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The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales

For almost two centuries the stories of magic and myth gathered by the Brothers Grimm have been part of the way children and adults learn about the vagaries of the real world br br Cinderella Rapunzel Snow White H nsel and Gretel Little Red Cap a k a Little Red Riding Hood and Briar Rose a k a Sleeping Beauty are only a few of more than enchanting characters included here br br Lyrically translated and beautifully illustrated the tales are presented just as Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm originally set them down bold primal just frightening enough and endlessly engaging


The Complete Fairy Tales

Lily Owens ed Illustrated edition of cherished tales that have enchanted readers for generations Includes The Ugly Duckling The Emperor s New Clothes Snow Queen all uncut with beautiful illustrations


Grimm's Fairy Tales

SUMMARY br The Brothers Grimm The Grimm brothers were early th century writers best known for their fairy tales coming from Scandinavian Icelandic and Germanic origins By there was a growing interest in German folk tales The Grim brothers were academics who invited friends to their home and asked them to relate stories they had heard They soon published their first collection of tales and from there several more volumes followed Included in this collection are Hansel and Gretel Briar Rose The Fisherman and His Wife Rapunzel The Frog Prince Little Red Riding Hood Rumpelstiltshin Tom Thumb and many more These stories are a delight to read and will rekindle up many childhood memories as they are reread br br SUMMARY br Once upon a time two brothers wished to preserve their German folklore in a collection of tales that they believed had been handed down for generations When they began in they had just stories that rather harshly reflected the difficult life of European peasantry Subsequent editions would grow to hold over tales As time passed the Brothers Grimm found that their collection of fairy tales with all of its royalty magical creatures and brave adventures entranced those who read them This compilation of fairy tales which includes the complete canon of over tales has become a beloved set of classical stories the world over Presented here in this edition is the faithful translation of Margaret Hunt


Fairy Tale

i A captivating and witty dark fantasy that will have girls lusting after it br i br Morgan Sparks has always known that she and her boyfriend Cam are made for each other But when Cam s cousin Pip comes to stay with the family Cam seems depressed Finally Cam confesses to Morgan what s going on Cam is a fairy The night he was born fairies came down and switched him with a healthy human boy Nobody expected Cam to live and nobody expected his biological brother heir to the fairy throne to die But both things happened and now the fairies want Cam back to take his rightful place as Fairy King br br Even as Cam physically changes becoming more miserable each day he and Morgan pledge to fool the fairies and stay together forever But by the time Cam has to decide once and for all what to do Morgan s no longer sure what s best for everyone or whether her and Cam s love can weather an uncertain future


UnEnchanted (An Unfortunate Fairy Tale, #1)

Mina Grime is unlucky unpopular and uncoordinated until she saves her crush s life on a field trip changing her High School status from loser to hero overnight But with her new found fame brings misfortune in the form of an old family curse come to light For Mina is descended from the Brothers Grimm and has inherited all of their unfinished fairy tale business Which includes trying to outwit a powerful Story from making her it s next fairytale victim br br To break the fairy tale curse on her family and make these deadly occurrences stop Mina must finish the tales until the very Grimm end


Fairy Tales

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The Complete Fairy Tales

The Complete Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde includes the two definitive story collections The Happy Prince and Other Tales and A House of Pomegranates This volume collects exquisite and poignant tales of true beauty selfless love generosity loyalty brilliant wit and moral aestheticism such as The Birthday of the Infanta The Selfish Giant The Nightingale and the Rose and The Happy Prince among others br br A true classic of wonder for all ages


Perrault's Fairy Tales

Here are the original eight stories from the volume i Contes de temps pass i by the great Charles Perrault in a translation that retains the charming and unsentimental simplicity that has won Perrault a permanent position in French literature These were among the earliest versions of some of our most familiar fairy tales Cinderella Sleeping Beauty Little Red Riding Hood Puss in Boots and Tom Thumb and are still among the few classic re tellings of these perennial stories br In addition to the five well known tales listed above Perrault tells three others that are sure to delight any child or adult The Fairies a short and very simple tale of two sisters one sweet and one spiteful Ricky of the Tuft a very unusual story of a brilliant but ugly prince and a beautiful but stupid princess and Blue Beard a suspense story perhaps more famous as a classic thriller than as a fairy tale The witty verse morals that Perrault included in the original edition often omitted in later reprintings are retained here in verse translations br This edition also includes extraordinary full page engravings by Gustave Dor that show clearly why this artist became the foremost illustrator of his time These illustrations have long been considered the ideal accompaniment to Perrault s fairy tales In many cases they created the pictorial image that we associate with the stories br Along with the collections of Andersen Lang and the Brothers Grimm this volume is among the great books of European fairy tales These stories have been enjoyed by generation after generation of children in many countries and are here with magnificent Dor illustrations waiting to be enjoyed again


The Fairy-Tale Detectives (The Sisters Grimm, #1)

For Sabrina and Daphne Grimm life has not been a fairy tale After the mysterious disappearance of their parents the sisters are sent to live with their grandmother a woman they believed was dead Granny Relda reveals that the girls have two famous ancestors the Brothers Grimm whose classic book of fairy tales is actually a collection of case files of magical mischief Now the girls must take on the family responsibility of being fairy tale detectives


Some Kind of Fairy Tale

It is Christmas afternoon and Peter Martin gets an unexpected phone call from his parents asking him to come round It pulls him away from his wife and children and into a bewildering mystery br br He arrives at his parents house and discovers that they have a visitor His sister Tara Not so unusual you might think this is Christmas after all a time when families get together But twenty years ago Tara took a walk into the woods and never came back and as the years have gone by with no word from her the family have unspoken assumed that she was dead Now she s back tired dirty disheveled but happy and full of stories about twenty years spent traveling the world an epic odyssey taken on a whim br br But her stories don t quite hang together and once she has cleaned herself up and got some sleep it becomes apparent that the intervening years have been very kind to Tara She really does look no different from the young woman who walked out the door twenty years ago Peter s parents are just delighted to have their little girl back but Peter and his best friend Richie Tara s one time boyfriend are not so sure Tara seems happy enough but there is something about her A haunted otherworldly quality Some would say it s as if she s off with the fairies And as the months go by Peter begins to suspect that the woods around their homes are not finished with Tara and his family


Russian Fairy Tales

b Translated by Norbert Guterman b br br b Illustrated by Alexander Alexeieff b br br In this most comprehensive collection of classic Russian tales available in English we meet both universal fairy tale figures thieves and heroes kings and peasants beautiful damsels and terrifying witches enchanted children and crafty animals and such uniquely Russian characters as Koshchey the Deathless Baba Yaga the Swan Maiden and the glorious Firebird The more than tales culled from a centuries old Russian storytelling tradition by the outstanding Russian ethnographer Aleksandr Afanas ev reveal a rich robust world of the imagination that will fascinate readers both young and old br br With black and white drawings throughout br Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library


Fairest (An Unfortunate Fairy Tale, #2)

Mirror Mirror on the wall br Who is the Fairest of them all br br In the sequel to UnEnchanted Mina Grime discovers that all is not fair when it comes to the Fae and their tales especially when they don t all play by the rules Barely surviving the Story s first fairy tale quest Mina still has hundreds to go before she can end the curse on her family But a new player arises to challenge Mina while new rules revamp the game she has just barely begun to understand br br All the while people are mysteriously disappearing including Jared whom Mina must finally determine to be friend or foe And with the loss of her greatest weapon Mina must try to outwit a deadly hunter Can Mina survive the most difficult quest yet while protecting those she loves from falling victim to one of the lethal tales of all Or will she become a pawn when she strikes a bargain with the Queen of Fae


A Kiss at Midnight (Fairy Tales, #1)

Miss Kate Daltry doesn t believe in fairy tales or happily ever after br br Forced by her stepmother to attend a ball Kate meets a prince and decides he s anything but charming A clash of wits and wills ensues but they both know their irresistible attraction will lead nowhere For Gabriel is promised to another woman a princess whose hand in marriage will fulfill his ruthless ambitions br br Gabriel i likes i his fiancee which is a welcome turn of events but he doesn t i love i her Obviously he should be i wooing i his bride to be not the witty impoverished beauty who refuses to fawn over him br br Godmothers and glass slippers notwithstanding this is one fairy tale in which destiny conspires to destroy any chance that Kate and Gabriel might have a happily ever after br br Unless a prince throws away everything that makes him noble br br Unless a dowry of an unruly heart trumps a fortune br br Unless one kiss at the stroke of midnight changes everything


Fairy Tales

Collection of Pushkin s fairy tales in verse for adults to read to young children


Fable (An Unfortunate Fairy Tale, #3)

All that glitters is not gold br br br When something precious is stolen from sixteen year old Mina Grime she will do anything in her power to get it back even if it means traveling to the dangerous Fae plane and battling one of the strongest fairy tale villains yet br br br However nothing can prepare Mina for the dangerous obstacles she will face in the Fae world or the choices she must make when love and life are on the line


Firebird (Fairy Tales #1)

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The Ugly Duchess (Fairy Tales, #4)

b How can she dare to imagine he loves her when all London calls her i The Ugly Duchess i b br br Theodora Saxby is the last woman anyone expects the gorgeous James Ryburn heir to the Duchy of Ashbrook to marry But after a romantic proposal before the prince himself even practical Theo finds herself convinced of her soon to be duke s passion br br Still the tabloids give the marriage six months br br Theo would have given it a lifetime until she discovers that James desired not her heart and certainly not her countenance but her dowry Society was shocked by their wedding it s scandalized by their separation br br Now James faces the battle of his lifetime convincing Theo that he loved the duckling who blossomed into the swan br br And Theo will quickly find that for a man with the soul of a pirate All s Fair in Love or War


The Fairy Tales of Hermann Hesse

To read Hermann Hesse s fairy tales is to enter a fabulous world of dreams and visions philosophy and passion This landmark collection contains twenty two of Hesse s finest stories in this genre most translated into English here for the first time Full of visionaries and seekers princesses and wandering poets his fairy tales speak to the place in our psyche that inspires us with deep spiritual longing that compels us to leave home and inevitably to return and that harbors the greatest joys and most devastating wounds of our heart br br Containing all the themes common in Hesse s great novels i Siddhartha i i Steppenwolf i and i Demian i and mirroring events in his own life these exquisite short pieces exhibit the same mystical and romantic impulses that contribute to the haunting brilliance of his major works Several stories including The Poet The Fairy Tale About the Wicker Chair and The Painter examine the dilemma of the artist torn between the drive for perfection and the temptations of pleasure and social success Other tales reflect changes and struggles within society in Faldum a city is irrevocably transformed when each resident is granted his or her fondest wish in Strange News from Another Planet If the War Continues and The European nightmarish landscapes convey Hesse s devastating critiques of nationalism barbarism and war br br Illuminating and inspiring i The Fairy Tales of Hermann Hesse i will challenge and enchant readers of all ages A distinguished and historic publication this fine translation by Jack Zipes captures their subtlety and elegance for decades nto come


The Rose and the Beast: Fairy Tales Retold

With language that is both lyrical and distinctly her own Francesca Lia Block turns nine fairy tales inside out br br Escaping the poisoned apple Snow frees herself from possession to find the truth of love in an unexpected place br br A club girl from L A awakening from a long sleep to the memories of her past finally finds release from its curse br br And Beauty learns that Beasts can understand more than men br br Within these singular timeless landscapes the brutal and the magical collide and the heroine triumphs because of the strength she finds in a pen a paintbrush a lover a friend a mother and finally in herself


Japanese Fairy Tales

English translation of tales include ghouls goblins and ogres sea serpents and sea kings kindly animals and magic birds demons and dragons princes and princesses Some are Momotaro The Son of a Peach The Jellyfish and the Monkey The Mirror of Matsuyama The Bamboo Cutter and the Moon Child The Stones of Five Colors and the Empress Jokwa


The Duke Is Mine (Fairy Tales, #3)

Destiny will be decided between the sheets in this all new tale of The Princess and the Pea br br For Olivia Lytton betrothal to the Duke of Canterwick hardly a Prince Charming feels more like a curse than a happily ever after At least his noble status will help her sister Georgiana secure an engagement with the brooding handsome Tarquin Duke of Sconce a perfect match for her in every way every way but one Tarquin has fallen in love with Olivia Quin never puts passion before reason And reason says that Georgiana is his ideal bride But the sensual fiery strong willed Olivia ignites an unknown longing in him a desire they are both powerless to resist When a scandalous affair begins they risk losing everything Olivia s engagement her sister s friendship and their own fragile love Only one thing can save them and it awaits in the bedroom where a magnificent mattress holds life changing answers to the greatest romantic riddle of all


When Beauty Tamed the Beast (Fairy Tales, #2)

Miss Linnet Berry Thrynne is a Beauty Naturally she s betrothed to a Beast br br Piers Yelverton Earl of Marchant lives in a castle in Wales where it is rumored his bad temper flays everyone he crosses And rumor also has it that a wound has left the earl immune to the charms of any woman br br Linnet is not just any woman br br She is more than merely lovely her wit and charm brought a prince to his knees She estimates the earl will fall madly in love in just two weeks br br Yet Linnet has no idea of the danger posed to her own heart by a man who may never love her in return br br If she decides to be very wicked indeed what price will she pay for taming his wild heart


Reign (An Unfortunate Fairy Tale, #4)

Going to the Fae plane against Jared s orders has cost Mina dearly Her decision continues to haunt her as a new danger surfaces The Grimms are fading br To save her family s future Mina Grime will have to travel to the past with the help of her Fae Godmother and a magic pair of shoes br She must go to where the Story first began to the beginning of the dark prince s reign But can she finish her quest before her time runs out or will she be trapped in the past forever br


A Fairy Tale (Fairy Tale, #1)

Once upon a time a girl named Sophie Drake danced with the fairies in the woods behind her grandparents Louisiana home But she closed the door to the fairy world and turned her back on the Fae when they tried to steal her little sister Emily Fourteen years later Sophie heads to New York City on a desperate mission Emily now an up and coming Broadway actress has gone missing Only Sophie suspects the Fae br br Now Sophie has her work cut out for her Emily s abduction is part of a larger plot involving the missing Queen of the fairy realm An upstart fairy is making a bid to assume control of the entire Realm unite the fairies and become master over the human world To free her sister Sophie must derail this power scheme and find the true Queen of the Realm br br That s a lot for a small town ballet teacher to tackle but with the unlikely aid of her sometimes flighty sister a pair of elderly shopkeepers with a secret a supremely lazy but surprisingly knowledgeable bulldog and a wounded police detective searching for his own missing person she just might prevail if she can force herself to confront her own past and face her true nature


Angela Carter's Book of Fairy Tales

Once upon a time fairy tales weren t meant just for children and neither is i Angela Carter s Book of Fairy Tales i This collection contains lyrical tales bloody tales and hilariously funny and ripely bawdy stories from countries all around the world from the Arctic to Asia and no dippy princesses or soppy fairies Instead we have pretty maids and old crones crafty women and bad girls enchantresses and midwives rascal aunts and odd sisters


The Black Swan (Fairy Tales, #2)

As the only child of a powerful sorcerer Odile Von Rothbart has studied the magical arts under her father s stern tutelage all her life Yet she feels only fear toward him For considering his wife s untimely death the ultimate betrayal Baron Von Rothbart scours the land in the shape of a great bird of prey His personal mission is to capture woman who arouse his wrath and inspire his rage for vengeance against all womankind These poor souls he turns into swans forcing them to spend their lives as beautiful but powerless animals who only regain their human forms briefly each night by the transitory light of the moon br br Yet though Odile is terrified of him she has learned far more than her father the baron intended to teach her both of the magical arts and of Von Rothbart s idiosyncratic nature And both as a woman and the guardian of his swan flock her heart goes out to each and every young maiden ensorcelled by her vindictive father br br And then the noblest of Von Rothbart s enchanted flock the Princess Odette finds the courage to confront her captor wresting from him a pact which could lead to freedom for herself and all the swan maidens Knowing Von Rothbart will use all of his magical cunning to avoid honoring this pact will Odile have the strength to face him in a final magical confrontation which if she fails will lead to her death and the murder of all in her flock


The Classic Fairy Tales

This Norton Critical Edition collects forty four fairy tales from the fifth century to the present em The Classic Fairy Tales em focuses on six tale types Little Red Riding Hood Beauty and the Beast Snow White Cinderella Bluebeard and Hansel and Gretel and presents multicultural variants and sophisticated literary rescriptings Also reprinted are tales by Hans Christian Andersen and Oscar Wilde br br br Criticism gathers twelve essays that interpret aspects of fairy tales including their social origins historical evolution psychological drama gender issues and national identities br br br A Selected Bibliography is included


Traditional Irish Fairy Tales

b Tuan Mac Cairill b recounts his time with first settlers of Ireland to priest who tries to convert him br b The Birth of Bran br The Little Brawl at Allen br The Enchanted Cave of Cesh Corran br Becuma of the White Skin br Mongan s Frenzy b br and more


Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen

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English Fairy Tales

This book contains over forty of the best loved fairy stories beautifully illustrated by Arthur Rackham br br Favourites such as Jack the Giant killer Jack and the Beanstalk Dick Whittington The Three Little Pigs and The Babes in the Wood are all here among many others but stories from different traditions also make their appearance including The Three Bears and Little Red Hiding Hood


The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales

For almost two centuries the stories of magic and myth gathered by the Brothers Grimm have been part of the way children and adults learn about the vagaries of the real world br br Cinderella Rapunzel Snow White H nsel and Gretel Little Red Cap a k a Little Red Riding Hood and Briar Rose a k a Sleeping Beauty are only a few of more than enchanting characters included here br br Lyrically translated and beautifully illustrated the tales are presented just as Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm originally set them down bold primal just frightening enough and endlessly engaging


The Complete Fairy Tales

Lily Owens ed Illustrated edition of cherished tales that have enchanted readers for generations Includes The Ugly Duckling The Emperor s New Clothes Snow Queen all uncut with beautiful illustrations


Grimm's Fairy Tales

SUMMARY br The Brothers Grimm The Grimm brothers were early th century writers best known for their fairy tales coming from Scandinavian Icelandic and Germanic origins By there was a growing interest in German folk tales The Grim brothers were academics who invited friends to their home and asked them to relate stories they had heard They soon published their first collection of tales and from there several more volumes followed Included in this collection are Hansel and Gretel Briar Rose The Fisherman and His Wife Rapunzel The Frog Prince Little Red Riding Hood Rumpelstiltshin Tom Thumb and many more These stories are a delight to read and will rekindle up many childhood memories as they are reread br br SUMMARY br Once upon a time two brothers wished to preserve their German folklore in a collection of tales that they believed had been handed down for generations When they began in they had just stories that rather harshly reflected the difficult life of European peasantry Subsequent editions would grow to hold over tales As time passed the Brothers Grimm found that their collection of fairy tales with all of its royalty magical creatures and brave adventures entranced those who read them This compilation of fairy tales which includes the complete canon of over tales has become a beloved set of classical stories the world over Presented here in this edition is the faithful translation of Margaret Hunt


Fairy Tale

i A captivating and witty dark fantasy that will have girls lusting after it br i br Morgan Sparks has always known that she and her boyfriend Cam are made for each other But when Cam s cousin Pip comes to stay with the family Cam seems depressed Finally Cam confesses to Morgan what s going on Cam is a fairy The night he was born fairies came down and switched him with a healthy human boy Nobody expected Cam to live and nobody expected his biological brother heir to the fairy throne to die But both things happened and now the fairies want Cam back to take his rightful place as Fairy King br br Even as Cam physically changes becoming more miserable each day he and Morgan pledge to fool the fairies and stay together forever But by the time Cam has to decide once and for all what to do Morgan s no longer sure what s best for everyone or whether her and Cam s love can weather an uncertain future


UnEnchanted (An Unfortunate Fairy Tale, #1)

Mina Grime is unlucky unpopular and uncoordinated until she saves her crush s life on a field trip changing her High School status from loser to hero overnight But with her new found fame brings misfortune in the form of an old family curse come to light For Mina is descended from the Brothers Grimm and has inherited all of their unfinished fairy tale business Which includes trying to outwit a powerful Story from making her it s next fairytale victim br br To break the fairy tale curse on her family and make these deadly occurrences stop Mina must finish the tales until the very Grimm end


Fairy Tales

No description available


The Complete Fairy Tales

The Complete Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde includes the two definitive story collections The Happy Prince and Other Tales and A House of Pomegranates This volume collects exquisite and poignant tales of true beauty selfless love generosity loyalty brilliant wit and moral aestheticism such as The Birthday of the Infanta The Selfish Giant The Nightingale and the Rose and The Happy Prince among others br br A true classic of wonder for all ages


Perrault's Fairy Tales

Here are the original eight stories from the volume i Contes de temps pass i by the great Charles Perrault in a translation that retains the charming and unsentimental simplicity that has won Perrault a permanent position in French literature These were among the earliest versions of some of our most familiar fairy tales Cinderella Sleeping Beauty Little Red Riding Hood Puss in Boots and Tom Thumb and are still among the few classic re tellings of these perennial stories br In addition to the five well known tales listed above Perrault tells three others that are sure to delight any child or adult The Fairies a short and very simple tale of two sisters one sweet and one spiteful Ricky of the Tuft a very unusual story of a brilliant but ugly prince and a beautiful but stupid princess and Blue Beard a suspense story perhaps more famous as a classic thriller than as a fairy tale The witty verse morals that Perrault included in the original edition often omitted in later reprintings are retained here in verse translations br This edition also includes extraordinary full page engravings by Gustave Dor that show clearly why this artist became the foremost illustrator of his time These illustrations have long been considered the ideal accompaniment to Perrault s fairy tales In many cases they created the pictorial image that we associate with the stories br Along with the collections of Andersen Lang and the Brothers Grimm this volume is among the great books of European fairy tales These stories have been enjoyed by generation after generation of children in many countries and are here with magnificent Dor illustrations waiting to be enjoyed again


The Fairy-Tale Detectives (The Sisters Grimm, #1)

For Sabrina and Daphne Grimm life has not been a fairy tale After the mysterious disappearance of their parents the sisters are sent to live with their grandmother a woman they believed was dead Granny Relda reveals that the girls have two famous ancestors the Brothers Grimm whose classic book of fairy tales is actually a collection of case files of magical mischief Now the girls must take on the family responsibility of being fairy tale detectives


Some Kind of Fairy Tale

It is Christmas afternoon and Peter Martin gets an unexpected phone call from his parents asking him to come round It pulls him away from his wife and children and into a bewildering mystery br br He arrives at his parents house and discovers that they have a visitor His sister Tara Not so unusual you might think this is Christmas after all a time when families get together But twenty years ago Tara took a walk into the woods and never came back and as the years have gone by with no word from her the family have unspoken assumed that she was dead Now she s back tired dirty disheveled but happy and full of stories about twenty years spent traveling the world an epic odyssey taken on a whim br br But her stories don t quite hang together and once she has cleaned herself up and got some sleep it becomes apparent that the intervening years have been very kind to Tara She really does look no different from the young woman who walked out the door twenty years ago Peter s parents are just delighted to have their little girl back but Peter and his best friend Richie Tara s one time boyfriend are not so sure Tara seems happy enough but there is something about her A haunted otherworldly quality Some would say it s as if she s off with the fairies And as the months go by Peter begins to suspect that the woods around their homes are not finished with Tara and his family


Russian Fairy Tales

b Translated by Norbert Guterman b br br b Illustrated by Alexander Alexeieff b br br In this most comprehensive collection of classic Russian tales available in English we meet both universal fairy tale figures thieves and heroes kings and peasants beautiful damsels and terrifying witches enchanted children and crafty animals and such uniquely Russian characters as Koshchey the Deathless Baba Yaga the Swan Maiden and the glorious Firebird The more than tales culled from a centuries old Russian storytelling tradition by the outstanding Russian ethnographer Aleksandr Afanas ev reveal a rich robust world of the imagination that will fascinate readers both young and old br br With black and white drawings throughout br Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library


Fairest (An Unfortunate Fairy Tale, #2)

Mirror Mirror on the wall br Who is the Fairest of them all br br In the sequel to UnEnchanted Mina Grime discovers that all is not fair when it comes to the Fae and their tales especially when they don t all play by the rules Barely surviving the Story s first fairy tale quest Mina still has hundreds to go before she can end the curse on her family But a new player arises to challenge Mina while new rules revamp the game she has just barely begun to understand br br All the while people are mysteriously disappearing including Jared whom Mina must finally determine to be friend or foe And with the loss of her greatest weapon Mina must try to outwit a deadly hunter Can Mina survive the most difficult quest yet while protecting those she loves from falling victim to one of the lethal tales of all Or will she become a pawn when she strikes a bargain with the Queen of Fae


A Kiss at Midnight (Fairy Tales, #1)

Miss Kate Daltry doesn t believe in fairy tales or happily ever after br br Forced by her stepmother to attend a ball Kate meets a prince and decides he s anything but charming A clash of wits and wills ensues but they both know their irresistible attraction will lead nowhere For Gabriel is promised to another woman a princess whose hand in marriage will fulfill his ruthless ambitions br br Gabriel i likes i his fiancee which is a welcome turn of events but he doesn t i love i her Obviously he should be i wooing i his bride to be not the witty impoverished beauty who refuses to fawn over him br br Godmothers and glass slippers notwithstanding this is one fairy tale in which destiny conspires to destroy any chance that Kate and Gabriel might have a happily ever after br br Unless a prince throws away everything that makes him noble br br Unless a dowry of an unruly heart trumps a fortune br br Unless one kiss at the stroke of midnight changes everything


Fairy Tales

Collection of Pushkin s fairy tales in verse for adults to read to young children


Fable (An Unfortunate Fairy Tale, #3)

All that glitters is not gold br br br When something precious is stolen from sixteen year old Mina Grime she will do anything in her power to get it back even if it means traveling to the dangerous Fae plane and battling one of the strongest fairy tale villains yet br br br However nothing can prepare Mina for the dangerous obstacles she will face in the Fae world or the choices she must make when love and life are on the line


Firebird (Fairy Tales #1)

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The Ugly Duchess (Fairy Tales, #4)

b How can she dare to imagine he loves her when all London calls her i The Ugly Duchess i b br br Theodora Saxby is the last woman anyone expects the gorgeous James Ryburn heir to the Duchy of Ashbrook to marry But after a romantic proposal before the prince himself even practical Theo finds herself convinced of her soon to be duke s passion br br Still the tabloids give the marriage six months br br Theo would have given it a lifetime until she discovers that James desired not her heart and certainly not her countenance but her dowry Society was shocked by their wedding it s scandalized by their separation br br Now James faces the battle of his lifetime convincing Theo that he loved the duckling who blossomed into the swan br br And Theo will quickly find that for a man with the soul of a pirate All s Fair in Love or War


The Fairy Tales of Hermann Hesse

To read Hermann Hesse s fairy tales is to enter a fabulous world of dreams and visions philosophy and passion This landmark collection contains twenty two of Hesse s finest stories in this genre most translated into English here for the first time Full of visionaries and seekers princesses and wandering poets his fairy tales speak to the place in our psyche that inspires us with deep spiritual longing that compels us to leave home and inevitably to return and that harbors the greatest joys and most devastating wounds of our heart br br Containing all the themes common in Hesse s great novels i Siddhartha i i Steppenwolf i and i Demian i and mirroring events in his own life these exquisite short pieces exhibit the same mystical and romantic impulses that contribute to the haunting brilliance of his major works Several stories including The Poet The Fairy Tale About the Wicker Chair and The Painter examine the dilemma of the artist torn between the drive for perfection and the temptations of pleasure and social success Other tales reflect changes and struggles within society in Faldum a city is irrevocably transformed when each resident is granted his or her fondest wish in Strange News from Another Planet If the War Continues and The European nightmarish landscapes convey Hesse s devastating critiques of nationalism barbarism and war br br Illuminating and inspiring i The Fairy Tales of Hermann Hesse i will challenge and enchant readers of all ages A distinguished and historic publication this fine translation by Jack Zipes captures their subtlety and elegance for decades nto come


The Rose and the Beast: Fairy Tales Retold

With language that is both lyrical and distinctly her own Francesca Lia Block turns nine fairy tales inside out br br Escaping the poisoned apple Snow frees herself from possession to find the truth of love in an unexpected place br br A club girl from L A awakening from a long sleep to the memories of her past finally finds release from its curse br br And Beauty learns that Beasts can understand more than men br br Within these singular timeless landscapes the brutal and the magical collide and the heroine triumphs because of the strength she finds in a pen a paintbrush a lover a friend a mother and finally in herself


Japanese Fairy Tales

English translation of tales include ghouls goblins and ogres sea serpents and sea kings kindly animals and magic birds demons and dragons princes and princesses Some are Momotaro The Son of a Peach The Jellyfish and the Monkey The Mirror of Matsuyama The Bamboo Cutter and the Moon Child The Stones of Five Colors and the Empress Jokwa


The Duke Is Mine (Fairy Tales, #3)

Destiny will be decided between the sheets in this all new tale of The Princess and the Pea br br For Olivia Lytton betrothal to the Duke of Canterwick hardly a Prince Charming feels more like a curse than a happily ever after At least his noble status will help her sister Georgiana secure an engagement with the brooding handsome Tarquin Duke of Sconce a perfect match for her in every way every way but one Tarquin has fallen in love with Olivia Quin never puts passion before reason And reason says that Georgiana is his ideal bride But the sensual fiery strong willed Olivia ignites an unknown longing in him a desire they are both powerless to resist When a scandalous affair begins they risk losing everything Olivia s engagement her sister s friendship and their own fragile love Only one thing can save them and it awaits in the bedroom where a magnificent mattress holds life changing answers to the greatest romantic riddle of all


When Beauty Tamed the Beast (Fairy Tales, #2)

Miss Linnet Berry Thrynne is a Beauty Naturally she s betrothed to a Beast br br Piers Yelverton Earl of Marchant lives in a castle in Wales where it is rumored his bad temper flays everyone he crosses And rumor also has it that a wound has left the earl immune to the charms of any woman br br Linnet is not just any woman br br She is more than merely lovely her wit and charm brought a prince to his knees She estimates the earl will fall madly in love in just two weeks br br Yet Linnet has no idea of the danger posed to her own heart by a man who may never love her in return br br If she decides to be very wicked indeed what price will she pay for taming his wild heart


Reign (An Unfortunate Fairy Tale, #4)

Going to the Fae plane against Jared s orders has cost Mina dearly Her decision continues to haunt her as a new danger surfaces The Grimms are fading br To save her family s future Mina Grime will have to travel to the past with the help of her Fae Godmother and a magic pair of shoes br She must go to where the Story first began to the beginning of the dark prince s reign But can she finish her quest before her time runs out or will she be trapped in the past forever br


A Fairy Tale (Fairy Tale, #1)

Once upon a time a girl named Sophie Drake danced with the fairies in the woods behind her grandparents Louisiana home But she closed the door to the fairy world and turned her back on the Fae when they tried to steal her little sister Emily Fourteen years later Sophie heads to New York City on a desperate mission Emily now an up and coming Broadway actress has gone missing Only Sophie suspects the Fae br br Now Sophie has her work cut out for her Emily s abduction is part of a larger plot involving the missing Queen of the fairy realm An upstart fairy is making a bid to assume control of the entire Realm unite the fairies and become master over the human world To free her sister Sophie must derail this power scheme and find the true Queen of the Realm br br That s a lot for a small town ballet teacher to tackle but with the unlikely aid of her sometimes flighty sister a pair of elderly shopkeepers with a secret a supremely lazy but surprisingly knowledgeable bulldog and a wounded police detective searching for his own missing person she just might prevail if she can force herself to confront her own past and face her true nature


Angela Carter's Book of Fairy Tales

Once upon a time fairy tales weren t meant just for children and neither is i Angela Carter s Book of Fairy Tales i This collection contains lyrical tales bloody tales and hilariously funny and ripely bawdy stories from countries all around the world from the Arctic to Asia and no dippy princesses or soppy fairies Instead we have pretty maids and old crones crafty women and bad girls enchantresses and midwives rascal aunts and odd sisters


The Black Swan (Fairy Tales, #2)

As the only child of a powerful sorcerer Odile Von Rothbart has studied the magical arts under her father s stern tutelage all her life Yet she feels only fear toward him For considering his wife s untimely death the ultimate betrayal Baron Von Rothbart scours the land in the shape of a great bird of prey His personal mission is to capture woman who arouse his wrath and inspire his rage for vengeance against all womankind These poor souls he turns into swans forcing them to spend their lives as beautiful but powerless animals who only regain their human forms briefly each night by the transitory light of the moon br br Yet though Odile is terrified of him she has learned far more than her father the baron intended to teach her both of the magical arts and of Von Rothbart s idiosyncratic nature And both as a woman and the guardian of his swan flock her heart goes out to each and every young maiden ensorcelled by her vindictive father br br And then the noblest of Von Rothbart s enchanted flock the Princess Odette finds the courage to confront her captor wresting from him a pact which could lead to freedom for herself and all the swan maidens Knowing Von Rothbart will use all of his magical cunning to avoid honoring this pact will Odile have the strength to face him in a final magical confrontation which if she fails will lead to her death and the murder of all in her flock


The Classic Fairy Tales

This Norton Critical Edition collects forty four fairy tales from the fifth century to the present em The Classic Fairy Tales em focuses on six tale types Little Red Riding Hood Beauty and the Beast Snow White Cinderella Bluebeard and Hansel and Gretel and presents multicultural variants and sophisticated literary rescriptings Also reprinted are tales by Hans Christian Andersen and Oscar Wilde br br br Criticism gathers twelve essays that interpret aspects of fairy tales including their social origins historical evolution psychological drama gender issues and national identities br br br A Selected Bibliography is included


Traditional Irish Fairy Tales

b Tuan Mac Cairill b recounts his time with first settlers of Ireland to priest who tries to convert him br b The Birth of Bran br The Little Brawl at Allen br The Enchanted Cave of Cesh Corran br Becuma of the White Skin br Mongan s Frenzy b br and more


Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen

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English Fairy Tales

This book contains over forty of the best loved fairy stories beautifully illustrated by Arthur Rackham br br Favourites such as Jack the Giant killer Jack and the Beanstalk Dick Whittington The Three Little Pigs and The Babes in the Wood are all here among many others but stories from different traditions also make their appearance including The Three Bears and Little Red Hiding Hood