Orange fairy book

by Andrew Lang

Book, 1990



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London : Dover Publications, 1990.

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Andrew Lang's Fairy Books—also known as Andrew Lang's "Coloured" Fairy Books or Andrew Lang's Fairy Books of Many Colors—are a series of twelve collections of fairy tales, published between 1889 and 1910. Each volume is distinguished by its own color. In all, 437 tales from a broad range of cultures and countries are presented.

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LibraryThing member TheDivineOomba
I love the Color Fairy Books edited by Andrew Lang. I read through the library collection in a few weeks when I was a kid. When I encountered the Orange Fairy Book at a used book sale, I immediately bought it.

So on the review - I read a few of these stories at night before bed. They are as great as I remember them. These stories were all new to me, with the exception of the Ugly Duckling. Some were better than others, but all were fun to read. This is a collection of fairy tales from around the world. From Africa to the American Indians, with many stories from Old World Europe.

Fun to read, easy tales to read before bed. Completely recommended.
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