Young Gabby Goose

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Young Gabby Goose
Author Ruth Manning-Sanders
Illustrator James Hodgson
Country Great Britain
Language English
Genre Fairy tales
Publisher Methuen & Co. Ltd.
Publication date
Media type Print
Pages 86 pp
ISBN 9780416805208

Young Gabby Goose is a 1975 anthology of 14 animal-centered fairy tales from around the world, collected and retold by Ruth Manning-Sanders. These tales are written for a younger level of reader than Manning-Sanders' more familiar A Book of... series of fairy tales. This book was republished in a paperback edition in 1976.


  • 1. Young Gabby Goose and Mr Fickle Fox (Transylvania)
  • 2. Hello, House! (Zanzibar)
  • 3. Clever Sparrow (Transylvania)
  • 4. Koko and the Waterfall (North Africa)
  • 5. Dove, Fox and Raven (Finland)
  • 6. Baby Brother and the Geese (Russia)
  • 7. Pussy Bauldron and Dog Towser (Finland)
  • 8. The Glove (Ukraine)
  • 9. The Kitten and the Knitting-Needles (Germany)
  • 10. Snail Walking (France)
  • 11. Snail and Wolf (Italy)
  • 12. The Turnip (Bohemia)
  • 13. Old Man and the Rock (Red Indian)
  • 14. The Letter in the Egg (Swabia)