Charles Perrault Books

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Bluebeard

  [english | ]  

Charles Perrault


Summary: [Shaw]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 44

Contes

  [english | ]  

Charles Perrault


Summary: [The Tales of the Late Ivan Petrovich Belkin is a series of 5 short stories and a fictional editorial introduction by Russian author Aleksandr Pushkin. The collection is opened with the editorial in which Pushkin pretends to be the publisher of Belkins tales. The tales themselves are not related to one another except that they are all said in the introduction to be stories told by various people ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 37

Old Time Stories

  [english | 1921]  

Charles Perrault


Summary: [Histoires ou contes du temps passe is a collection of eight literary fairy tales written by Charles Perrault and published by Barbin in Paris in January 1697. The books contents include Sleeping Beauty Little Red Riding Hood Bluebeard The Master Cat or Puss in Boots Diamonds and Toads Cinderella Riquet with the Tuft and Hop o My Thumb. The book met with instant success and has remained popular. ...]
Genres: [young readers | short story collectionDownloads: 171

Popular Tales

  [english | 1888]  

Charles Perrault


Summary: [Kaffir Folk-lore: A Selection from the Traditional Tales is a book by George McCall Theal published in 1886. It is sometimes called Kaffir (Xhosa) Folk-lore or even Xhosa Folk-lore to avoid the word kaffir which has since become a derogatory term (in the time the book was written however it was frequently used to refer to the Xhosa people). The book contains twenty-three Xhosa folk-tales and a ...]
Genres: [short story collection | young readersDownloads: 109

Riquet La Houppe

  [french | ]  

Charles Perrault


Summary: [Riquet with the Tuft also known as Ricky of the Tuft is a French literary fairy tale with three original version all composed for a salon contest. The tale is similar to the Latin Cupid and Psyche and also to Beauty and the Beast. The well known version by Charles Perrault published in Histoires ou contes du temps passe was also influenced by Giovanni Francesco Straparolas story The Pig King. ...]
Genres: [short story collectionDownloads: 39

The Fairy Tales Of Charles Perrault

  [english | 1922]  

Charles Perrault


Excerpts: [... CHARLES PERRAULT. Illustrated by Harry Clarke. With an Introduction by Thomas Bodkin. George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. 2 & 3 Portsmouth Street Kingsway ...... ashamed of his Histoires ou Contes du Temps Pass-perhaps better known as Les Contes de ma Mre l'Oye, or Mother Goose's Tales, from the rough ...... about, diverting herself in gathering nuts, running after butterflies, and making ...]
Genres: [short story collection | young readersDownloads: 15

The Tales Of Mother Goose

  [english | ]  

Charles Perrault


Excerpts: [... The Hague in 1696-1697. They were immediately afterward published at Paris in a volume entitled, Histoires ou Contes du Temps Passe, avec des Moralites-Contes ...... in which these homely, fundamental traits are involved are full of interest and seriousness. Again, to mature people the reward of well-doing and ...... for sobbing. Her godmother, who was a fairy, said to her, You ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 361