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: Andrew Lang is known for being a poet, novelist, literary critic, and contributor to anthropology. He is most famous for his folk stories and fairy tales. The Coloured Fairy Books are a 12 book set. The stories in these books came from oral traditions. Many came from other languages and Lang was the first to bring them to English speaking readers. This series would be a perfect end of the school day for teachers to share with their students. Stories in this book include What the Rose did to the Cypress -- Ball-Carrier and the Bad One -- How Ball-Carrier finished his Task -- The Bunyip -- Father Grumbler -- The Story of the Yara -- The Cunning Hare -- The Turtle and his Bride -- How Geirald the Coward was Punished -- Habogi -- How the Little Brother set Free his Big Brothers -- The Sacred Milk of Koumongoe -- The Wicked Wolverine -- The Husband of the Rat's Daughter -- The Mermaid and the Boy -- Pivi and Kabo -- The Elf Maiden -- How Some Wild Animals became Tame Ones -- Fortune and the Wood-Cutter -- The Enchanted Head -- The Sister of the Sun -- The Prince and the Three Fates -- The Fox and the Lapp -- Kisa the Cat -- The Lion and the Cat -- Which was the Foolishest? -- Asmund and Signy -- Rubezahl -- Story of the King who would be Stronger then Fate -- Story of Wali Dad the Simple-hearted -- Tale of a Tortoise and of a Mischievous Monkey -- The Knights of the Fish.