From Robert Browning’s Pied Piper of Hamelin and William
Makepeace Thackeray’s Rose and the Ring to Kenneth
Grahme’s Reluctant Dragon and J. M. Barrie’s Peter Pan
in Kensington Gardens, here are seventeen classic stories and
poems from the golden age of the English fairy tale. Some of them
amuse, some enchant, some satirize and criticize, but each one
—in the words of Laurence Houseman, author of the classic
Rocking Horse... more...