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Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm
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Jacob Grimm; Wilhelm Grimm
 
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Fairytale Food: Enchanting Recipes to...
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Once Upon a Time: A Short History of...
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Marina Warner
 
In ten succinct chapters, Marina Warner guides us through the rich world of fairy tale, from Cinderella and Hansel and Gretel to Snow White and Pan's Labyrinth. Exploring pervasive...
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The Magic of Reality: How We Know...
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Richard Dawkins; Dave McKean
 
What is stuff made of? How old is the universe? What causes tsunamis? Who was the first man, or woman? This book elucidates the wonders of the natural world.
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Gossip from the Forest: The Tangled...
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The Magic of Reality: Illustrated...
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The Magic of Reality: How We Know...
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Breverton's Phantasmagoria: A...
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The Mummy's Curse: The True History ...
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Roger Luckhurst
 
A quirky history that offers a new way of understanding the myth of the mummy's curse. Roger Luckhurst provides a startling path through the cultural history of Victorian England and...
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The First Fossil Hunters: Dinosaurs,...
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Griffins, Cyclopes, Monsters, and Giants - these fabulous creatures of classical mythology continue to live in the modern imagination through the vivid accounts that have come down to us from...
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The Lore and Language of Schoolchildren
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First published in 1959, Iona and Peter Opie's The Lore and Language of Schoolchildren is a pathbreaking work of scholarship that is also a splendid and enduring work of literature...
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Norse Romance: III: Horra Ivan
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The Saga of the Volsungs: The Norse...
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Tells of love, jealousy, vengeance, war, and the mythic deeds of the dragonslayer, Sigurd the Volsung. This title explores the history, legends, and myths contained in the saga and traces...
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The Holy Grail: The History of a Legend
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The Greek Myths
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Robert Graves
 
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