Reader's Digest

The World's Best Fairy Tales

1990 (Copyright)

Main Details
Credits
Publisher Reader's Digest
Editor Reader's Digest
Designed by Reader's Digest
Illustrator Katriina Viljamaa-Rissanen
Printed and Bound by Everbest Printing Co., Ltd.
Contributing Writer Charles Perrault
Contributing Writer Zacharias Topelius
Contributing Writer Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm*
Retold/Rewritten by Joseph Jacobs
Contributing Writer Traditional: Spanish
Contributing Writer Hans Christian Andersen
Contributing Writer Traditional: English
Contributing Writer Traditional: French
Contributing Writer Traditional: Japanese
Contributing Writer Frédéric Macler
Contributing Writer Peter C. Asbjörnsen and Jörgen E. Moe*
Contributing Writer Madame de Villeneuve
Translated by Wanda Gág
Contributing Writer Traditional: Finnish
Translated by A. E. Johnson
Retold/Rewritten by Veronica S. Hutchinson
Contributing Writer Traditional: Scandinavian
Contributing Writer Traditional: German
Translated by May Sellar
Contributing Writer Traditional: Hungarian
Contributing Writer Traditional: Italian
Translated by Antoine Galland
Contributing Writer J. C. Harris*
Contributing Writer Robert Southey
Contributing Writer Traditional: Punjabi
Translated by Paul Leyssac
Contributing Writer Traditional: French
Retold/Rewritten by Joel Lehtonen
Retold/Rewritten by Virginia Haviland
Contributing Writer Henri Carnoy
Contributing Writer Traditional: Polish
Retold/Rewritten by Clara M. Lewis
Retold/Rewritten by Raul Roine
Contributing Writer Charles Marelles*
Works
Date
Copyright 1990
Identifying Codes
ISBN 10 0 86438 117 4
Format Hardback
Publication Location Sydney, London, New York, Montreal, Cape Town
Genre
Page Count / Font 400 pages
Language English
Chapters Cinderella
(Charles Perrault, Andrew Lang Collection)

Sampo the Lapp
(Zacharias Topelius)

Snow White and Rose Red
(Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm)

The Three Little Pigs
(Old English Tale, retold by Joseph Jacobs)

Tom Thumb
(Old English Tale, retold by Joseph Jacobs)

The Golden Goose
(Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm)

The Hedgehog and the Rabbit
(Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm)

Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp
(Arabian Nights)

The Half-chick
(Old Spanish Tale, Andrew Lang Collection)

The Nightingale
(Hans Christian Andersen, Andrew Lang Collection)

Jack and the Beanstalk
(Old English Tale, Andrew Lang Collection)

The Snow Queen
(Hans Christian Andersen, Andrew Lang Collection)

Sleeping Beauty
(Old French Tale, Andrew Lang Collection)

Two Frogs
(From Tales of Japan, Andrew Lang Collection)

The Golden-headed Fish
(Adapted by Frederic Macler, Andrew Lang Collection)

The Sorcerer's Apprentice
(Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm, translated by Wanda Gág)

Thumbelina
(Hans Christian Andersen, Andrew Lang Collection)

Why the sea is salt
(Peter C. Asbjörnsen and Jörgen E. Moe, Andrew Lang Collection)

Beauty and the Beast
(Madame de Villeneuve, Andrew Lang Collection)

Thomas Freefork
(Old Finnish Tale)

Puss in Boots
(Charles Perrault, translated by A. E. Johnson)

Billy Beg and His Bull
(Old Irish Tale, retold by Veronica S. Hutchinson)

Little One Eye, Little Two Eyes and Little Three Eyes
(Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm)

The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse
(Old Scandinavian Tale, Collection of Kate Douglas Wiggin and Nora Archiband Smith)

Twelve Dancing Princesses
(Old German Tale, Andrew Lang Collection)

Rumpelstiltzkin
(Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm, translated by May Sellar)

Seven Simons
(Old Hungarian Tale, Andrew Lang Collection)

The Colony of Cats
(Old Italian Tale, Andrew Lang Collection)

The Magic Carpet
(Arabian Nights, translated by Antoine Galland)

Three Billy Goats Gruff
(Peter C. Asbjörnsen and Jörgen E. Moe, retold by Veronica S. Hutchinson)

Red Riding Hood
(Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm, Collection of Mrs E. V. Lucas, Lucy Crane and Marian Edwardes)

The Man Who Lost Everything
(Peter C. Asbjörnsen and Jörgen E. Moe)

The Starry-eyed Shepherd
(Old Hungarian Tale)

Brer Rabbit Gets the Meat
(Adapted from J. C. Harris "Uncle Remus" stories)

The Tinderbox
(Hans Christian Andersen, Andrew Lang Collection)

The Castle of Soria-Moria
(Peter C. Asbjörnsen and Jörgen E. Moe)

The Ugly Duckling
(Hans Christian Andersen)

Doctor Know-It-All
(Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm, translated by Wanda Gág)

The Three Bears
(Robert Southey, L. Leslie Brooke Collection)

Five Wise Words
(Old Punjabi Tale, Andrew Lang Collection)

The Little Mermaid
(Hans Christian Andersen, translated by Paul Leyssac)

The Sunniest House in the World
(Old Finnish Tale)

Rapunzel
(Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm, translated by May Sellar)

The Magic Kettle
(From Japanese Tales, Andrew Lang Collection)

The Old Woman and the Rabbit's Foot
(Old Finnish Tale, retold by Joel Lehtonen)

The White Cat
(Old French Tale)

Snegourka, the Snow Maiden
(Old Russian Tale, retold by Virginia Haviland)

The Musicians of Bremen
(Old German Tale, Collection of Kate Douglas Wiggin and Nora Archibald Smith)

The Bronze Ring
(Henri Carnoy, Andrew Lang Collection)

A Horned Goat
(Old Polish Tale, translated by Lucia Merecka Borski and Kate B. Miller)

The Steadfast Tin Soldier
(Hans Christian Andersen, Andrew Lang Collection)

Willie the Fiddler
(Peter C. Asbjörnsen and Jörgen E. Moe)

Chicken Little
(Old English Tale, retold by Clara M. Lewis)

The Boy Who Kept a Secret
(From Folk Tales of the Magyars, Andrew Lang Collection)

The Emperor's New Clothes
(Hans Christian Andersen, Andrew Lang Collection)

East of the Sun and West of the Moon
(Peter C. Asbjörnsen and Jörgen E. Moe, Andrew Lang Collection)

The Princess on the Glass Hill
(Peter C. Asbjörnsen and Jörgen E. Moe, Andrew Lang Collection)

The Potter's Son
(Old Finnish Tale, retold by Raul Roine)

It's Perfectly True!
(Hans Christian Andersen, translated by Paul Leyssac)

The Princess and the Pea
(Hans Christian Andersen, Collection of Kate Douglas Wiggin and Nora Archibald Smith)

The Pied Piper of Hamelin
(Charles Marelles, Andrew Lang Collection)

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
(Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm, translated by May Sellar)

Sindbad the Sailor
(Arabian Nights, translated by Antoine Galland)
Notes Printed and bound in Hong Kong

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