The Violet Fairy Book (Hardcover)
Originally published in 1901, The Violet Fairy Book is a compilation of international fables from various locales including Japan, Romania, Portugal, Lithuania, Serbia and Africa. Andrew Lang delivers a comprehensive collection of some of the most beloved tales each region has to offer. The Violet Fairy Book consists of 35 wonderous children's tales. They include magical forests, chests of gold, and a roaring dragon. This edition has popular stories such as The Goat's Ears of the Emperor Trojan, The Nine Pea-hens and the Golden Apples, The Princess Who Was Hidden Underground and Virgilius the Sorcerer. Together, they deliver a powerful narrative of engaging and entertaining tales. The Violet Fairy Book is a follow-up to The Grey Fairy Book (1900) and The Pink Fairy Book (1897). It's an unforgettable collection that features some of the most celebrated children's stories of all time. With an eye-catching new cover, and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of The Violet Fairy Book is both modern and readable.