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English fairy tales [electronic resource] / Joseph Jacobs.

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  • ISBN: 9781620115336 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1620115336 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: [S.l.] : Duke Classics, 2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Tom tit tot -- The three sillies -- The rose-tree -- The old woman and her pig -- How jack went to seek his fortune -- Mr. Vinegar -- Nix nought nothing -- Jack Hannaford -- Bonnorie -- Mouse and mouser -- Cap o' rushes -- Teeny-tiny -- Jack and the beanstalk -- The story of the three little pigs -- The master and his pupil -- Titty mouse and tatty mouse -- Jack and his golden snuff-box -- The story of the three bears -- Jack the giant-killer -- Henny-penny -- Childe rowland -- Molly Whuppie -- The red ettin -- The golden arm -- The history of Tom Thumb -- Mr. fox -- Lazy jack -- Jonny-cake -- Earl mar's daughter -- Mr. Miacca -- Whittington and his cat -- The strange visitor -- The laidly worm of spindleston heugh -- The cat and the mouse -- The fish and the ring -- The magpie's nest -- Kate Crackernuts -- The cauld lad of hilton -- The ass, the table and the stick -- Fairy Ointment -- The well of the world's end -- Master of all masters -- The three heads of the well.
Summary, etc.: Think Greek myths are the be-all and end-all of supernatural folk tales in the Western tradition? Think again. Folk tale expert Joseph Jacobs takes readers on a whimsical tour of the incredibly rich tapestry of fairy stories and other mystical and magical narratives that originated in the region now known as England.
Source of Description Note: Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (OverDrive viewed, June 15, 2012).
Subject: Fairy tales > England > Juvenile literature.
Fairy tales > England.
Genre: Electronic books.

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