Old Witch Boneyleg

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Old Witch Boneyleg
First edition
Author Ruth Manning-Sanders
Illustrator Kilmeny Niland
Country Australia
Language English
Genre Fairy Tales
Publisher Angus & Robertson
Publication date
Media type Print (hardcover)
Pages 95 pp

Old Witch Boneyleg is a 1978 anthology of 13 fairy tales from around the world that have been collected and retold by Ruth Manning-Sanders. It is one in a long series of such anthologies by Manning-Sanders. This is a companion volume to The Haunted Castle. The book's title story is a Baba Yaga tale, although it does not mention the witch by name.

Table of contents[edit]

  1. Old Witch Boneyleg (Russia)
  2. The Bunyip (Australia)
  3. The Farmer and the Water Fairies (Iceland)
  4. Iron Hans (Transylvania)
  5. Two Minutes (Russia)
  6. The Broken Pitcher (France)
  7. Natasha Most Lovely (Russia)
  8. The King's Beard (Greece)
  9. The Gold Stag (German soldier story)
  10. The Dancing Pigs (Germany)
  11. Giant Babolna (Hungary)
  12. The Cauld Lad of Hilton (England)
  13. Tossen the Fool (Denmark)

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