Fairy Tales Famous Fairy Tale Books and Novels

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List of famous fairy tale books, listed alphabetically with jacket cover images of the books when available. Information for these popular fairy tale books is included as well, such as the author's name and the book's publication date. This list includes the best fairy tale novels, textbooks, and stories, so use it to find books you haven't already read and add them to your reading list.

List ranges from A Christmas Carol to Grimm's Fairy Tales and more.

This list should answer the questions, "What are the best fairy tale books?" and "What are the most famous fairy tale books?"

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A Book of Cats and Creatures is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Fairy Tale Books and Novels
Ruth Manning-Sanders

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A Book of Charms and Changelin... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Fairy Tale Books and Novels
Ruth Manning-Sanders

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A Book of Devils and Demons is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Fairy Tale Books and Novels
Ruth Manning-Sanders

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A Book of Dragons is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Fairy Tale Books and Novels
Ruth Manning-Sanders

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A Book of Dwarfs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Fairy Tale Books and Novels
Ruth Manning-Sanders

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A Book of Enchantments and Cur... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Fairy Tale Books and Novels
Ruth Manning-Sanders

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A Book of Ghosts and Goblins is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Fairy Tale Books and Novels
Ruth Manning-Sanders

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A Book of Giants is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Fairy Tale Books and Novels
Ruth Manning-Sanders A Book of Giants is a 1963 anthology of 13 fairy tales from Europe that have been collected and retold by Ruth Manning-Sanders. It is one in a long series of such anthologies by Manning-Sanders. ...more

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A Book of Heroes and Heroines is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Fairy Tale Books and Novels
Ruth Manning-Sanders

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A Book of Kings and Queens is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Fairy Tale Books and Novels
Ruth Manning-Sanders

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A Book of Magic Adventures is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Fairy Tale Books and Novels
Ruth Manning-Sanders

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A Book of Magic Animals is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Fairy Tale Books and Novels
Ruth Manning-Sanders

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A Book of Magic Horses is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Fairy Tale Books and Novels
Ruth Manning-Sanders

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A Book of Magical Beasts is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Fairy Tale Books and Novels
Ruth Manning-Sanders

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A Book of Marvels and Magic is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Fairy Tale Books and Novels
Ruth Manning-Sanders

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A Book of Mermaids is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Fairy Tale Books and Novels
Ruth Manning-Sanders

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A Book of Monsters is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Fairy Tale Books and Novels
Ruth Manning-Sanders

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A Book of Ogres and Trolls is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Fairy Tale Books and Novels
Ruth Manning-Sanders

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A Book of Princes and Princess... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Fairy Tale Books and Novels
Ruth Manning-Sanders

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A Book of Sorcerers and Spells is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Fairy Tale Books and Novels
Ruth Manning-Sanders

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A Book of Spooks and Spectres is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Fairy Tale Books and Novels
Ruth Manning-Sanders

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A Book of Witches is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Fairy Tale Books and Novels
Ruth Manning-Sanders

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A Book of Wizards is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Fairy Tale Books and Novels
Ruth Manning-Sanders

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A Cauldron of Witches is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Fairy Tale Books and Novels
Ruth Manning-Sanders A Cauldron of Witches is a 1988 anthology of 12 fairy tales from around the world that have been collected and retold by Ruth Manning-Sanders. It was the final published book in a long series of ...more

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A Choice of Magic is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Fairy Tale Books and Novels
Ruth Manning-Sanders A Choice of Magic is a 1971 anthology of 32 fairy tales from around the world that have been collected and retold by Ruth Manning-Sanders. In fact, the book is mostly a collection of tales ...more