The Lilac Fairy Book
The Lilac Fairy Book is a collection of short fiction comprised of over thirty tales ranging from a variety of descents, including Portuguese, Irish, British, and Celtic. Each tale is written in lively prose, depicting unforgettable characters. In The Brown Bear of Norway, a kind-hearted princess falls in love with a prince who is cursed to live as a bear by day. The Enchanted Deer follows a fisherman's son named Ian, who, after his father's death, decides to leave the home of his widowed mother in search of suitable shelter in the countryside. Before he can find a reliable residence, Ian meets an enchanted deer who is mysteriously willing to assist the boy in his endeavors, asking little in return. With stories ranging in origins, lengths, and tones, The Lilac Fairy Book by Andrew and Leonora Lang provides a charming experience that allows readers to learn about different cultures. Featuring folklore both rare and classic, The Lilac Fairy Book is wonderfully written and is engaging for a wide audience. This edition of The Lilac Fairy Book by Andrew and Leonora Lang now features an eye-catching new cover design and is printed in a font that is both modern and readable. With these accommodations, this edition of The Lilac Fairy Book creates an accessible and pleasant reading experience for modern audiences while restoring the original imagination and mastery of Andrew and Leonora Lang's work.