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The Brown Fairy Book

by Andrew Lang


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Title Page
What the Rose did to the Cypress
Ball-carrier and the Bad One
How Ball-carrier Finished His Task
The Bunyip
Father Grumbler
The Story of the Yara
The Cunning Hare
The Turtle and His Bride
How Geirald The Coward Was Punished
How the Little Brother Set Free His Big Brothers
The Sacred Milk of Koumongoe
The Wicked Wolverine
The Husband of the Rat's Daughter
The Mermaid and the Boy
Pivi and Kabo
The Elf Maiden
How Some Wild Animals Became Tame Ones
Fortune and the Wood-Cutter
The Enchanted Head
The Sister of the Sun
The Prince and the Three Fates
The Fox and the Lapp
Kisa the Cat
The Lion and the Cat
Which was the Foolishest?
Asmund and Signy
Story of the King Who Would Be Stronger Than Fate
Story of Wali Dad the Simple-Hearted
Tale of a Tortoise and of a Mischievous Monkey
The Knights of the Fish