Folk and Fairy Tales

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Folk and Fairy Tales
First edition
Author Ruth Manning-Sanders
Illustrator Robin Jacques
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre Fairy Tales
Publisher Methuen & Co. Ltd.
Publication date
23 November 1978
Media type Print (hardcover)
Pages 254 pp

Folk and Fairy Tales is a 1978 anthology of 25 fairy tales from around the world that have been collected and retold by Ruth Manning-Sanders. In fact, the book is mostly a collection of tales published in previous Manning-Sanders anthologies. Stories are pulled from A Book of Dragons, A Book of Mermaids, A Book of Witches, A Book of Dwarfs, A Book of Devils and Demons, A Book of Kings and Queens, A Book of Magic Animals, A Book of Giants, A Book of Ogres and Trolls, A Book of Wizards, A Book of Enchantments and Curses and A Book of Monsters.

There are also five previously unpublished stories. (Numbers 21 through 25 in the table of contents.)

It is preceded by the anthology A Choice of Magic (1971), another collection of (mostly) previously published Manning-Sanders tales.

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