The YELLOW FAIRY BOOK - online childrens book

Illustrated classic fairy tales for children by Andrew Lang

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blossom there dwelt a tiny man or woman; but this one was the King over the others.
' How handsome he is ! ' whispered Thumbelina to the swallow.
The little Prince was very much frightened at the swallcv: for in comparison with one so tiny as himself he seemed a giant. But when he saw Thumbelina, he was delighted, for she was the most beautiful girl he had ever seen. So he took his golden crown from
off his head and put it on hers, asking her her name, aud if' she would be his wife, and then she would be Queen of all the Bowers. Yes ! he was a different kind of husband to the son of the toad and the mole with the black-velvet coat. So she said ' Yes' to the noblo Prince. And out of each flower came a lady and gentleman, each to tiny and pretty that it was a pleasure to see them. Each brought Thumbelina a present, but the best of all was a beautiful pair of
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