Category: Fairy Tales

  • Download E-books Stories of Robin Hood Told to the Children (Yesterday's Classics) PDF

    By H. E. Marshall, A. S. Forrest

    Tales of Robin Hood in a full of life retelling that chronicles the occasions of the time within which Robin Hood lived. Describes how and why he got here to dwell within the eco-friendly wooden, and the adventures he had there with Little John, Maid Marian, and the Sheriff of Nottingham. choices from the unique ballads are woven into the tale. a pleasant creation to those tales for kids a long time eight and up.
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  • Download E-books Foreword to the Past PDF

    Introduces the reader to Baltic matters regularly; recounts the background of the Baltic peoples hoping on archaeological assets; presents an goal linguistic background and an outline of the Baltic languages; and offers unique and clean insights into mythology within the historic background of the Baltic peoples.
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  • Download E-books Undine PDF

    This vintage tale comes from the French folk-tale Melusine and has long gone directly to encourage many works together with performs, operas, and different tales to boot. In it, Undine, a water spirit, marries a knight that allows you to achieve a soul. just like the story of the Little Mermaid, Undine explores the romance, secret, and majesty of affection.
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  • Download E-books The Blue Fairy Book (Barnes & Noble Leatherbound Classic Collection) PDF

    By Andrew Lang

    Creditors version! hugely instructed! Andrew Lang's Fairy Books or Andrew Lang's "Coloured" Fairy Books represent a twelve-book sequence of fairy story collections. even if Andrew Lang didn't gather the tales himself from the oral culture, the level of his resources, who had gathered them initially (with the outstanding exception of Madame d'Aulnoy), made them an immensely influential assortment, specially as he used foreign-language assets, giving a lot of those stories their first visual appeal in English. As stated within the prefaces, even if Lang himself made lots of the decisions, his spouse and different translators did a wide part of the translating and telling of the particular tales. The Blue Fairy publication assembled a variety of stories, with seven from the Brothers Grimm, 5 from Madame d'Aulnoy, 3 from the Arabian Nights, and 4 Norse tales, between different assets.
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  • Download E-books Lost Tales of Ga'Hoole (Guardians of Ga'Hoole) PDF

    By Kathryn Lasky, Kathryn Huang

    The moment better half ebook to the recent York occasions bestselling sequence, the misplaced stories unearths never-before-told tales of the good Tree!

    Guided through the Knower, Otulissa has studied lengthy within the libraries of the Others; she has probed the traditional lore of the unusual and robust dire wolves of the past. And on the nice Ga'Hoole tree itself she has exposed mystery histories of Guardians she idea she knew good! cognizance pricey Reader! nice mysteries should be published to the attuned brain in those final misplaced stories of the nice Tree!
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  • Download E-books Country Bear's Good Neighbor PDF

    By Larry Dane Brimner

    Country endure borrows apples from his neighbor simply because that is what friends are for. but if he comes again for sugar, an egg, flour, walnuts, and extra, he nearly empties his neighbor's pantry. Now his strong neighbor does not believe very neighborly. yet all ends fortunately later within the day whilst nation undergo returns all that he borrowed--in a freshly baked surprise.
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  • Download E-books The Gardens of Adonis PDF

    By Marcel Detienne

    Rich with implications for the background of sexuality, gender matters, and styles of Hellenic literary imagining, Marcel Detienne's landmark booklet recasts long-standing principles concerning the fertility fable of Adonis. the writer demanding situations Sir James Frazer's thesis that the crops god Adonis-- whose untimely demise was once mourned by way of ladies and whose resurrection marked a joyous occasion--represented the once a year cycle of progress and rot in agriculture. utilizing the analytic instruments of structuralism, Detienne exhibits as a substitute that the fairs of Adonis depict a seductive yet impotent and fruitless deity--whose actual ineptitude ended in his demise in a boar hunt, and then his physique used to be present in a lettuce patch. Contrasting the fairs of Adonis with the solemn ones devoted to Demeter, the goddess of grain, he finds the previous as a parody and negation of the establishment of marriage.

    Detienne considers the short-lived gardens that Athenian ladies planted in mockery for Adonis's pageant, and explores the functionality of such vegetal topic as spices, mint, myrrh, cereal, and rainy vegetation in non secular perform and in a big variety of myths. His inquiry exposes, between many stuff, attitudes towards sexual actions starting from "perverse" acts to marital relations.

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  • Download E-books Apollodorus: The Library, Volume I: Books 1-3.9 (Loeb Classical Library no. 121) PDF

    The Library offers in 3 books a grand precis of conventional Greek mythology and heroic legends. Written in transparent and unaffected kind, the compendium faithfully follows the Greek literary resources. it truly is therefore a tremendous checklist of Greek bills of the foundation and early background of the realm and their race. This paintings has been attributed to Apollodorus of Athens (born c. one hundred eighty BCE), a scholar of Aristarchus. however the textual content as now we have it was once written by means of an writer most likely residing within the first or moment century of our era.

    In his hugely valued notes to the Loeb Classical Library variation (which is in volumes) J. G. Frazer cites the primary passages of alternative historical writers the place each one specific tale is informed and compares some of the models to these within the Library.

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  • Download E-books The Wind in the Willows: With Illustrations by David Petersen PDF

    Adventure the undying tale of Toad, Rat, Mole, and Badger in a stunning new unabridged, hardcover designed and illustrated by way of manhattan instances Bestselling writer and Eisner Award successful writer David Petersen (Mouse Guard). Painstakingly illustrated over 3 years, this beautiful and extravagant variation beneficial properties either colour and pen and ink illustrations all through.

    began as a sequence of letters from Kenneth Grahame to his son, The Wind within the Willows is a undying story of animal crafty and human camaraderie. considering the fact that its first ebook in 1908, generations of adults and kids have loved this global of gurgling rivers and whispering reeds, serving as domestic to the main cute creatures in all literature―Rat, Mole, Badger, and the irrepressible Toad of Toad corridor; together with his goggles, overcoat and love of quick vehicles. stick with those little adventurers via gypsy caravans, stolen activities automobiles, and their Wild wooden.
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  • Download E-books Three Girls and a God (Goddesses, No. 2) PDF

    By Clea Hantman

    The muses have been doing effective until eventually he confirmed up....Dylan from Denver, on dinner with Thalia:

    "I'm unsure, yet i think this can be destiny. i believe a connection to you.Plus, you're completely cute -- simply have dinner with me."

    Thalia, on dinner with Dylan:

    "Stop stalking me."

    Thalia, period, and Polly are giving lifestyles in the world one other attempt. yet it is demanding for the foundation sisters to pay attention whilst Era's as flaky as continually, and Polly is busy attempting to hinder disaster. however the largest challenge of all comes disguised as a good-looking, loopy soccer participant who will not go away Thalia on my own. the difficulty is, she type of likes him. yet why does he appear so...familiar?

    Only the evil Furies recognize who "Dylan from Denver" rather is, and there is no means they're going to enable him get his goddess....

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