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Fairy Tales in Different Cultures



Cinderella

This is a list of books I will be looking at. I will decide after reading them whether to post about them or not, but wanted to share them with you. I also made a sheet to compare the story to the more common one. It can be found here.

Cinderella and the Fairy Godmother
Cinderella and Fairy Godmother William Henry Margetson [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Snow White:


Rapunzel

Sleeping Beauty
Henry Meynell Rheam - Sleeping Beauty
Sleeping Beauty By Henry Meynell Rheam [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons


Jack and the Beanstalk

Journeys through Bookland - a new and original plan for reading applied to the world's best literature for children (1922) (14783256495)
Jack and the Beanstalk By Internet Archive Book Images 
[No restrictions], via Wikimedia Commons
Rumpelstiltskin
Blue Fairy Book-Rumpelstiltskin
from the Blue Fairy Book By Ricardo Maragna, Andrew Lang (Editor), H.J. Ford and G.P. Jacomb Hood (illustrators) [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons



Mulan

The Arabian Nights

Arabian Nights Images - Lacy Hussar
The Arabian Nights Image By Lacy Hussar 
(http://www.beledy.net/sherezzah/AN-LH.HTM) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

6 comments:

  1. Rough-Faced Girl is one of my girls' favorites, as well as some of the Asian versions.

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  2. You might enjoy a book that I had as a child in the 1950s called Shirley Temple Storybook. It is available on Amazon for about $6 used. It is an anthology of fairy tales from many cultures, some of them my favorites to this day. I believe there about a dozen stories in it and beautiful illustrations also.

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