The Yellow Fairy (The Witch And Her Servants And Other Stories)
by Andrew Lang
It is almost impossible to envision what childhood would be like without the enchanting world of fairyland. Princes and princesses, flying dragons, monsters and magicians, giants and dwarfs, ogres and fairies—these are the companions who thrill youngsters of all lands and times.
This book contains 19 such tales. Coming from all quarters of the world, including France, England, Germany, Russia, Hungary, Poland, Iceland and America, the stories provide rich insight into the lives and cultures of different peoples. Narrated in clear, lively and easy to understand language, the tales are enriched with beautiful illustrations.
About the Author:-
Andrew Lang (1844-1912), a poet, novelist and literary critic, is best known as one of the important collectors of folk and fairy tales. Educated at St. Andrews University and Balliol College, Oxford, he soon made a reputation as one of the most versatile writers of the day. Besides his twelve books of fairies, Lang has to his credit a long list of books, the important being Custom and Myth, Myth, Ritual and Religion, Making of Religion, Social Origins, The Book of Dreams and Ghosts, and Magic and Religion.