Tuesday, 15 December 2009

1001 children's books... part 4

Okey dokey... on to ages 5+...
1. Traditional Chinese folktales - no
2. Tales of Otogizoshi [Japan] - no
3. The adventures of Peach Boy [Japan] - no
4. Fairy tales from the past by Charles Perrault [France] - no, well, not this collection anyway
5. Grimm's fairy tales by Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm - YES
6. A visit from St Nicholas [aka 'Twas the night before Christmas] - YES
7. Fifty fables for children by Wilhelm Hey, illustrated Otto Speckter [Germany] - no
8. The Emperor's new clothes by Hans Christian Andersen - YES, in some form or another...
9. The little mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen - YES
10. The ugly duckling by Hans Christian Andersen - YES
11. Book of nonsense by Edward Lear - no

12. Max and Moritz by Heinrich Christian Wilhelm Busch [Germany] - no
13. The magic fishbone by Charles Dickens, illustrated John Gilbert - no
14. The house that Jack Built illustrated by Randolph Caldecott - not this version... some of my friends will understand the joy of having this before the next book on the list...
15. Cole's funny picture book by Edward William Cole - no
16. A child's garden of verses by Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrated by Charles Robinson - YES, some version of it anyway
17. The blue fairy book by Andrew Lang, illustrated Henry J Ford - no, I have read NO Lang's fairy books...
18. The jungle book by Rudyard Kipling, illustrated John L. Kipling - YES, the text anyway
19. Perez the mouse by Luis Coloma [Spain] - no
20. Just so stories by Rudyard Kipling - YES
21. The Dutch twins by Lucy Fitch Perkins - no
22. The adventures of Maya the bee by Waldemar Bonsels [Germany] - no
23. Josephine and her dolls by HC Craddock, illustrated Honor C Appleton - no
24. The magic pudding by Norman Lindsey - no
25. Tales of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie by May Gibbs - no

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