic tale from the Brothers Grimm is brought to life in beautiful illustrations by Russian artist, Anastasiya Archipova. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 972] View more info

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Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales

By: GRIMM, JACOB, GRIMM, WILHELM, CAMPBELL, JOSEPH, SCHARL, JOSEF, COLUM, PADRAIC

Price: $35.00

Publisher: United States, Random House USA Inc: 1990

Seller ID: 7880

ISBN: 0394709306


illustrations One of the most beloved collections of fairy tales in a splendid new paperback edition. For almost 200 years, these stories of magic and myth gathered by the Brothers Grimm have been part of the way children - and adults - learn about the vagaries of the real world. Cinderella, Rapunzel, Snow White, Hansel and Gretel, little Red Riding Hood and Sleeping Beauty are only a few of more than 200 enchanting tales included in this collection. Lyrically translated and beautifully illustrated, these stories are presented just as the Brothers Grimm originally set them down. [W... View more info

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Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm The Complete First Edition

By: GRIMM, JACOP AND WILHELM

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press:

Seller ID: 13379

ISBN: 0691173222


When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their Children's and Household Tales in 1812, followed by a second volume in 1815, they had no idea that such stories as 'Rapunzel,' 'Hansel and Gretel,' and 'Cinderella' would become the most celebrated in the world. Yet few people today are familiar with the majority of tales from the two early volumes, since in the next four decades the Grimms would publish six other editions, each extensively revised in content and style. For the very first time, The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm makes available in English all 156 stori... View more info

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Illustrated Treasury of Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales

By: HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Floris Books: 2014

Seller ID: 13454

ISBN: 1782501185


Hans Christian Andersen's classic tales of foolish emperors, lonely mermaids, icy queens and clever princesses have delighted children and adults alike for nearly two centuries. The stories' unique magic and wonder make them essential reading for any childhood.This beautifully illustrated collection of Andersen's best-loved fairy tales includes The Little Mermaid, The Snow Queen, Thumbelina, The Princess and the Pea and The Emperor's New Clothes.Each story is brought to life with charming illustrations by Anastasiya Archipova, illustrator of dozens of children's books. This gift edition of And... View more info

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An Illustrated Kalevala Myths and Legends from Finland

By: KIRSTI MAKINEN

Price: $53.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 15795

ISBN: 1782506438


New! To be released June 2020 Please consider ordering in advance Encounter magical shamans, mighty eagles and terrifying dragons in this lavishly illustrated, adaptation of the classic Finnish epic. This superb prose retelling of Finland's national folk saga is brought to life with exquisitely detailed artwork of magical creatures, snowy mountains, adventurous heroes and dark forests by renowned illustrator Pirkko-Liisa Surojegin. Thrilling and inspiring, An Illustrated Kalevala is the perfect collection to share and give a lifetime of enjoyment to children and adults alik... View more info

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Power of Stories Nurturing Children's Imagination and Consciousness

By: KORNBERGER, HORST

Price: $28.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2008

Seller ID: 850

ISBN: 0863156592


From the great myths and legends to enchanting fairy tales, parables, fables and folk tales, stories can have a great healing and educative power. They come from our subconscious and imagination, deep inside us. They have much to teach us about ourselves, therefore, and the world we create around us. Horst Kornberger, a writer, artist and Steiner-Waldorf teacher, first explores the power of particular stories such as Odysseus, Parsifal, Oedipus, Bible stories and fairy tales. He then explains how to apply that power to help a child develop, or to heal and transform a child with difficulties. F... View more info

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Folk Tales of Ireland

By: O'SULLIVAN, SEAN, DORSON, RICHARD MERCER

Price: $67.00

Publisher: United States, The University of Chicago Press: 1966

Seller ID: 11285

ISBN: 0226639983


Few countries can boast such a plentitude of traditional folktales as Ireland. In 1935, the creation of The Irish Folklore Commission set in motion the first organized efforts of collecting and studying a multitude of folktales, both written as well as those of the Irish oral tradition. The Commission has collected well over a million pages of manuscripts. "Folktales of Ireland" offers chief archivist Sean O'Sullivan's representation of this awe-inspiring collection. These tales represent the first English language collection of Gaelic folktales. "Without doubt the finest group... View more info

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Fairy Tales

By: PECKHAM, MARGARET

Price: $14.50

Publisher: United States, Mercury Press Fellowship Community: 1982

Seller ID: 7589

ISBN: 0936132507


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Little Prince

By: SAINT-EXUPERY, ANTOINE DE, CUFFE, T.V.F., SAINT-EXUPERY, ANTOINE DE

Price: $15.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Penguin Books Ltd: 2001

Seller ID: 10970

ISBN: 0141185627


illustrations The Little Prince & Letter to a Hostage Author: Antoine de Saint-Exupery Moral allegory and spiritual autobiography, The Little Prince is the most translated book in the French language. With a timeless charm it tells the story of a little boy who leaves the safety of his own tiny planet to travel the universe, learning the vagaries of adult behaviour through a series of extraordinary encounters. His personal odyssey culminates in a voyage to Earth and further adventures. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 10970] View more info

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Over the Hills and Far Away Stories of Dwarfs, Fairies, Gnomes and Elves from Around Europe

By: VERSCHUREN, INEKE, BOEKELAAR, ELS, DRESCHER, DANIELA

Price: $35.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2010

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 976

ISBN: 0863157300


colour illustrations This is an exciting new edition of a classic storybook anthology, illustrated for the first time in colour by bestselling author Daniela Drescher. The book is a collection of forty stories from around Europe about gnomes, dwarfs, leprechauns, fairies and little folk. The stories come from Ireland, Germany, Scotland, Spain, Switzerland, England, Flanders and Scandinavia. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 976] View more info

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Coming of the Unicorn Scottish Folk Tales for Children

By: WILLIAMSON, DUNCAN, WILLIAMSON, LINDA

Price: $22.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2012

Seller ID: 12346

ISBN: 0863158684


Scottish Folk Tales For Children 'Stories are something you carry with you, something to last your entire life, to be passed on to your children, and their children for evermore.' Duncan Williamson. Duncan Williamson came from a family of Travelling People, who told stories around the campfire for entertainment and for teaching. As a child, Duncan learnt the ways of the world through stories: 'My father's knowledge told us how to live in this world as natural human beings -- not to be greedy, not to be foolish, not to be daft or selfish -- by stories.' In this collection, he pa... View more info