The Penguin Book of English folktales / edited by Neil Philip

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Subjects: Tales--England
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: London ; New York : Penguin Books, c1992
LC Classification: G, GR
Table of Contents: Acknowledgements
Introduction
Author's Note
Jack and the Beanstalk 1
Jack the Giant Killer 11
Clever Jack 18
The Little Red Hairy Man 21
Jack the Butter-milk 24
Lazy Jack 26
The Grey Castle 29
Lousy Jack and His Eleven Brothers 37
The Magic Knapsack 41
The History of the Four Kings 43
The Green Lady 58
The Old Witch 63
The Small-Tooth Dog 69
The Glass Mountain 72
Three Feathers 76
Sorrow and Love 80
De Little Fox 86
De Little Bull-Calf 91
The Frog Lover 95
The Frog Sweetheart 97
Snow-White 102
Tom Tit Tot 111
The Gypsy Woman 118
Cap o' Rushes 122
The Ass, the Table and the Stick 127
The Story of Mr Vinegar 133
The Golden Ball 136
Mr Miacca 140
The Rose-Tree 143
The Pear-Drum 147
The Flyin' Childer 150
The Story of Mr Fox 158
Bobby Rag 163
Doctor Forster 166
Captain Murderer 187
The Wooden Leg 193
Wanted, a Husband 197
The Hand of Glory 199
The Old Man at the White House 201
The Golden Arm 203
The Story of the Three Little Pigs 206
The Old Woman and Her Pig 209
Titty Mouse and Tatty Mouse 212
The Story of Chicken-licken 215
Nursery Tale 218
The Tin Can at the Cow's Tail 219
Happy Boz'll 222
Appy and the Conger Eel 224
Hawks's Men at the Battle of Waterloo 227
The Austwick Carles 229
The Three Big Sillies 232
The Miser and His Wife 236
Stupid's Mistaken Cries 238
The Doctor's Pestle 241
The Landlord and the Farmer's Boy 242
The Lad who was Never Hungry 244
Bad Meat 245
The Doctor and the Trapper 246
Not So Bad After All 247
The Wrong Train 248
The New Church Organ 249
Moved by the Spirit 251
Abraham's Bosom 252
The Maid who Wanted to Marry 253
The Wife's Request 254
The Parsons' Meeting 255
The Penzance Solicitor 256
By Line and Rule 258
The Sale of a Wife 259
The Socialist Convert 260
The Railway Ticket 262
Box About 263
His Highness's Joke 265
The Turnip and the Horse 266
The Miller with the Golden Thumb 267
Four Jests of Sir Nicholas le Strange 268
The Bishop and the Doorbell 271
The Independent Bishop 272
The Miller at the Professor's Examination 274
The Building of the Wrekin 277
How Far is it to Shrewsbury? 279
Carn Galva, and the Giant of the Carn 281
The Giant of Dalton Mill 284
Tommy Lindrum 286
Jack o' Kent 288
Legends of Sir Francis Drake 293
Biard's Leap 296
The Prophecy 298
The Spotted Dog 299
The Witch Wife 300
The Witch Hare 302
Watching for the Milk-Stealer 304
The Hart Hall Hob 307
My Ainsell 309
The Fairy Bairn 310
The Fairy Changeling 311
Skillywidden 313
Nursing a Fairy 317
The Adventure of Cherry of Zennor 320
Fairies Down the Lane 327
The Pisky Ring 333
The Merry-Maid 335
Droll of the Mermaid 337
Johnny Reed! Johnny Reed! 346
Jahn Tergagle the Steward 347
The Roaring Bull of Bagbury 349
The Owl was a Baker's Daughter 351
The Curse of the Shoemaker 352
The First Smith 353
The Haunted Widower 356
The Waff 357
The Pilot's Ghost Story 358
The Man-Monkey 360
Billy B-'s Adventure 362
The Ghostly Woolpack 364
The Haunted Barn 365
The Shepherd and the Crows 366
Bodmin Assizes 367
The Girl in the Train 368
The Ghost at the Dance 372
The Tell-Tale Sword 373
Mr Akroyd's Adventure 375
In a Haunted House 377
The Dauntless Girl 382
Dowser and Sam 386
The Devil and the Farmer 391
The Naturalist and the Devil 394
How the Hedgehog Ran the Devil to Death 395
Kentsham Bell 396
The Master and His Pupil 399
Chips 402
The Candle 407
The Green Mist 409
The Pale Rider 416
The Wizard of Alderley Edge 417
Further Reading 421
Tale Type Index 425
Additional Authors: Philip, Neil
Notes: LCCN: 94121531
ISBN: 0140139761 :$13.00 ($12.99 Can. : £7.99 U.K.)
"A Penguin original"--Cover
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description: xxxix, 428 p. ; 20 cm
OCLC Number: 30517543
ISBN/ISSN: 0140139761

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