English Fairy Tales

Hardcover | November 2, 1993

byJoseph Jacobs

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A collection of 87 classic English fairy tales, with black-and-white illustrations throughout by John Batten.

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A collection of more than eighty traditional stories that recount the adventures of giants, witches, princes, princesses, and animals

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A collection of 87 classic English fairy tales, with black-and-white illustrations throughout by John Batten.

Born in Australia in 1854, Joseph Jacobs spent most of his adult life in England where he became, with Andrew Lang, a prominent member of the English Folk Lore Society founded in 1878. He spent ten years collecting from storytellers or printed sources the fairy tales that were first published in two volumes in 1890 and 1894 and now appear here in one Everyman’s Library volume. Jacobs was a cheerful man, with a down-t...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:428 pages, 8.31 × 6.44 × 1.11 inPublished:November 2, 1993Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0679428097

ISBN - 13:9780679428091

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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