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The Pink Fairy Book

Complete and Unabridged

Andrew Lang Henry J. Ford



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Skyhorse Publishing
01 September 2020
Age range 9 to 14 The Pink Fairy Book has been admired time and time again, enchanting readers with its carefully crafted prose and eclectic assortment of fairy tales. Originally published in 1897, this collection of celebrated tales has stood the test of time. Some of the famous stories included are The Princess in the Chest The Snow-Queen The Water of Life The Wounded Lion The Two Brothers The Merry Wives And many more!

This beautiful edition comes complete with the original illustrations by Golden Age illustrator Henry J. Ford, and is the perfect gift to pass on these timeless classics to the next generation of readers and dreamers.

The imaginations of children throughout time have been formed and nurtured by stories passed down from generation to generation. Of the countless genres of stories, fairy tales often conjure the most vivid, fantastical worlds and ideas, which cultivate creativity and bring elements of magic back into the real world. The Fairy Books, compiled by famous Scottish novelist and poet Andrew Lang, are widely considered among some of the best collections ever compiled.

'Some of the first, and best, stories we ever hear in our lives.' - Washington Post
By:   Andrew Lang
Illustrated by:   Henry J. Ford
Imprint:   Skyhorse Publishing
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Volume:   5
Dimensions:   Height: 213mm,  Width: 165mm,  Spine: 25mm
Weight:   660g
ISBN:   9781631585678
ISBN 10:   1631585673
Series:   Andrew Lang Fairy Book Series
Pages:   360
Publication Date:   01 September 2020
Recommended Age:   From 8 to 14 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Andrew Lang was a Scottish poet, novelist, and literary critic, as well as a well-known collector of fairy tales. He was born in Selkirk, Scotland. Throughout his lifetime, he wrote, edited, collected, or contributed to more than 150 works, most notable of which are his Fairy Books. He died on July 20th, 1912, at age 68. Henry J. Ford was an esteemed, prolific artist and illustrator from England, who developed his talent during the period known as the Golden Age of Illustration. He was catapulted into the public eye upon providing illustrations for Andrew Lang's Fairy Books. His fame and success peaked when his art was featured in works by C. R. L Fletcher and Rudyard Kipling. He continued to illustrate classic works until he died in 1941.

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