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The Blue Fairy Book
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January 24, 2012
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March 1, 2012

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Lang wrote some of the stories, but he largely edited this collection. Like the Grimms, but far more honest, Lang used translations provided by his wife and other women (he thanks the women in his introduction, gives credit to original sources at the end of the tales).

It makes this collection, the first, rather interesting. By and large, the stories are mostly from the Grimms and French Salons. They include well known favorites like "Cinderella" but also lesser known ones such as "The Yellow Dwa
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A collection of fairy tales, some I knew (Beauty and the Beast, Puss in Boots, Sleeping Beauty etc) and others were new to me (The Yellow Dwarf, The White Cat etc). It took me a while to get through it because I could only read one story at a time. I enjoyed it though, even though some of the stories are pretty odd! I'd like the other colour fairy books now.
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