The World's Best Fairy Tales

The World's Best Fairy Tales

Jorinda and Joringel
Puss in Boots
The Emperor's New Clothes
Billy Beg and His Bull
Little One Eye, Little Two Eyes, and Little Three Eyes
The Red Shoes
The Steadfast Tin Soldier
Snegourka, the Snow Maiden
The Three Little Pigs
The Shoemaker and the Elves
Doctor Know-It-All
The Six Swans
Dick Whittington and His Cat
Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp
The Three Bears
The Golden Headed Fish
Hansel and Gretel
The Brave Little Tailor
The Gingerbread Man
A Horned Goat
Seven Simons
The Little Match-Girl
East of the Sun and West of the Moon
The Musicians of Bremen
Blue Beard
The Princess on the Glass Hill
The Half-Chick
Sleeping Beauty
The Magic Carpet
Jack the Giant Killer
Twelve Dancing Princesses
Little Claus and Big Claus
The Colony of Cats
Sindbad the Sailor

Title:The World's Best Fairy Tales
Edition Language:English
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    The World's Best Fairy Tales Reviews

  • Lora

    Found this at a tag sale for $4. Under the front cover it says To Douglas, from Grandpa Jahn - 1967. I bought it for sentimental reasons - and because I love fairy tales. :)...

  • Heather

    The set I own came from my grandparents’ shelves. I recall reading them cover to cover while sitting on their back porch. I’ve kept them because of the memories they hold....

  • Henry

    it is a collection of short stories....

  • Tim

    Been reading this for the greater part of two years, Typically I read these stories as a way to "clear the palate" between novels. Got it on long-term loan form Robin, our secretary at work (and, of c...

  • Lauren

    Love reading this when there's nothing else to read, i like comparing original versions of Fairy-tales ot their novel retelling counterparts. especially The Goose Girl, its amazing how little Shannon ...

  • Lisa

    This collection includes many familiar tales such as Cinderella, Rapunzel and a few lesser known ones as well (I had never heard of Why the sea is salt or Billy Beg and His Bull). I also realized ther...

  • Cindy

    I've owned this book for longer than I can remember. I remember reading it repeatedly as a little girl in the early 80's. My grandpa bought me a lot of books at yard sales when I was little and that's...

  • Jerimi

    I received this book from my grandparents when I was 3 years old. They wrote my name and their names, as well as the date inside the front cover. They've both passed away. I treasure this battered, be...

  • Maddy

    I love this book more than i can say. I've always had a love for fairytales and this book just strengthens that love.Even though some of the stories have... unexpected endings, all of them are worth r...

  • Jane

    Read a good deal of this when I was much younger, though I have no recollection if I ever finished this massive volume. I should like to re-read some of these stories/ tales again sometime in the near...