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title: folk tales every child should know
author: various
release date: february 24, 2005 [ebook #15164]
language: english
character set encoding: ascii
*** start of this project gutenberg ebook folk tales every child should know ***

produced by juliet sutherland, patricia a. benoy, and the online
distributed proofreading team.
[illustration: an indian brave]
folk tales
every child should know
edited by

hamilton wright mabie
[illustration]
the what-every-child-should-know-library
_published by_
doubleday, doran & co., inc., _for_

the parents' institute, inc.
_publishers of "the parents' magazine"_
9 east 40th street, new york

acknowledgments
the editor and publishers wish to express their appreciation to the
following firms for permission to use the material indicated:

to messrs. g.p. putnam's sons for "why the sea is salt," "the lad who
went to the north wind," "the lad and the deil," and "ananzi and the
lion," by sir george webbe dasent, d.c.l.; to the macmillan company, new
york, for "the grateful foxes" and "the badger's money," by a.b.
mitford; to messrs. macmillan & company, london, for "the origin of
rubies," by rev. lal behari day; to messrs. charles scribner's sons for
"the dun horse," by george bird grinnell; to messrs. little, brown &
company for "the peasant story of napoleon," by honore de balzac; to
messrs. houghton, mifflin & company for "why brother bear has no tail,"
by joel chandler harris, and for the following selections from "sixty
folk tales, from exclusively slavonic sources," translated by a.h.
wratislaw, m.a.:--"long, broad, and sharpsight," "intelligence and
luck," "george and the goat," "the wonderful hair," "the dragon and the
prince," and "the good children."

contents

introduction
chapter
i.

hans in luck
from grimm's fairy tales.
ii.

why the sea is salt
from "popular tales from the
norse," by sir george webbe
dasent, d.c.l.

iii. the lad who went to the north wind
from "popular tales from the
norse," by sir george webbe
dasent, d.c.l.

iv.

the lad and the deil
from "popular tales from the
norse," by sir george webbe
dasent, d.c.l.

v.

ananzi and the lion
from "popular tales from the
norse," by sir george webbe
dasent, d.c.l.

vi.

the grateful foxes
from "tales of old japan," by
a.b. mitford.

vii.

the badger's money
from "tales of old japan," by
a.b. mitford.

viii.
why brother bear has no tail
from "nights with uncle remus,"
by joel chandler harris.
ix.

the origin of rubies
from "folk tales of bengal,"
by rev. lal behari day.

x.

long, broad, and sharpsight
translated from the bohemian
by a.h. wratislaw, m.a., in
"sixty folk tales, from exclusively
slavonic sources."

xi.

intelligence and luck
translated from the bohemian
by a.h. wratislaw, m.a., in
"sixty folk tales, from exclusively
slavonic sources."

xii.

george with the goat
translated from the bohemian
by a.h. wratislaw, m.a., in
"sixty folk tales, from exclusively
slavonic sources."

xiii.

the wonderful hair
translated from the serbian by
a.h. wratislaw, m.a., in "sixty
folk tales, from exclusively slavonic
sources."

xiv.

the dragon and the prince
translated from the serbian
by a.h. wratislaw, m.a., in
"sixty folk tales, from exclusively
slavonic sources."

xv.

the good children
a little russian story of galicia.
translated by a.h.
wratislaw, m.a., in "sixty
folk tales, from exclusively
slavonic sources."

xvi.

the dun horse
from "pawnee hero stories
and folk tales," by george
bird grinnell.

xvii.

the greedy youngster
from the norwegian tale of
peter christen asbjoernsen.

xviii. hans, who made the princess laugh
from the norwegian tale of
peter christen asbjoernsen.

xix.
the story of tom tit tot

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