Tales of Magic and Mystery

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This article is about the 1985 anthology. For the 1920s pulp magazine, see Tales of Magic and Mystery (magazine).
Tales of Magic and Mystery
Author Ruth Manning-Sanders
Illustrator Christopher Quaile
Country Great Britain
Language English
Genre Fairy tales
Publisher Methuen & Co. Ltd.
Publication date
1985
Media type Print (hardcover)
Pages 128 pp
ISBN 0-416-46530-7
OCLC 12478438

Tales of Magic and Mystery is a 1985 anthology of 11 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.

Table of contents[edit]

  • Foreword
  • 1. The Water Nick and the Bear (Denmark)
  • 2. Tell Me Your Dream (Russia)
  • 4. The Stork (Bulgaria)
  • 5. The Eggshell (Gipsy)
  • 6. The Three Pinks (Spain)
  • 7. The Old Man and the Lambkin (Greek Islands)
  • 8. Cow Crumpie (Bulgaria)
  • 9. Ookah's Bagpipe (Estonia)
  • 10. The Black Dort (Schleswig-Holstein)
  • 11. The Conceited Dragon (North American Indian)
  • Note from last page: "For permission to retell The Old Man and the Lambkin the author and publishers wish to thank Eric Roth-Verlag, publishers of Die Reise im Goldenen Schiff."

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