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As Others Saw Him

by Joseph Jacobs

I was crossing one morning the Xystus Bridge on my way to the Temple, when I saw issuing from the nearest gate a herd of beasts of sacrifice. Fearing that something untoward had occurred, I hurried to the gate,...


Celtic Fairy Tales

by Joseph Jacobs & John D. Batten

Originally published in 1892, this beautifully written collection of Celtic fairy tales is bound to enrapture. Filled to the brim with, as Joseph Jacob says, “both the best, and the best known folk-tales of...


The 3 Little Pigs

by Joseph Jacobs & Jr. William B. Jones

Written by Joseph Jacobs (1854-1916) a folklorist, literary critic and historian. In The Three Little Pigs, each little pig is confident that his house is the strongest but the real question is: whose house...


English Fairy Tales

by Joseph Jacobs

By great turn-of-the-century folklorist with a gift for fine narration. 43 stories include "Jack and the Beanstalk," "Nix Nought Nothing," and many more. 65 illustrations.


Jack the Giant Killer (Illustrated)

by Joseph Jacobs & Hugh Thomson

Jack the Giant Killer is the famous English fairy tale about a brave lad slaying hideous giants. Color illustrations by Hugh Thomson.


Indian Fairy Tales

by Joseph Jacobs

Classic compilation of 29 traditional tales by a leading British folklorist includes "The Lion and the Crane," "Sun, Moon, and Wind Go Out to Dinner," "The Prince and the Fakir," and other illustrated fables....


Jack and the Beanstalk (Illustrated)

by Joseph Jacobs & Walter Crane

Jack and the Beanstalk is an English fairy tale about a boy named Jack who ventures to climb up a magic beanstalk in search of his fortune. This edition includes color illustrations by Walter Crane.


Celtic Fairy Tales

by Joseph Jacobs

This affordable volume features 26 enchanting stories assembled from Welsh, Scottish, and Irish sources, including "King O'Toole and His Goose," "The Lad with the Goat Skin, "The Sea Maiden," and many more....


Indian Fairy Tales

by Joseph Jacobs

This book is annotated with a rare extensive biographical sketch of the author, Eugene Sué, as well as many full-coloured illustrations by John D. Batten. The book contains 29 fairy tales from the Jatakas,...


Favorite Celtic Fairy Tales

by Joseph Jacobs

Eight tales: "The Fate of the Children of Lir," "The Shepherd of Middvai," "Beth Gellert," "The Tale of Ivan," "Morraha," "The Story of Deirdre," "The Llanfabon Changeling," and "The Sea-Maiden."


Celtic Fairy Tales - Illustrated by John D. Batten

by Joseph Jacobs

This collection of Celtic folk tales is one of a series of popular fairy tales produced by the folklorist and historian, Joseph Jacobs. Twenty-six tales are delicately illustrated by John D. Batten. Some of...


Indian Fairy Tales - Illustrated by John D. Batten

by Joseph Jacobs

Indian Fairy Tales is part of a series written by the Australian born folklorist Joseph Jacobs. In this book feature 30 stories taken from popular South Asian oral history united with John D. Batten's black...


More Celtic Fairy Tales - Illustrated by John D. Batten

by Joseph Jacobs

More Celtic Fairy Tales is part of a series written by the Australian born folklorist Joseph Jacobs. In this book feature over two dozen stories taken from popular oral tradition and united with John D. Batten's...


More English Fairy Tales Illustrated by John D. Batten

by Joseph Jacobs

Many of the earliest children's books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Pook Press are working to republish these classic works in...


More English Fairy Tales Illustrated by John D. Batten

by Joseph Jacobs

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...


English Fairy Tales

by Joseph Jacobs

Think Greek myths are the be-all and end-all of supernatural folk tales in the Western tradition? Think again. Folk tale expert Joseph Jacobs takes readers on a whimsical tour of the incredibly rich tapestry...


Indian Fairy Tales

by Joseph Jacobs

The Bodhisatta was at one time born in the region of Himavanta as a white crane; now Brahmadatta was at that time reigning in Benares. Now it chanced that as a lion was eating meat a bone stuck in his throat....