(1930 - )
Brian Alderson is a British author, editor, translator, critic and historian of children’s books.
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The Blue Fairy Book (1975)
The Blue Fairy Book was the first volume in the series and so it contains some of the best known tales, taken from a variety of sources.
This edition edited by Brian Alderson eliminates some of the weaker tales and corrects errors in others.
A Book of Bosh (1975)
An anthology of lyrics and prose.
The Green Fairy Book (1978)
The Pink Fairy Book (1982)
A collection of fairy tales from many lands. Brian Alderson has pruned, corrected and retranslated some of the stories for this edition.
The Red Fairy Book (1976)
In this the second of his fairy books, Andrew Lang does take a hand in the writing. This edition was edited by Brian Alderson who has eliminated a few stories and supplied stronger translations for others.