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My Own Fairy Book

My Own Fairy Book TO CHILDREN The Author of this book is also the Editor of the Blue Red Green and Yellow Fairy Books He has always felt rather an impostor because so many children seem to think that he made up the

  • Title: My Own Fairy Book
  • Author: Andrew Lang Gordon Browne
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 245
  • Format: None
  • TO CHILDREN The Author of this book is also the Editor of the Blue, Red, Green, and Yellow Fairy Books He has always felt rather an impostor, because so many children seem to think that he made up these books out of his own head Now he only picked up a great many old fairy tales, told in French, German, Greek, Chinese, Red Indian, Russian, and other languages, and had tTO CHILDREN The Author of this book is also the Editor of the Blue, Red, Green, and Yellow Fairy Books He has always felt rather an impostor, because so many children seem to think that he made up these books out of his own head Now he only picked up a great many old fairy tales, told in French, German, Greek, Chinese, Red Indian, Russian, and other languages, and had them translated and printed, with pictures He is glad that children like them, but he must confess that they should be grateful to old forgotten people, long ago, who first invented these tales, and who knew about fairies than we can hope to do.My Own Fairy Book, which you now have in your hands, was made up altogether out of his own head by the Author, of course with the help of the Historical Papers in the kingdom of Pantouflia About that ancient kingdom very little is known The natives speak German but the Royal Family, as usual, was of foreign origin Just as England has had Norman, Scottish, and, at present, a line of German monarchs, so the kings of Pantouflia are descended from an old Greek family, the Hypnotidae, who came to Pantouflia during the Crusades They wanted, they explained, not to be troubled with the Crusades, which they thought very injudicious and tiresome The Crest of the regal house is a Dormouse, dormant, proper, on a field vert, and the Motto, when translated out of the original Greek, means, Anything for a Quiet Life.

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    1. This was NOT published in 2008, but rather in the early 1900s. The images are hand painted, the paper is gilted and the cover is very specific to the time. I do Book Divining each night with this. Meaning - I open a page and blindly lay my finger upon a phrase. I then read it to see if there is a message contained to summarize the day. 9 out of 10s pretty accurate! I hope to sit and read this cover to cover as the stories are filled with mystical images, not to mention cultural references to the [...]

    2. Contains several of my favorite Victorian-era fantasies: Prince Prigio, its sequel Prince Ricardo, and The Gold of Fairnilee.

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