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Danish Fairy Tales

Danish Fairy Tales

By Svend Grundtvig. Translated by Gustav Hein. The very best of traditional Danish folklore comes alive for the present-day reader in this classic collection originally compiled by specialist scholar Svend Grundtvig. The tales selected for this volume were designed to represent all aspects of the unique cultural heritage of the Danish people.

Croatian Tales of Long Ago

Croatian Tales of Long Ago

Croatian Tales of Long Ago is a collection of six short stories, based on the author’s extensive knowledge of ancient Slavic mythology of Croatia.
Mixing fairy stories with events, motifs, and legends dating back nearly a millennium, this work was one of the author’s most famous writings, and although aimed at younger readers, can easily be enjoyed by adults as well.

The Russian Garland—Being Russian Folk Tales

The Russian Garland—Being Russian Folk Tales

Translated from a Collection of Chapbooks Made in Moscow. Edited by Robert Steele. Illustrated by J. R. De Rosciszewski. A selection of some of the very best traditional Russian Folk Tales, translated… Read more »

Peer Gynt

Peer Gynt

By Henrik Ibsen. Illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Peer Gynt is Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen’s most celebrated work, based loosely on the Scandinavian fairy tale character, Per Gynt. First published in 1867,… Read more »

British Goblins: Welsh Folklore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions

British Goblins: Welsh Folklore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions

By Wirt Sikes. One of the most beautiful and complete collections of stories, legends, myths, folktales, and traditions to ever emerge from Wales. Compiled by an American—the United States consul… Read more »

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