The Violet Fairy Book

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The Violet Fairy Book  (1901) 
by Andrew Lang
This book is a collection of various fairy tales, available at Project Gutenberg.


  • A Tale of the Tontlawald
  • The finest Liar in the World
  • The Story of three wonderful Beggars
  • Schippeitaro
  • The Three Princes and their Beasts
  • The Goat's Ears of the Emperor Trojan
  • The Nine Pea-hens and the Golden Apples
  • The Lute Player
  • The Grateful Prince
  • The Child who came from an Egg
  • Stan Bolovan
  • The Two Frogs
  • The Story of a Gazelle
  • How a Fish swam in the Air and a Hare in the Water
  • Two in a Sack
  • The Envious Neighbour
  • The Fairy of the Dawn
  • The Enchanted Knife
  • Jesper who herded the Hares
  • The Underground Workers
  • The History of Dwarf Long Nose
  • The Nunda, Eater of People
  • The Story of Hassebu
  • The Maiden with the Wooden Helmet
  • The Monkey and the Jelly-fish
  • The Headless Dwarfs
  • The young Man who would have his Eyes opened
  • The Boys with the Golden Stars
  • The Frog
  • The Princess who was hidden Underground
  • The Girl who pretended to be a Boy
  • The Story of Halfman
  • The Prince who wanted to see the World
  • Virgililus the Sorcerer
  • Mogarzea and his Son


This work published before January 1, 1923 is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.