The Islands of Magic: Legends, Folk and Fairy Tales from the Azores by Eells

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Author Eells, Elsie Spicer, 1880-1963
Illustrator Brock, Emma L. (Emma Lillian), 1886-1974
Title The Islands of Magic: Legends, Folk and Fairy Tales from the Azores
Contents Princess Bluegreen of the seven cities -- The islands of flowers -- Why dogs sniff -- Longstaff, Pinepuller and Rockheaver -- The table, the sifter and the pinchers -- Linda Branca and her mask -- Fresh figs -- Peter-of-the-pigs -- The princess who lost her rings -- The master of magic -- St. Anthony's godchild -- Trouble when one's young -- The little maid who was wise -- Manoel Littlebean -- The necklace of pearls -- The daughter of the king of Naples -- Maria-of-the-forest -- The seven enchanted princes -- The listening king -- José the Beast Slayer -- The princess of the lost island -- Why the Alvéloa bird received a blessing -- Why the Codorniz bird received a curse -- Outside the door like the mother of St. Peter -- Why the owl flies at night -- The laborer and his master -- 'Tis faith which saves -- St. Brendan's island -- The silent cavalier -- The enchanted palace -- The friend of the Devil -- The miller's cloak -- The magic mouthful -- The messengers.
Credits Produced by Al Haines
Language English
LoC Class PZ: Language and Literatures: Juvenile belles lettres
Subject Folklore -- Azores
Subject Fairy tales -- Azores
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EBook-No. 34431
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Jan 7, 2021
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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