A collection of Fantasy & Fairy stories.

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Andrew Lang (March 31, 1844, Selkirk – July 20, 1912, Banchory, Kincardineshire) was a very prolific Scottish man of letters and classical scholar - a poet, novelist, historian, and literary critic. He has also contributed to the subjects of folklore, anthropology and psychic research. He now is best known as the collector of folk and fairy tales and it is for this this reason I have added his books to this site.

Lang's Fairy Book Series consists of fairy tales collected from a variety of countries and includes those listed below. Full illustrated versions of these books* are available on this site, and you can access them from the links below.

* Unfortunately I have not been able to find an illustrated version of the Crimson Fairy book so for the sake of completeness I have included a text only version.

Blue Fairy Book (1889)
The Bronze Ring
Prince Hyacinth and the Dear Little Princess
East of the Sun and West of the Moon
The Yellow Dwarf
Little Red Riding Hood
The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood
Cinderella or the Little Glass Slipper
Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp
Tale of a Youth Who Set Out to Learn What Fear Was
Beauty and the Beast
The Master Maid
Why the Sea Is Salt
The Master Cat or Puss in Boots
Felicia and the Pot of Pinks
The White Cat
The Water-lily. The Gold-spinners
The Terrible Head
The Story of Pretty Goldilocks
The History of Whittington
The Wonderful Sheep
Little Thumb
The Forty Thieves
Hansel and Gretel
Snow-White and Rose-Red
The Goose-girl
Toads and Diamonds
Prince Darling
Blue Beard
Trusty John
The Brave Little Tailor
A Voyage to Lilliput
The Princess on the Glass Hill
The Story of Prince Ahmed and the Fairy Paribanou
The History of Jack the Giant-killer
The Black Bull of Norroway
The Red Etin

Red Fairy Book (1890)
The Twelve Dancing Princesses
The Princess Mayblossom
Soria Moria Castle
The Death of Koschei the Deathless
The Black Thief and Knight of the Glen
The Master Thief
Brother and Sister
Princess Rosette
The Enchanted Pig
The Norka
The Wonderful Birch
Jack and the Beanstalk
The Little Good Mouse
Graciosa and Percinet
The Three Princesses of Whiteland
The Voice of Death
The Six Sillies
Kari Woodengown
The Ratcatcher
The True History of Little Goldenhood
The Golden Branch
The Three Dwarfs
The Enchanted Canary
The Twelve Brothers
The Nettle Spinner
Farmer Weatherbeard
Mother Holle
Bushy Bride
The Golden Goose
The Seven Foals
The Marvellous Musician
The Story of Sigurd
Green Fairy Book (1892)
The Blue Bird
The Half-Chick
The Story of Caliph Stork
The Enchanted Watch
Sylvain and Jocosa
Fairy Gifts
Prince Narcissus and the Princess Potentilla
Prince Featherhead and the Princess Celandine
The Three Little Pigs
Heart of Ice
The Enchanted Ring
The Snuff-box
The Golden Blackbird
The Little Soldier
The Magic Swan
The Dirty Shepherdess
The Enchanted Snake
The Biter Bit
King Kojata
Prince Fickle and Fair Helena
The Story of Hok Lee and the Dwarfs
The Story of the Three Bears
Prince Vivien and the Princess Placida
Little One-eye, Little Two-eyes, and Little Three-eyes
Jorinde and Joringel
Allerleirauh; or, the Many-furred Creature
The Twelve Huntsmen
Spindle, Shuttle, and Needle
The Crystal Coffin
The Three Snake-leaves
The Riddle
Jack my Hedgehog
The Golden Lads
The White Snake
The Story of a Clever Tailor
The Golden Mermaid
The War of the Wolf and the Fox
The Story of the Fisherman and his Wife
The Three Musicians
The Three Dogs

Yellow Fairy Book (1894)
The Cat and the Mouse in Partnership
The Six Swans
The Dragon of the North
Story of the Emperor's New Clothes
The Golden Crab
The Iron Stove
The Dragon and his Grandmother
The Donkey Cabbage
The Little Green Frog
The Seven-headed Serpent
The Grateful Beasts
The Giants and the Herd-boy
The Invisible Prince
The Crow
How Six Men Travelled Through the Wide World
The Wizard King
The Nixy
The Glass Mountain
Alphege, or the Green Monkey
The Three Brothers
The Boy and the Wolves, or the Broken Promise
The Glass Axe
The Dead Wife
In the Land of Souls
The White Duck
The Witch and Her Servants
The Magic Ring
The Flower Queen's Daughter
The Flying Ship
The Snow-daughter and the Fire-son
The Story of King Frost
The Death of the Sun-hero
The Witch
The Hazel-nut Child
The Story of Big Klaus and Little Klaus
Prince Ring
The Swineherd
How to tell a True Princess
The Blue Mountains
The Tinder-box
The Witch in the Stone Boat
The Nightingale
Hermod and Hadvor
The Steadfast Tin-soldier
Blockhead Hans
A Story about a Darning-needle

Pink Fairy Book (1897)
The Cat's Elopement
How the Dragon was Tricked
The Goblin and the Grocer
The House in the Wood
Uraschimataro and the Turtle
The Slaying of the Tanuki
The Flying Trunk
The Snow Man
The Shirt-Collar
The Princess in the Chest
The Three Brothers
The Snow-queen
The Fir-Tree
Hans, the Mermaid's Son
Peter Bull
The Bird 'Grip'
I know what I have learned
The Cunning Shoemaker
The King who would have a Beautiful Wife
Catherine and her Destiny
How the Hermit helped to win the King's Daughter
The Water of Life
The Wounded Lion
The Man without a Heart
The Two Brothers
Master and Pupil
The Golden Lion
The Sprig of Rosemary
The White Dove
The Troll's Daughter
Esben and the Witch
Princess Minon-Minette
Maiden Bright-eye
The Merry Wives
King Lindworm
The Jackal, the Dove, and the Panther
The Little Hare
The Sparrow with the Slit Tongue
The Story of Ciccu
Don Giovanni de la Fortuna

Grey Fairy Book (1900)
Donkey Skin
The Goblin Pony
An Impossible Enchantment
The Story of Dschemil and Dachemila
Janni and the Draken
The Partnership of the Thief and the Liar
Fortunatus and his Purse
The Goat-faced Girl
What came of picking Flowers
The Story of Bensurdatu
The Magician's Horse
The Little Gray Man
Herr Lazarus and the Draken
The Story of the Queen of the Flowery Isles
Udea and her Seven Brothers
The White Wolf
Mohammed with the Magic Finger
The Dog and the Sparrow
The Story of the Three Sons of Hali
The Story of the Fair Circassians
The Jackal and the Spring
The Bear
The Sunchild
The Daughter of Buk Ettemsuch
Laughing Eye and Weeping Eye, or the Limping Fox
The Unlooked for Prince
The Simpleton
The Street Musicians
The Twin Brothers
The Ogre
A Fairy's Blunder
Long, Broad, and Quickeye
Violet Fairy Book (1901)
A Tale Of the Tontlawald
The Finest Liar in the World
The Story of Three Wonderful Beggars
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
Virgilius the Sorcerer
Mogarzea and his Son

Crimson Fairy Book (1903)
Lovely Ilonka
Lucky Luck
The Hairy Man
To Your Good Health!
The Story of the Seven Simons
The Language of Beasts
The Boy who could keep a Secret
The Prince and the Dragon
Little Wildrose
Tiidu the Piper
The Gifts of the Magician
The Strong Prince
The Treasure Seeker
The Cottager and his Cat
The Prince who would seek Immortality
The Stone-cutter
The Gold-bearded Man
Tritill, Litill, and the Birds
The Three Robes
The Six Hungry Beasts
How the Beggar Boy turned into Count Piro
The Rogue and the Herdsman
The Death of Abu Nowas and of his Wife
Niels and the Giants
Shepherd Paul
How the wicked Tanuki was punished
The Crab and the Monkey
The Horse Gullfaxi and the Sword Gunnfoder
The Story of the Sham Prince, or the Ambitious Tailor
The Colony of Cats
How to find out a True Friend
Clever Maria
The Magic Kettle

Brown Fairy Book (1904)
What the Rose did to the Cypress
Ball-Carrier and the Bad One
How Ball-Carrier finished his Task
The Bunyip
Father Grumbler
The Story of the Yara
The Cunning Hare
The Turtle and his Bride
How Geirald the Coward was Punished
How the Little Brother set Free his Big Brothers
The Sacred Milk of Koumongoe
The Wicked Wolverine
The Husband of the Rat's Daughter
The Mermaid and the Boy
Pivi and Kabo
The Elf Maiden
How Some Wild Animals became Tame Ones
Fortune and the Wood-Cutter
The Enchanted Head
The Sister of the Sun
The Prince and the Three Fates
The Fox and the Lapp
Kisa the Cat
The Lion and the Cat
Which was the Foolishest?
Asmund and Signy
Story of the King who would be Stronger then Fate
Story of Wali Dad the Simple-hearted
Tale of a Tortoise and of a Mischievous Monkey
The Knights of the Fish

Orange Fairy Book (1906)
The Story of the Hero Makoma
The Magic Mirror
Story of the King who would see Paradise
How Isuro the Rabbit tricked Gudu
Ian, the Soldier's Son
The Fox and the Wolf
How Ian Direach got the Blue Falcon
The Ugly Duckling
The Two Caskets
The Goldsmith's Fortune
The Enchanted Wreath
The Foolish Weaver
The Clever Cat
The Story of Manus Pinkel the Thief
The Adventures of a Jackal
The Adventures of the Jackal's Eldest Son
The Adventures of the Younger Son of the Jackal
The Three Treasures of the Giants
The Rover of the Plain
The White Doe
The Girl-Fish
The Owl and the Eagle
The Frog and the Lion Fairy
The Adventures of Covan the Brown-haired
The Princess Bella-Flor
The Bird of Truth
The Mink and the Wolf
Adventures of an Indian Brave
How the Stalos were Tricked
Andras Baive
The White Slipper
The Magic Book

Olive Fairy Book (1907)
The Blue Parrot
Geirlug The King's Daughter
The Story of Little King Loc
A Long-Bow Story
Jackal or Tiger?
The Comb and the Collar
The Thanksgiving of the Wazir
Samba the Coward
Kupti and Imani
The Strange Adventures of Little Maia
Diamond Cut Diamond
The Green Knight
The Five Wise Words of the Guru*
The Golden-Headed Fish
The Satin Surgeon
The Billy Goat and the King
The Story of Zoulvisia
Grasp All, Lose All
The Fate of the Turtle
The Snake Prince
The Prince and the Princess in the Forest
The Clever Weaver
The Boy Who Found Fear At Last
He Wins Who Waits
The Steel Cane
The Punishment of the Fairy Gangana
The Silent Princess

Lilac Fairy Book (1910)
The Shifty Lad
The False Prince and the True
The Jogi's Punishment
The Heart of a Monkey
The Fairy Nurse
A Lost Paradise
How Brave Walter Hunted Wolves
The King of the Waterfalls
A French Puck
The Three Crowns
The Story of a Very Bad Boy
The Brown Bear of Norway
Little Lasse
The Enchanted Deer
A Fish Story
The Wonderful Tune
The Rich Brother and the Poor Brother
The One-Handed Girl
The Bones of Djulung
The Sea King's Gift
The Raspberry Worm
The Stones of Plouhinec
The Castle of Kerglas
The Battle of the Birds
The Lady of the Fountain
The Four Gifts
The Groac'h of the Isle of Lok
The Escape of the Mouse
The Believing. Husbands
The Hoodie-Crow
The Brownie of the Lake
The Winning of Olwen

I have also be including some of his not so famous works that also contain fairytales.

My Own Fairy Book (1895) (Written by Andrew Lang)
Prince Prigto.
Prince Ricardo
The Gold Of Fairnilee

The Arabian Nights Entertainments (1898)
The Story of the Merchant and the Genius
Story of the First Old Man and of the Hind
The Second Old Man and of the Two Black Dogs
The Story of the Fisherman 23
Story of the Greek King and the Physician Douban
The Story of the Husband and the Parrot
The Story of the Vizir who was Tunished
The Story of the Young King of the Black Isles
The Three Calenders, sons of Kings, and of Five Ladies of "Bagdad
The Story of the First Calender, son of a King
The Story of the Second Calender, son of a King
The Story of the Envious Man, and of Him who was Envied
The Story of the Third Qalender, son of a King
The Seven Voyages of Sindbad the Sailor

The Animal Story Book (1896)
"Tom"': an Adventure in the Life of a Bear in Paris
Sat the Panther
The Buzzard and the Priest
Cowper and his Hares
A Rat Tale
Snake Stories
What Elephants can Do
The Dog of Montargis
How a Beaver builds his House
The War Horse of Alexander
Stories about Bears 71
Stories about Ants 82
The Taming of an Otter 88
The Story of Androcles and the Lion 91
Monsieur Dumas and his Beasts 99
The Adventures of Pyramus 154
The Story of a Weasel 160
Stories about Wolves 163
Two Highland Dogs 174
Monkey Tricks and Sally at the Zoo 191
How the Cayman was killed 194
The Story of Fido 200
Beasts Besieged 205
Mr. Gully 209
Stories from Pliny 213
The Strange History of Cagnotte 215
Still Waters Run Deep; or, the Dancing Dog 219
Theo and his Horses: Jane, Betsy, and Blanche 225
Madame Theophile and the Parrot 231
The Battle of the Mullets and
the Dolphins 233
Monkey Stories 237
Eccentric Bird Builders 245
The Ship of the Desert 248

The Animal Story Book (1896)
Hame, hame, hame, where I fain wad be 253
Nests for Dinner 257
Fire-eating Djijam 259
The Story of the Dog Oscar 264
Dolphins at Play 274
The Starling of Segringen 278
Grateful Dogs 280
Gazelle 282
Cockatoo Stories 289
The Otter who was reared by a Cat 292
Stories about Lions 295
Builders and Weavers 307
More Faithful than Favoured 310
Dolphins, Turtles, and Cod 316
More about Elephants 321
Bungey 329
Lions and their Ways 333
The History of Jacko I 338
Signora and Lori 348
Of the Linnet, Popinjay, or Parrot, and other Birds that can Speak 351
Patch and the Chickens 354
The Fierce Falcon 356
Mr. Bolt, the Scotch Terrier 360
A Raven's Funeral 364
A Strange Tiger 368
Halcyons and their Bio­graphers 373
The Story of a Frog 375
The Woodpecker Tapping on the Hollow Oak Tree 384
Dogs Over the Water 387
The Capocier and his Mate 394
Owls and Marmots 396
Eagles' Nests 399
The Book Of Romance (1902)
The Drawing of the Sword
The Questing Beast
The Sword Excalibur
The Story of Sir Balin
How the Round Table began
The Passing of Merlin
How Morgan Le Fay tried to kill King Arthur
What Beaumains asked of the King
The Quest of the Holy Graal
The Fight for the Queen
The Fair Maid of Astolat
Lancelot and Guenevere
The End of it All
The Battle of Roncevalles
The Pursuit of Diarmid
Some Adventures of William Short Nose
Wayland the Smith
The Story of Robin Hood
The Story of Grettir the Strong
The Red Book of Animal Stories (1899)
The Phoenix 1
Griffins and Unicorns 4
About Ants, Amphisbcenas, and Basilisks 12
Dragons 20
The Story of Beowulf, Grendel, and GrendeVs Mother 33
The Story of Beowulf and the Fire Drake 43
A Fox Tale 49
An Egyptian Snake Charmer 55
An Adventure of Gerard, the Lion Hunter 61
Pumas and Jaguars in South America 84
Mathurin and Mathurine 98
Joseph : Whose proper name was Josephine 102
The Homes of the Vizcachas 108
Guanacos : Living and Dying 112
In the American Desert 117
The Story of Jacko 11. 128
Princess ' 135
The Lion and the Saint 138
The Further Adventures of ' Tom,' a Bear, in Paris 143
Recollections of a Lion Tamer 154
Sheep Farming on the Border 171
When the World was Young 177
Bats and Vampires 196
The Ugliest Beast in the World 200
The Games of Orang-Outangs, and Kees the Baboon 206
Greyhounds and their Masters 224
The Great Father, and Snakes' Ways 232
Elephant Shooting 238
Hyenas and Children 252
A Fight with a Hippopotamus 257
Kanny, the Kangaroo 261
Collies, or Sheep Dogs 266
Two Big Dogs and a Little One 273
Crocodile Stories 280
Lion-Hunting and Lions 285
On the Trail of a Man-eater 304
(ireyhounds and their Arab Masters . 310
The Life and Death of Pincher 317
A Boar Hunt by Moonlight 321
Thieving Dogs and Horses 328
To the Memory of Squouncer 339
How Tom the Bear was born a Frenchman 344
Charley 357
Fairy Rings; and the Fairies who make them 364
How the Reindeer Live 370
The Cow and the Crocodile 376