The Victorian Fairy Tale Book (The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library)

ISBN9780375714559
PublisherRandom House Inc.
PublishedDecember 3, 2002
Pages416
AuthorMichael Patrick Hearn
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.6 Kg.
Height9.2 in.
Width6.1 in.
Depth1.1 in.

The Victorian Fairy Tale Book (The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library)

Michael Patrick Hearn

PAPERBACK

December 3, 2002

From Robert Browning’s The Pied Piper of Hamelin and William Makepeace Thackeray’s The Rose and the Ring to Kenneth Grahme’s The Reluctant Dragon and J. M. Barrie’s Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, here are seventeen classic stories and poems from the golden age of the English fairy tale. Some of them amuse, some enchant, some satirize and criticize, but each one is an expression of the joy of living.
 
Accompanied by illustrations from the original editions of these works this collection will delight readers both young and old.

Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library 

Buy The Victorian Fairy Tale Book (The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library) by Michael Patrick Hearn at Fully Booked online and at Fully Booked branches in the Philippines.

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Michael Patrick Hearn

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ISBN9780375714559
PublisherRandom House Inc.
PublishedDecember 3, 2002
Pages416
AuthorMichael Patrick Hearn
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.6 Kg.
Height9.2 in.
Width6.1 in.
Depth1.1 in.

Synopsis

From Robert Browning’s The Pied Piper of Hamelin and William Makepeace Thackeray’s The Rose and the Ring to Kenneth Grahme’s The Reluctant Dragon and J. M. Barrie’s Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, here are seventeen classic stories and poems from the golden age of the English fairy tale. Some of them amuse, some enchant, some satirize and criticize, but each one is an expression of the joy of living.
 
Accompanied by illustrations from the original editions of these works this collection will delight readers both young and old.

Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library 

Buy The Victorian Fairy Tale Book (The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library) by Michael Patrick Hearn at Fully Booked online and at Fully Booked branches in the Philippines.

Editorial Reviews

“A superb anthology. The keynote of the collection is pure enchantment.”

– The Washington Post Book World

“The language is elegant and lush, shot through with starlight and rainbows.”

– The Philadelphia Inquirer

“A delight.”

– Madeleine L’Engle