American fairy tales : from Rip Van Winkle to the Rootabaga stories / compiled by Neil Philip ; illustrated by Michael McCurdy ; preface by Alison Lurie

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Subjects: Fairy tales--United States
Children's stories, American
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Juvenile
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : Hyperion, c1996
LC Classification: P, PZ
Additional Authors: Philip, Neil
Ill : McCurdy, Michael
Notes: LCCN: 95049143 /AC
ISBN: 0786802073 (trade)
ISBN: 078682171X (lib.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 158-159)
Summary: Includes works and discussion of Washington Irving, Horace E. Scudder, M.S.B., Frank Stockton, Howard Pyle, Louisa May Alcott, L. Frank Baum, Laura E. Richards, Ruth Plumly Thompson, Will Bradley, Carl Sandburg, and Neil Philip
Contents: Rip Van Winkle / Washington Irving -- Feathertop / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The rich man's place / Horace E. Scudder -- What they did not do on the birthday of Jacob Abbott B., familiarly called Snibbuggledyboozledom / M.S.B. -- The bee-man of Orn / Frank Stockton -- The apple of contentment / Howard Pyle -- Rosy's journey / Louisa May Alcott -- The glass dog / L. Frank Baum -- The golden windows / Laura E. Richards -- The princess who could not dance / Ruth Plumly Thompson -- The lad and Luck's house / Will Bradley -- How they broke away to go to the Rootabaga Country / Carl Sandburg
Physical Description: 160 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
OCLC Number: 33818894
ISBN/ISSN: 0786802073
078682171X

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