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Andrew Lang’s Fairy Books series

Andrew Lang’s Fairy Books, also known as ‘Christmas Books,’ are a series of twenty-five collections of true and fictional stories for children, published between 1889 and 1913. In all, the volumes feature 798 stories, besides the 153 poems in The Blue Poetry Book. Here is the order of publication:

Books in the Andrew Lang’s Fairy Books series:

The All Sorts of Stories Book (1911)

Thirty stories of adventure & magic, collected and retold by Andrew Lang.

Author: Andrew Lang
Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Illustrator: H. J. Ford

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The Animal Story Book (1896)

Here are 66 illustrated tales, mostly true, about creatures of land, sea, and air.

Author: Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator: H. J. Ford

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The Arabian Nights Entertainments (1898)

Tales selected from The Thousand Nights and a Night.

Author: Anonymous
Illustrator: H. J. Ford

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The Arabian Nights Entertainments (1969)

Tales from The Thousand Nights and a Night, include all of the adventures of Sindbad the sailor.

Author: Anonymous
Illustrator: H. J. Ford

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The Blue Fairy Book (1949)

Fairy tales from France and Germany, Scotland and England and Scandinavia. Drawn from the Brothers Grimm, Madame d’Aulnoy, the Arabian Nights and Norway and more.

Author: Andrew Lang
Illustrator: Ben Kutcher

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The Blue Fairy Book (1889)

A wide range of fairy tales, with seven from the Brothers Grimm, five from Madame d’Aulnoy, three from the Arabian Nights, and four Norwegian fairytales, among other sources.

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.

Author: Various
Illustrator: H. J. Ford
Jacomb Hood

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The Blue Fairy Book (1889)

A wide range of fairy tales, with seven from the Brothers Grimm, five from Madame d’Aulnoy, three from the Arabian Nights, and four Norwegian fairytales, among other sources.

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.

Author: Various
Illustrator: John Lawrence

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The Blue Fairy Book (1965)

A wide range of fairy tales, with seven from the Brothers Grimm, five from Madame d’Aulnoy, three from the Arabian Nights, and four Norwegian fairytales, among other sources.

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.

Author: Various
Illustrator: H. J. Ford
Jacomb Hood
Various

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The Blue Fairy Book (1965)

A wide range of fairy tales, with seven from the Brothers Grimm, five from Madame d’Aulnoy, three from the Arabian Nights, and four Norwegian fairytales, among other sources.

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.

Author: Various
Illustrator: H. J. Ford
Jacomb Hood

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The Blue Poetry Book (1891)

The purpose of this collection is to provide children with great poems.

Author: Various
Illustrator: H. J. Ford
Lancelot Speed

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The Book of Princes and Princesses (1908)

A book of fairy tales based on real princes and princesses.

Author: Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Illustrator: H. J. Ford

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The Book of Romance (1902)

A collection of romances, chiefly from the Arthurian cycle.

Author: Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator: H. J. Ford

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The Book of Saints and Heroes (1912)

A collection of biographies of saints and heroes.

Author: Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Illustrator: H. J. Ford

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The Brown Fairy Book (1904)

Stories from many different cultures.

Author: Andrew Lang
Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator: H. J. Ford

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The Crimson Fairy Book (1947)

A collection of fairy tales mainly from European sources.

Author: Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator: Ben Kutcher

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The Crimson Fairy Book (1903)

A collection of traditional fairy tales, mainly from Europe.

Author: Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator: H. J. Ford

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The Green Fairy Book (1892)

This is the third collection of fairy tales edited by Andrew Lang.

Author: Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator: H. J. Ford

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The Green Fairy Book (1978)

This is the third collection of fairy tales edited by Andrew Lang. This new edition from Brian Alderson features many corrections and a few new translations.

Author: Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator: Antony Maitland

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The Grey Fairy Book (1900)

A collection of fairy stories from around the world.

Author: Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator: H. J. Ford

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The Lilac Fairy Book (1910)

A collection of international fairy tales.

Author: Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Et al
Illustrator: H. J. Ford

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