Category: The Brown Fairy Book

THE BROWN FAIRY BOOK By Various Edited by Andrew Lang Dedicated to Diana Scott Lang Preface The stories in this Fairy Book come from all quarters of the world. For example, the adventures of ‘Ball-Carrier and the Bad One’ are told by Red Indian grandmothers to Red Indian children who never go to school, nor see pen and ink.

Ball-carrier and the Bad One

What the Rose did to the Cypress

The Lion and the Cat

Fortune and the Wood-Cutter

Tale of a Tortoise and of a Mischievous Monkey

The Elf Maiden

Story of Wali Dad the Simple-Hearted

Father Grumbler

Which was the Foolishest?

The Sacred Milk of Koumongoe

The Story of the Yara

Kisa the Cat

The Sister of the Sun

How Geirald The Coward Was Punished

The Prince and the Three Fates