Beauties, Beasts and Enchantments: Classic French Fairy Tales (Paperback)

Classic French Fairy Tales

By Jack Zipes (Translator), Jack Zipes (Editor)

Crescent Moon Publishing, 9781861712516, 610pp.

Publication Date: February 2, 2009



A new collection of 36 French fairy tales translated by renowned writer Jack Zipes. Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, Sleepy Beauty and Little Red Riding Hood are some of the classic fairy tales in this amazing book. Includes illustrations from fairy tale collections. Jack Zipes has written and published widely on fairy tales. 'Terrific... a succulent array of 17th and 18th century 'salon' fairy tales' - The New York Times Book Review 'These tales are adventurous, thrilling in a way fairy tales are meant to be... The translation from the French is modern, happily free of archaic and hyperbolic language... a fine and sophisticated collection' - New York Tribune 'Enjoyable to read... a unique collection of French regional folklore' - Library Journal 'Charming stories accompanied by attractive pen-and-ink drawings' - Chattanooga Times 'An excellent collection' - Booklist 'These tales are