The Violet Fairy Book


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(4.3 stars; 46 reviews)

Andrew Lang’s Violet Fairy Book (1901) was a beautifully produced and illustrated edition of fairy tales that has become a classic. This was one of many other collections of fairy tales, collectively known as Andrew Lang’s Fairy Books. (Summary by Wikipedia) (10 hr 4 min)

Chapters

00 - Preface 4:29 Read by BDSEmpire
01 - A Tale of the Tontlawald 33:31 Read by Sandra Estenson
02 - The Finest Liar in the World 7:44 Read by Eden Rea-Hedrick
03 - The Story of Three Wonderful Beggars 15:30 Read by Christopher Webber
04 - Schippeitaro 5:17 Read by Julia Niedermaier
05 - The Three Princes and Their Beasts 16:21 Read by Patti Cunningham
06 - The Goat's Ears of the Emperor Trojan 5:40 Read by David Lawrence
07 - The Nine Pea-Hens and the Golden Apples 20:12 Read by Christopher Webber
08 - The Lute Player 9:55 Read by Eden Rea-Hedrick
09 - The Grateful Prince 35:40 Read by Jeannie Tirado
10 - The Child Who Came from an Egg 19:00 Read by Jeannie Tirado
11 - Stan Bolovan 24:06 Read by Bellona Times
12 - The Two Frogs 3:54 Read by David Lawrence
13 - The Story of a Gazelle 32:13 Read by Vin Reilly
14 - How a Fish Swam in the Air and a Hare in the Water 7:12 Read by Kalynda
15 - Two in a Sack 8:52 Read by Sherri Vance
16 - The Envious Neighbour 7:57 Read by Julia Niedermaier
17 - The Fairy of the Dawn 52:24 Read by Vin Reilly
18 - The Enchanted Knife 4:59 Read by April Gonzales
19 - Jesper Who Herded The Hares 18:15 Read by Eden Rea-Hedrick
20 - The Underground Workers 12:55 Read by dflute
21 - The History of Dwarf Long Nose 45:19 Read by Karen Howard
22 - The Nunda, Eater of People 21:38 Read by Derek
23 - The Story of Hassebu 11:45 Read by BDSEmpire
24 - The Maiden With the Wooden Helmet 8:58 Read by Pamela Krantz
25 - The Monkey and the Jelly-Fish 8:06 Read by Pamela Krantz
26 - The Headless Dwarfs 15:57 Read by Derek
27 - The Young Man Who Would Have His Eyes Opened 8:14 Read by Pamela Krantz
28 - The Boys With the Golden Stars 16:51 Read by Suebee
29 - The Frog 7:48 Read by J. Carl Brown
30 - The Princess Who Was Hidden Underground 5:25 Read by Kalynda
31 - The Girl Who Pretended to be a Boy 41:34 Read by Jeannie Tirado
32 - The Story of Halfman 21:32 Read by Derek
33 - The Prince Who Wanted to See the World 11:09 Read by Julia Niedermaier
34 - Virgilius the Sorcerer 21:38 Read by BDSEmpire
35 - Mogarzea and His Son 12:27 Read by Tonya Ross

Reviews

(5 stars)

love the idea of getting lots and lots of stories together!

I wish I new the athours

(4 stars)

An amazing classic

(5 stars)

I love and have loved this book since I was 3. An instant classic.

very interesting

(2.5 stars)

I really like the stories in this book