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The Iceberg Express

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The Iceberg Express

by

David Cory

CONTENTS

The Magic Comb The Coral Palace King Seaphus Damages The Wreck Wonderland The Enchanted Prince The Magic Seeds Candy City Toy Land

The Magic Comb

One bright morning in August little Mary Louise put on her hat and went trudging across the meadow to the beach.

It was the first time she had been trusted out alone since the family had moved to the seashore for the summer; for Mary Louise was a little girl, nothing about her was large, except her round gray eyes.

There w...

Battle of the Monkey & the Crab –by: Anonymous

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JAPANESE FAIRY TALE SERIES. No. 3

BATTLE OF THE MONKEY & THE CRAB

[Illustration]

[Illustration]

~Griffith, Farran & Co., London.

Kobunsha Tokyo~

~All Rights Reserved.~

BATTLE OF THE MONKEY & THE CRAB.

[Illustration]

A monkey and a crab once met when going round a mountain.

[Illustration]

The monkey had picked up a persimmon seed, and the crab had a piece of toasted rice cake. The monkey seeing this, and wishing to get something that could be turned to good account at once, said: "Pray, exchange that rice cake for this persimmo...

Celtic Tales, Told to the Children –by: Louey Chisholm

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CELTIC TALES TOLD TO THE CHILDREN

BY LOUEY CHISHOLM

WITH PICTURES BY KATHARINE CAMERON

TO CHRISTOPHER

NOTE

This little book was written after several variants of the Tales had been read: 'Old Celtic Romances,' by Dr. Joyce; 'Reliquae Celticae,' by Dr. Cameron; 'The Pursuit after Diarmud O'Duibhne and Grainne the daughter of Cormac Mac Airt,' by Standish Hayes O'Grady; 'The Three Sorrows of Story telling,' by Dr. Douglas Hyde; 'The Laughter of Peterkin,' by Fiona Macleod, and other translations and retellings.

L.C.

ABOUT THIS BOOK

One of my friends te...

The Oriental Story Book A Collection of Tales

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THE ORIENTAL STORY BOOK.

A COLLECTION OF TALES.

TRANSLATED FROM THE GERMAN OF WILHELM HAUFF,

BY G. P. QUACKENBOS.

ILLUSTRATED BY J. W. ORR.

NEW YORK: D. APPLETON AND COMPANY, 346 & 348 BROADWAY. 1855.

[Illustration]

OF NEW ORLEANS

IN REMEMBRANCE OF A LONG FRIENDSHIP,

AND MANY HAPPY HOURS SPENT WITH HIM OVER THE

GERMAN CLASSICS,

THIS LITTLE VOLUME

IS AFFECTIONATELY INSCRIBED.

THE CARAVAN.

INTRODUCTION.

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Household Stories by the Brothers Grimm

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HOUSEHOLD STORIES

GRIMM

[Illustration: THE SLEEPING BEAUTY

" AT LAST HE CAME TO THE TOWER & OPENED THE DOOR OF THE LITTLE ROOM WHERE ROSAMOND LAY."]

HOUSEHOLD STORIES, FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE BROS: GRIMM:

TRANSLATED FROM THE GERMAN BY LUCY CRANE; AND DONE INTO PICTURES BY WALTER CRANE

DOVER PUBLICATIONS, INC.

NEW YORK

This new Dover edition, first published in 1963, is an unabridged republication of the work first published by Macmillan and Company in 1886.

Standard Book Number: 486 21080 4 <...

Snowdrop and Other Tales –by: Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm

Many of these tales were published in English in 1909, the Brothers Grimm tales in this book were published separately in 1920 with illustrations by Arthur Rackham (1867-1939).

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Transcriber's Note

Illustration captions in {brackets} have been added by the transcriber for the convenience of the reader, with reference to the Lists of illustrations wherever possible.

[Illustration: {Seven dwarfs.}]

SNOWDROP & OTHER TALES

BY THE BROTHERS GRIMM

ILLUSTRATED B...

The Fisherman and His Soul –by: Oscar Wilde

”The Fisherman and his Soul” is a fairy tale first published in November of 1891 in Wilde’s “A House of Pomegranates”. It tells of a fisherman who nets and falls in love with a mermaid. But to be with her he must shed his soul, which goes off to have adventures of its own. Will forbidden love endure?

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A HOUSE OF POMEGRANATES

Contents:

The Young King The Birthday of the Infanta The Fisherman and his Soul The Star child

THE YOUNG KING

[TO MARGARET LADY BROOKE THE RANEE OF SARAWAK]

It was the night before the day fixed for his coro...

Childhood s Favorites and Fairy Stories

Since this series of books is intended for all young people from one to one hundred, it opens with about eighty of the old MOTHER GOOSE RHYMES. Nothing better was ever invented to tell to little folks who are young enough for lullabies. Their rhythm, their humor, and their pith will always cause us to prize them as the Babies’ Classics. Editors: Hamilton Wright Mabie, Edward Everett Hale, William Byron Forbush.(Gutenberg Text)

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Prince Ricardo of Pantouflia being the adventures of Prince Prigio s son

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PRINCE RICARDO OF PANTOUFLIA

BEING THE ADVENTURES OF PRINCE PRIGIO'S SON, BY ANDREW LANG AUTHOR OF PRINCE PRIGIO

ILLUSTRATED BY GORDON BROWNE

PUBLISHED AT BRISTOL BY J. W. ARROWSMITH, QUAY STREET, AND AT LONDON BY SIMPKIN, MARSHALL, HAMILTON, KENT & COMPANY LIMITED

DEDICATION. To Guy Campbell.

My dear Guy ,

You wanted to know more about Prince Prigio , who won the Lady Rosalind , and killed the Firedrake and the Remora by aid of his Fairy gifts . Here you have some of his later adventures , and you will...

At the Back of the North Wind for Children

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AT THE BACK OF THE NORTH WIND

Eleventh Impression

THE CHILDREN'S CLASSICS

Each beautifully illustrated in color and tastefully bound

BY WASHINGTON IRVING THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW RIP VAN WINKLE

SELECTED TALES OF WASHINGTON IRVING'S ALHAMBRA

BY JOHN RUSKIN THE KING OF THE GOLDEN RIVER

BY ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES

SELECTED HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES

BY MISS MULOCK THE LITTLE LAME PRINCE THE ADVENTURES OF A BROWNIE

BY EMMA GELLIBRAND J. COLE

BY JOH...

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