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Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks

William Elliot Griffis

Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks

by William Elliot Griffis

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Published by IndyPublish.com .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore & Mythology - Folklore,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11648737M
    ISBN 101404387862
    ISBN 109781404387867

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Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks [William Elliot Griffis, Rachael R. Elmer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks/5(26). Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. William Elliot Griffis, D.D., L.H.

() /5. The biggest port in Europe is in the Dutch city of Rotterdam. The collection of folktales from Holland consists of one book with 21 folktales. Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks. The collector of these tales lived between and He inserted close to two dozen stories in this volume.

The stories reflect life in Holland where there are many lakes, where people wear wooden shoes, love cheese, and have quant customs/5(18). DUTCH FAIRY TALES FOR YOUNG FOLKS By WILLIAM ELLIOT GRIFFIS Author of "The Firefly's Lovers," "The Unmannerly Tiger," "Brave Little Holland," "Bonnie Scotland," etc.

CONTENTS. THE ENTANGLED MERMAID. THE BOY WHO WANTED MORE CHEESE. THE PRINCESS WITH TWENTY PETTICOATS. THE CAT AND THE CRADLE. PRINCE SPIN. William Elliot Griffis popularized these fairy tales as children’s stories across the world with his collection “Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks.” Enter the fairy rings and dance until dawn with these scintillating tales of traditional rural life that intersect with the.

Buy Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks by Griffis, William Elliot (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6). Fairy tales, and works derived from fairy tales, are still written today.

The older fairy tales were intended for an audience of adults as well as children, but they were associated with children as early as the writings of the pr'ecieuses the Brothers Grimm titled their collection Children's and Household Tales, and the link with children has. Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks.

Notes: Contains 21 Dutch folktales. Author: William Elliot Griffis Published: Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York. Dutch fairy tales for young folks. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co., [©] (OCoLC) Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: William Elliot Griffis.

A darling collection of Dutch fairy tales presented by William Griffis. Starting with The Entangled Mermaid and ending with Why the Stork Loves Holland, these 20 stories are all entertaining and. InWilliam Elliot Griffis wrote down and translated Dutch folk tales, and published in the book, Dutch Fairy Tales for Young them the story of The Legend of the Wooden Shoe clearly begins with fragments of Druidic mythology in the ancient Netherlands retold for children: "In years long gone, too many for the almanac to tell of, or for clocks and watches to.

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Summary A collection of over twenty Dutch fairy tales including The Entangled Mermaid, The Princess with Twenty. Book Excerpt anted more cheese. When unusually greedy, she twitted him as a boy "worse than Butter-and-Eggs"; that is, as troublesome as the yellow and white plant, called toad-flax, is to the farmer--very pretty, but nothing but a weed.

A darling collection of Dutch fairy tales presented by William Griffis. Starting with The Entangled Mermaid and ending with Why the Stork Loves Holland, these 20 stories are all entertaining and well written. Children of all ages should love to hear them.

- Summary by Phil chenevert. Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks Contents: The entangled mermaid -- The boy who wanted more cheese -- The princess with twenty petticoats -- The cat and the cradle -- Prince Spin Head and Miss Snow White -- The boar with the golden bristles -- The ice king and his wonderful grandchild -- The elves and their antics -- The kabouters and the.

Long ago, in Dutch Fairy Land, there lived a young mermaid who was very proud of her good looks. She was one of a family of mere or lake folks dwelling not far from the sea.

Her home was a great pool of water that was half salt and half fresh, for it lay around an island near the mouth of a river. Part of the day, when the sea tides were out. Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Griffis, William Elliot, Dutch fairy tales for young folks.

New York: Thomas Y. Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks:Large print by William Elliot Griffis One summer's evening, after a good scolding, which he deserved well, Klaas moped and, almost crying, went to bed in bad humor.

He had teased each one of his Pages:. A collection of over twenty Dutch fairy tales including: The Entangled Mermaid, The Princess with Twenty Petticoats, and Why the Stork Loves Holland.

You can also read a copy of 'Dutch Fairy Tales For Young Folks' by going to the International Children's Digital Library, a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.DUTCH FAIRY TALES FOR YOUNG FOLKS Audio Preview A darling collection of Dutch fairy tales presented by William Griffis.

Starting with The Entangled Mermaid and ending with Why the Stork Loves Holland, these 20 stories are all entertaining and well written. Children will love to hear you reading them and none are very long.Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks. William Elliot Griffis.

Publisher Description. Long ago, in Dutch Fairy Land, there lived a family of mere or lake folks dwelling not far from the sea. Their home was a great pool of water, half salt and half fresh -- for it lay around an island near the mouth of a river.

Swimming out in the salt water, the.