Old French fairy tales- PDF by Madame la Comtesse de Ségur - Coloured Illustrations

Old French fairy tales 

Old French fairy tales

 This book of fairy tales is extraordinary, some stories are gothic, others romantic and strange, In general, a great read with coloured beautiful illustrations by Virginia Frances Sterrett

 Review by Erik

I don't actually have a copy of this book, but I read the entire thing online, and believe me, it's AWESOME!

 There are only five fairy tales, but they're all pretty good and very well-written. 

The illustrations also add charm to the stories. My personal favourite is "Blondine, Bonne-Biche, and Beau-Minon", which I liked so much I almost forgot to read the rest of the book.

 It has such amazing imagery and an intriguing plot. I also like how some of the stories are connected to each other. The last story, Ourson, mentions characters from Blondine, Bonne-Biche, and Beau-Minon. I also like that the majority of the characters have names, so it doesn't feel like yet another fairy tale with a nameless princess and a nameless Prince Charming. All in all, a great book recommended for just about anyone who loves fairy tales!

Table of contents:

  • The stories
  • Blondine. Bonne-biche, and beau-minon
  • Blondine 
  • Blondine lost 
  • The forest of lilacs
  • Blondine's awakening beau minon 
  • Bonne-Biche 
  • Blondine's second awakening 
  • The parrot 
  • Repentance
  • The tortoise 56
  • The journey and arrival,
  • Good little henry
  • The poor sick mother,
  • The crow, the cock, and the frog
  • The harvest
  • The vintage
  • The chase 
  • The fishing 
  • The plant of life 
  • Princess rosette
  • The farm i0 ^
  • Rosette at the court of the king her father 
  • Family council 
  • On the second day of the festival 
  • Third and last day of the festival 
  • The little grey mouse
  • The little house 
  • The fairy detestable
  • The prince gracious
  • The tree in the rotunda
  • The casket
  • Ourson
  • The lark and the toad
  • Birth and infancy of our son 
  • Violette 
  • The dream
  • The toad again 
  • Violette's sacrifice
  • The wild boar
  • The conflagration
  • The well
  • The farm the castle the forge
  • The sacrifice
  • The combat ..
  • The recompense 
the book details :
  • Author:Madame la Comtesse de Ségur 
  • Illustrator: Virginia Frances Sterrett
  • Publication date: 1920
  • Company: Philadelphia, The Penn publishing company

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