The Orange Fairy Book (Paperback)

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Comprised of thirty-three short works of fiction, The Orange Fairy Book explores the folklore and traditions of many origins, including European, Scottish, Scandanavian, and African descent. Depicting tales of magic, anthropomorphic animals, and men made of mountains, The Orange Fairy Book offers diverse representation. In Two Caskets a young maiden must endure abuse and ridicule from her stepmother and sister after the death of her father. When an Indian king meets a holy man in Story of the King Who Would See Paradise, the king becomes very transfixed with the idea of seeing Paradise, and makes a deal with the holy man, offering protection and favor in exchange for being granted a peak into Paradise. Portraying a series of unfortunate curses, Girl Fish is an obscure tale following a young girl as she encounters many magical changes that transform her into different animals. Featuring fairytales both familiar and rare, by Andrew and Leonora Lang is written with flowery and masterful prose. Full of culture, this immense collection allows readers to vacation in nations all over the globe, sharing their legends, history, and traditions. This delightful collection is suitable for all ages, and depicts a refreshing and authentic portrayal of the world's folklore. This edition of The Orange Fairy Book by Andrew and Leonora Lang now features an eye-catching new cover design and is printed in a font that is both modern and readable. With these accommodations, this edition of The Orange Fairy Book creates an accessible and pleasant reading experience for modern audiences while restoring the original imagination and mastery of Andrew and Leonora Lang's work.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9781513281698
ISBN-10: 1513281690
Publisher: Mint Editions
Publication Date: June 8th, 2021
Pages: 238
Language: English