A Child’s Book of Stories

by Penrhyn W. Coussens


Description:  A choice collection of favorite fairy tales, to delight children of all ages. The 86 stories selected for this collection include folk tales from England, Norway, and India, as well as the best fairy tales from Grimm, Andersen, and Perrault. The volume also contains a handful of fables from Aesop and several tales from the Arabian Nights.


Additional information:

Ages:  ​5-9
Length:  589 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  ​Black and white (paperback)
                     Color (ebook)
Year published:  2008
ISBN:  978-1-59915-248-6
Genres:  Literature, Fairy Tales

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Table of Contents

1. Hansel and Grettel
2. Goldilocks; or The Three Bears 
3. Snow-white and Rose-red
4. Beauty and the Beast 
5. The Goose-Girl 
6. Cinderella; or, The Little Glass Slipper 
7. Red Riding Hood 
8. The Babes in the Wood 
9. Jack and the Bean-Stalk 
10. The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood 
11. The Brave Tin Soldier 
12. The Enchanted Hind 
13. Little Thumb 
14. The History of Little Golden Hood 
15. The Story of Pretty Goldilocks 
16. The Princess on the Glass Hill 
17. The Yellow Dwarf 
18. Tom Thumb 
19. The Story of Mr. Vinegar 
20. The Sun and the Wind 
21. The Lion and the Mouse 
22. The Dog and His Image 
23. The Tortoise and the Hare 
24. The Fox and the Grapes 
25. The Straw, the Coal, and the Bean 
26. The Golden Goose 
27. The Fox and the Little Red Hen 
28. The Little Red Hen and the Grain of Wheat 
29. The Gingerbread Man 
30. The Wolf and the Seven Young Goslings 
31. Mr. Miacca 
32. The Cat and the Mouse 
33. The Foolhardy Frogs and the Stork 
34. Tired of Being a Little Girl 
35. The Pancake 
36. The Fox and the Rabbit 
37. Henny Penny 
38. The Old Woman and Her Pig 
39. Teeny Tiny 
40. So-So 
41. Why? 
42. The Fir Tree 
43. The Magic Swan 

44. The Ragamuffins
45. The Fox as Herdsman 
46. Three Billy Goats Gruff 
47. How Jack Went to Seek His Fortune 
48. Puss in Boots; or, The Master Cat 
49. Blue Beard 
50. The Brave Little Tailor 
51. Hans in Luck 
52. The Nose 
53. The Selfish Sparrow and the Houseless Crows 
54. The White Cat 
55. The Crow and the Pitcher 
56. Why the Sea Is Salt 
57. The Lion in His Den 
58. The Boy Who Cried "Wolf!" 
59. Tit for Tat 
60. Hercules and the Wagoner 
61. The Lambikin 
62. Diamonds and Toads 
63. The Magpie's Nest 
64. The Elves and the Shoemaker 
65. Why the Bear is Stumpy-Tailed 
66. The Ugly Duckling 
67. The Field Mouse and the Town Mouse 
68. The Six Comrades 
69. Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp 
70. One, Two, Three 
71. History of Five Little Pigs
72. The Story of the Three Little Pigs 
73. Jack the Giant Killer 
74. I Don't Care 
75. Titty Mouse Tatty Mouse
76. The Story of the House That Jack Built 
77. Dick Whittington and His Cat 
78. Ali Baba; or, The Forty Thieves 
79. Rumpelstiltzkin; or, The Miller's Daughter 
80. Little Totty 
81. Lazy Jack 
82. Tom Tit Tot 
83. The Unseen Giant 
84. The Three Spinners 
85. The Water-Lily; or, The Gold-Spinners 
86. Snowdrop

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