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The Crimson Fairy Book

By Andrew Lang
  • ISBN Code: : 1513286668
  • Publisher : Graphic Arts Books
  • Pages : 234
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
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Originally published in 1903, The Crimson Fairy Book is a vibrant collection of more than 30 diverse stories from prominent authors across the globe. This is one entry in Andrew Lang’s beloved fairy tale series.The Crimson Fairy Book provides another collection of classic stories for a new generation. It’s a vivid compilation of royalty, magical creatures, servants and giants. This edition also highlights a variety of stories from Europe and Asia. Notable titles include "The Death of Abu Nowas and of his Wife," "How the Beggar Boy turned into Count Piro," "The Gold-bearded Man" and "The Boy Who Could Keep a Secret." Lang delivers a phenomenal selection of stories that have become the English and American standard. The Crimson Fairy Book is a worthy addition to Andrew Lang’s impressive catalog. It’s a must-have for fans of classic fairy tales and oral traditions. Lang breathes new life into stories passed on from generation to generation. With an eye-catching new cover, and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of The Crimson Fairy Book is both modern and readable.

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  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Book Code : 152878331X
  • Total of Pages : 414
  • Category : Fiction
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Book Short Summary:

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  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Book Code : 0486133052
  • Total of Pages : 384
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Book Short Summary:

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  • Total of Pages : 64
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Book Short Summary:

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Book Short Summary:

"The Masque of the Red Death", originally published as "The Mask of the Red Death: A Fantasy", is an 1842 short story by American writer Edgar Allan Poe. The story follows Prince Prospero's attempts to avoid a dangerous plague, known as the Red Death, by hiding in his abbey. He, along with many other wealthy nobles, hosts a masquerade ballwithin seven rooms of the abbey, each decorated with a different color. In the midst of their revelry, a mysterious figure disguised as a Red Death victim enters and makes his way through each of the rooms. Prospero dies after confronting this stranger, whose "costume" proves to contain nothing tangible inside it; the guests also die in turn. Poe's story follows many traditions of Gothic fiction and is often analyzed as an allegory about the inevitability of death, though some critics advise against an allegorical reading. Many different interpretations have been presented, as well as attempts to identify the true nature of the titular disease. The story was first published in May 1842 in Graham's Magazineand has since been adapted in many different forms, including a 1964 film starring Vincent Price.

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  • Book Code : 9781442407404
  • Total of Pages : 240
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Book Short Summary:

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By Henry Beston
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  • Publisher : Library of Alexandria
  • Book Code : 1465528369
  • Total of Pages : 257
  • Category : Fairy tales
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Book Short Summary:

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By Andrew Lang
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  • Publisher : Prabhat Prakashan
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 233
  • Category : Fiction
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By Andrew Lang
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  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 387
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  • Publisher : Library of Alexandria
  • Book Code : 1465613331
  • Total of Pages : 382
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  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 1042
  • Category : Fiction
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Book Short Summary:

"Prince Prigio" by Andrew Lang. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

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By Hans Christian Andersen
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  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Book Code : 0486111377
  • Total of Pages : 112
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
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Book Short Summary:

Thirteen engaging tales exuding originality, whimsy and humor — among them "Great Claus and Little Claus," "The Ugly Duckling," "The Red Shoes," "Thumbelina," and the title story.

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By Jeff A. Menges
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  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Book Code : 0486134369
  • Total of Pages : 192
  • Category : Art
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Book Short Summary:

This collection gathers breathtaking art from early editions of "Sleeping Beauty," "Cinderella," and other classics. 180 elegant images — most in color — include works by Rackham, Dore, Dulac, Nielsen, and others.

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By Jack Zipes
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 113674410X
  • Total of Pages : 412
  • Category : Literary Criticism
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By Nancy Pearl
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  • Publisher : Sasquatch Books
  • Book Code : 1570616566
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
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  • Pdf File: book-crush.pdf

Book Short Summary:

From picture books to chapter books, YA fiction and nonfiction, Nancy Pearl has developed more thematic lists of books to enjoy. The Book Lust audience is committed to reading, and here is a smart and entertaining tool for picking the best books for kids. Divided into three sections—Easy Books, Middle-Grade Readers, and Young Adult—Nancy Pearl makes wonderful reading connections by theme, setting, voice, and ideas. For horse lovers, she reminds us of the mainstays in the category (Black Beauty, Misty of Chincoteague, etc.) but then in a creative twist connects Mr. Revere and I to the list. In a list called Chapter One, she answers the proverbial question: which chapters books are the most compelling for kids who are now ready to move beyond picture books. And who says picture books aren’t deep? Recommended Folk Tales sort out many of life’s dilemmas and issues of good and bad; a selection of picture books on Death and Dying introduces this topic with sensitivity; and You’ve Got a Friend offers up books for early readers that show the complexities and the pleasures of relating to others. Parents, teachers, and librarians are often puzzled by the unending choices for reading material for young people. It starts when the kids are toddler and doesn’t end until high-school graduation. What’s good, what’s trash, what’s going to hold their interest? Nancy Pearl, America’s favorite librarian, points the way in Book Crush.

Glinda of Oz

By L. Frank Baum
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Book Code : 0486120228
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 969
  • Pdf File: glinda-of-oz.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Last Oz book and one of the best. Glinda and the Wizard fight an evil witch to save Dorothy and Princess Ozma. Numerous black-and-white illustrations, 12 color plates by John R. Neill.

The Marvelous Land of Oz

By L. Frank Baum
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Book Code : 0486121410
  • Total of Pages : 287
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 628
  • Pdf File: the-marvelous-land-of-oz.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Second Oz book; Scarecrow and Tin Woodman are back with hero named Tip. 120 black-and-white, 16 full-color illustrations.

The Mainstream Companion to Scottish Literature

By Trevor Royle
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Book Code : 1780574193
  • Total of Pages : 338
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 486
  • Pdf File: the-mainstream-companion-to-scottish-literature.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The Mainstream Companion to Scottish Literature is the most comprehensive reference guide to Scotland's literature, covering a period from the earliest times to the early 1990s. It includes over 600 essays on the lives and works of the principal poets, novelists, dramatists critics and men and women of letters who have written in English, Scots or Gaelic. Thus, as well as such major writers as Robert Henryson, William Dunbar, Gavin Douglas, Allan Ramsay, Robert Fergusson, Robert Burns, Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson and Hugh MacDiarmid, the Companion also lists many minor writers whose work might otherwise have been overlooked in any survey of Scottish literature. Also included here are entries on the lives of other more peripheral writers such as historians, philosophers, diarists and divines whose work has made a contribution to Scottish letters. Other essays range over such general subjects as the principal work of major writers, literary movements, historical events, the world of printing and publishing, folklore, journalism, drama and Gaelic. A feature of the book is the inclusion of the bibliography of each writer and reference to the major critical works. This comprehensive guide is an essential tool for the serious student of Scottish literature as well as being an ideal guide and companion for the general reader.

Collected Books

By Allen Ahearn,Patricia Ahearn
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : eBookIt.com
  • Book Code : 1883060141
  • Total of Pages : 817
  • Category : Antiques & Collectibles
  • Members : 603
  • Pdf File: collected-books.pdf

Book Short Summary:

An introduction to and advice on book collecting with a glossary of terms and tips on how to identify first editions and estimated values for over 20,000 collectible books published in English (including translations) over the last three centuries-about half are literary titles in the broadest sense (novels, poetry, plays, mysteries, science fiction, and children's books); and the other half are non-fiction (Americana, travel and exploration, finance, cookbooks, color plate, medicine, science, photography, Mormonism, sports, et al).

First Voyage to America

By Christopher Columbus
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Book Code : 0486122468
  • Total of Pages : 96
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Members : 693
  • Pdf File: first-voyage-to-america.pdf

Book Short Summary:

DIVFascinating historical document includes Columbus' own words documenting voyage, discouraged crew, landfall in the Bahamas, natives, more. 44 illustrations, some from rare sources. Publisher's note. /div

East O' the Sun and West O' the Moon

By George Webbe Dasent
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Book Code : 0486157598
  • Total of Pages : 418
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 144
  • Pdf File: east-o-the-sun-and-west-o-the-moon.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Remarkable collection — the only complete edition of these wonderful tales — contains scores of classic Norwegian tales made even more attractive by 77 illustrations by famed children's artists.