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The Prince & Princess Story Book (Andrew Lang Fairy Book Series)

Andrew Lang, Henry J. Ford (Illustrator)


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"Some of the first, and best, stories we ever hear in our lives."—Washington Post

The Prince & Princess Story Book (originally The Book of Princes and Princesses), part of Andrew Lang’s original Fairy Book series, has been admired time and time again, enchanting readers with its carefully crafted prose and eclectic assortment of true historical tales, written by Leonora Lang, Andrew Lang’s wife, and featuring rulers from all across history. Originally published in 1908, this collection of celebrated figures has stood the test of time. Some of the famous stories included are:
  • Napoleon
  • The Red Rose
  • The White Rose
  • Frederick and Wilhelmine
  • The Troubles of the Princess Elizabeth
  • And more!
This beautiful edition comes complete with the original illustrations by Golden Age Illustrator Henry J. Ford, and is the perfect gift to pass on these timeless classics to the next generation of readers and dreamers.

The imaginations of children throughout time have been formed and nurtured by stories passed down from generation to generation. Of the countless genres of stories, fairy tales often conjure the most vivid fantastical worlds and ideas, which cultivate creativity and bring elements of magic back into the real world. The Fairy Books, and its subsequent collections, compiled by famous Scottish novelist and poet Andrew Lang, are widely considered among some of the best collections ever compiled.

Racehorse for Young Readers, 9781631585715, 384pp.

Publication Date: October 12, 2021

About the Author

Andrew Lang was a Scottish poet, novelist, literary critic, as well as a well-known collector of fairy tales. He was born in Selkirk, Scotland. Throughout his lifetime, he wrote, edited, collected, or contributed to more than 150 works, most notable of which are his Fairy Books. He died on July 20th, 1912, at age 68.

Henry J. Ford was an esteemed, prolific artist and illustrator from England, who developed his talent during the period known as the Golden Age of illustration. He was catapulted into the public eye upon providing illustrations for Andrew Lang’s Fairy Books. His fame and success peaked when his art was featured in works by C. R. L Fletcher and Rudyard Kipling. He continued to illustrate classic works until he died in 1941.