The Blue Fairy Book (Paperback)

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The Fairy Books, or "Coloured" Fairy Books is a collection of fairy tales divided into twelve books, each associated with a different colour. Collected together by Andrew Land they are sourced from a number of different countries and were translated by Lang's wife and other translators who also retold many of the tales. The collection has been incalculably important and, although he did not source the stories himself direct from the oral tradition he can make claim to the first English translation of many. First published in 1889, The Blue Fairy Book is the 1st volume in this series.

About the Author


Andrew Lang was a Scottish poet, novelist, literary critic, and contributor to the field of anthropology. He is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. The Andrew Lang lectures at the University of St Andrews are named after him.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781978447332
ISBN-10: 1978447337
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: October 18th, 2017
Pages: 332
Language: English