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Lang Fairy Tale Books

The country / origin of the tale is taken from the website  Andrew Lang's Fairy Books  which also has translations of the tales.
If one of these links does not work, you can find a copy of the story there.

The casual user should be aware that not all the tales in Lang Fairy Books are fairy tales / folk tales There are several
stories from Hans Christian Anderson. A Voyage to Lilliput is from Swift's Gulliver's Travels.

Tales labelled Unattributed, were not given a country or origin by Lang.

Lang Red Fairy Book
Tale AT Culture
Black Thief and Knight of Glen NA Irish
Brother and Sister 450 German
Bushy Bride 403 Norwegian
Dapplegrim NA Norwegian
Death of Koshchei thee Deathless 552 Slavic
Drakestail 715 French
Enchanted Canary NA French
Enchanted Pig 425A Romanian
Farmer WeatherBeard 325 Norwegian
Golden Branch NA French
Golden Goose 571 German
Graciosa and Percinet NA French
Jack and the Beanstalk 328 Unattributed
Kari Woodengown 510A Norwegian
Little Good Mouse NA French
Marvellous Musician 151 German
Minnikin NA Norwegian
Mother Holle 480 German
Nettle Spinner NA French
Norka 301 Unattributed
Princess Mayblossom NA French
Princess Rosette NA French
Rapunzel 310 German
Ratcatcher 570* French
Seven Foals NA Norwegian
Six Sillies 1229*, 1384, 1450 Belgian?
Snowdrop 709 German
Soria Moria Castle NA Norwegian
Story of Sigurd NA Icelandic
The Master Thief 1525A Norwegian
Three Dwarfs 403B German
Three Princesses of Whiteland NA Norwegian
True History of Little Golden Hood 333 French
Twelve Brothers 451 German
Twelve Dancing Princesses 306 Unattributed
Voice of Death NA Romanian
Wonderful Birch NA Russian

Lang Crimson Fairy Book    
Tale AT Country
Boy Who Could Keep a Secret NA Hungarian
Clever Maria NA Portuguese
Colony of Cats NA Unattributed
Cottager and His Cat 1651 Icelandic
Crab and Money NA Japanese
Death of Abu Nowas and of his Wife NA African
Eisenkopf NA Hungarian
Gifts of the Magician NA Finnish
Gold-Bearded Man 502 Hungarian
Hairy Man 502 Russiann
Horse Gullfaxi and Sword Gunnfoder NA Icelandic
How the Beggar Turned into Count Piro 545B Italian
How the Wicked Tanuki was Punished NA Japanese
How to Find Out a True Friend NA Italian
Language of Beasts 670 Unattributed
Little Wildrose NA Romanian
Lovely Ilonka 408 Hungarian
Lucky Luck 460B Hungarian
Magic Kettle NA Japanese
Motiratika NA African
Niels and the Giants 304 Unattributed
Paperarelloo 314 Italian
Prince and Dragon 302 Serbian
Prince Who Would Seek Immortality NA Hungarian
Rogues and Herdsman NA Icelandic
Shepherd Paul 301 Hungarian
Six Hungry Beasts 20, 20B, 37, 56A, 1310C Finnish
Stone-Cutter 555 Japanese
Story of Seven Simons 513B Hungarian
Story of the Sham Prince or Ambitous Tailor NA Unattributed
Strong Prince 590 Hungarian
Three Robes 403 Icelandic
Tiidu The Piper 566 Estonian
To Your Good Health! 858 Russiann
Treasure Seeker NA Unattributed
Tritill, Litill, and the Birds 401A Hungarian


Lang Green Fairy Book    
Tale AT Country
Allerleiraugh, or the Many-Furred Creature 510B German
Biter Bit 1539 European
Blue Bird 432 French
Crystal Coffin 410 German
Dirty Shepherdess 510 French
Enchanted Ring 560 French
Enchanted Snake 425A Unattributed
Enchanted Watch 560 French
Fairy Gifts NA French
Golden Blackbird 550 French
Golden Lads 555 German
Golden Mermaid 550 German
Half-Chick 715 Spanish
Heart of Ice NA French
Jack My Hedgehog 441 German
Jorinde and Joringel 405 German
King Kojata 313 Russiann
Little One-Eye, Little Two-Eyes, and Little Three-Eyes 511 German
Little Soldier NA French
Magic Swan 571 European
Prince Featherhead and the Princess Celandine NA French
Prince Fickle and Fair Helena NA German
Prince Narcissus and the Princess Potentilla NA French
Prince Vivien and the Princess Placida NA French
Puddocky 402 German
Riddle 851 German
Rosanella NA French
Snuff-Box 560 French
Spindel Shuttle and Needle 585 German
Story of a Clever Tailor 850 German
Story of Caliph Stork NA Unattributed
Story of Hok Lee and the Dwarfs NA Chinese
Story of the Fisherman and his Wife 555 German
Story of the Three Bears 171 English
Sylvain and Jocosa NA French
Three Dogs 300 German
Three Little Pigs 124 Unattributed
Three Musicians NA German
Three Snake-Leaves NA German
Twelve Huntsmen 884 German
War of Wolf and Fox NA German
White Snake 673 German


Lang Grey Fairy Book    
Tale AT Country
Bear 510B Unattributed
Bobino 671 Unattributed
Cannetella 900 Italian
Daughter of Buk Ettemsuch 405A* African
Dog and Sparrow 58 German
Donkey Skin 510B French
Fairy's Blunder NA French
Fortunatus and his Purse 566 Unattributed
Goat-Faced Girl 900A Italian
Goblin Ponty NA French
Herr Lazarus and the Draken 1049, 1115, 1149, 1640 Unattributed
Impossible Enchantment NA Unattributed
Jackal and Spring 55 African
Janni and the Draken 300 Unattributed
Laughing Eye and Weeping Eye, of the Limping Fox NA Slavic
Little Gray Man 301 German
Long, Broad, and Quickeye 513 Slavic
Magician's Horse 314 Unattributed
Mohammed with the Magic Finger NA African
Ogre 563 Italian
Partnership of Thief and Liar 1654 Unattributed
Prunella 310 Unattributed
Simpleton 513 Italian
Story of Bensurdatu 301 Italian
Story of Dschemil and Dschemila 313 African
Story of Fair Circassians NA French
Story of the Queen of the Flowery Isles NA French
Story of the Three Sons of Hali NA Unattributed
Street Musicians 130 German
Sunchild 898 Unattributed
Twin Brothers 303 Unattributed
Udea and Her Seven Brothers 451 African
Unlooked-for-Prince 313 Slavic
What Came of Picking Flowers 552 Portuguese
White Wolf 425A Unattributed


Lang Lilac Fairy Book    
Tale AT Country
Battle of Birds NA Scottish
BelievingHusbands 1406 Scottish
Bones of Djulung NA Unattributed
Brown Bear of Norway 425A Scottish
Brownie of the Lake NA French
Castle of Kerglas NA French
Enchanted Deer NA Scottish
Escape of Mouse NA Welsh
Fairy Nurse 476* Irish
False Prince and True NA Portuguese
Fish Story NA Oceania
Four Gifts NA French
French Puck NA French
Groac'h of Isle of Lok NA French
Heart of a Monkey 91 African
Hoodie-Crow 425A Scottish
How Brave Walter Hunter Wolves NA Finnish
Jogi's Punishment NA Indian
King of Waterfalls NA Scottish
Lady of Fountain NA Welsh
Little Lasse 700 Finnish
Lost Paradise NA French
Moti' NA Pushto
One-Handed Girl 706 African
Raspberry Worm NA Finnish
Rich Brother and Poor Brother 1534 Portuguese
Sea King's Gift NA Finnish
Shifty Lad 1525D Scottish
Stones of Plouhinec NA French
Story of a Very Bad Boy 1539 French
Three Crowns NA Scottish
Winning of Olwen NA Welsh
Wonderful Tune NA Irish


Lang Olive Fairy Book    
  AT Country
Billy Goat and the King 670 Indian
Blue Parrot NA French
Boy Who Found Fear at Last 326 Turkish
Clever Weaver NA Armenian
Comb and the Collar NA English
Diamond Cut Diamond NA Indian
Dorani NA Indian
Fate of the Turtle 225A Indian
Five Wise Words of the Guru NA Indian
Geirlug the King's Daughter NA Icelandic
Golden-Headed Fish 551 Armenian
Grasp All Lose All 776 Indian
Green Knight 510 Danish
He Wins Who Waits NA Armenian
Jackal or Tiger? NA Unattributed
Kupti and Imani NA Indian
Long-Bow Story 1920 Indian
Madschun 577 Turkish
Prince and the Princess in the Forest NA Danish
Punishment of the Fairy Gangana NA French
Samba the Coward NA African
Satin Surgeon NA French
Silent Princess 898 Turkish
Snake Prince 425A Indian
Steel Cane 779 Armenian
Story of Little King Loc NA French
Story of Zoulvisia NA Armenian
Strange Adventures of Little Maia 700 Unattributed
Thanksgiving of the Wazir NA Indian


Lang Orange Fairy Book    
Tale AT Country
Adventures of a Jackal NA African
Adventures of a Jackal's Eldest Son NA African
Adventures of an Indian Brave NA Native American
Adventures of Covan Brown-Haired NA Irish
Adventures of the Younger Son of Jackal NA African
Andras Baive NA Lapp
Bird of Truth 707 Spanish
Clever Cat NA African
Enchanted Wreath 480 Scandinavian
Foolish Weaver 1693 Pushto
Fox and Wolf 32, 34 Spanish
Frog and Lion Fairy NA French
Girl-Fish NA Catalan
Goldsmith's Fortune NA Pathan
How Ian Direach Got the Blue Falcon NA Scottish
How Isuro the Rabbit Tricked Gudu NA African
How the Stalos Were Tricked 328 Lapp
Ian The Soldier's Son NA Scottish
Magic Book 325 Danish
Magic Mirror NA African
Mink and Wolf NA Native American
Owl and Eagle NA Native American
Pinkel the Thief NA Scandinavian
Princess Bella-Flor NA Spanish
Rover of Plain NA African
Story of Manus NA Scottish
Story of the Hero Makoma from Senna NA African
Story of the King Who Would See Paradise NA Pathan
Three Treasures of Giants 569 Slavic
Two Caskets 480 Scandinavian
Ugly Duckling NA Danish
White Doe 898 French
White Slipper NA Spanish


Lang Pink Fairy Book    
Tale AT Country
Bird 'Grip' 550 Swedish
Catherine and Her Destiny 938 Italian
Cat's Elopement NA Japanese
Cunning Shoemaker 1539 Italian
Don Giovanni de la Fortuna 361 Italian
Esben and the Witch 327B, 328, 1121 Danish
Fir-Tree NA Danish
Flying Trunk NA Danish
Goblin and Grocer NA Danish
Golden Lion 860A* Italian
Hans the Mermaid's Son NA Danish
House in the Wood 431 German
How the Dragon Was Tricked 328 Greek
How the Hermit Helped to Win the King's Daughter NA Italian
I Know What I have Learned NA Danish
Jackal, Dove and Panther 56 African
Jackal, Dove and Panther 56D African
Jackal, Dove and Panther 56C African
King Lindorm 433B Swedish.
King Who Would have a Beautiful Wife NA Italian
Little Hare NA African
Maiden Bright-Eye 480 Danish
Man without a Heart 303A Unattributed
Master and Pupil 325 Danish
Merry Wifes 1406 Danish
Peter Bull 1675 Danish
Princess in the Chest 307 Danish
Princess Minion-Minette NA French
Shirt-Collar NA Danish
Slaying of Tanuki NA Japanese
Snow Man NA Danish
Snowflake 703* Slavic
Snow-Queen NA Danish
Sparrow with Slit Tongue 480 Japanese
Sprig of Rosemary 425A Catalan
Story of Ciccu 569 Italian
Three Brothers 301 German
Troll's Daughter 302 Danish
Two Brothers 303 Italian
Uraschimataro and the Turtle 681 Japanese
Water of Life 707 Catalan
White Dove 313 Danish
Wounded Lion 444* Catalan


Lang Violet Fairy Book    
Tale AT Country
Boys with Golden Stars 707 Romanian
Child Who Came from an Egg NA Estonian
Enchanted Knife 576 Serbian
Envious Neighbor NA Japanese
Fairy of Dawn 551 Romanian
Finest Liar in the World 1920 Serbian
Frog 402 Italian
Girl Who Pretended to be a Boy 884B Romanian
Goat's Ears of the Emperor Trojan NA Serbian
Grateful Prince 313 Estonian
Headless Dwarfs 326 Estonian
History of Dwarf Long Nose NA Unattributed
How a Fish Swam in the Air and a Hare in the Water NA Unattributed
Jesper Who Herded the Hares 570 Scandinavian
Lute Player 888 Russiann
Maiden with Wooden Helmet NA Japanese
Mogarzea and His Son NA Unattributed
Monkey and Jelly-Fish NA Japanese
Nine Pea-Hens and Golden Apples 400 Serbian
Nunda, Eater of People 550 African
Prince Who Wanted to See the World 313 Portuguese
Princess Who was Hidden Underground 870 German
Schippeitaro 300 Japanese
Stan Bolovan 1049, 1060, 1063, 1115, 1149 Romanian
Story of a Gazelle 545B African
Story of Halfman 122F, 1119, 1121 African
Story of Hassebu NA African
Story of Three Wonderful Beggars 461 Serbian
Tale of the Tontlawald NA Estonian
Three Princes and Their Beasts NA Lithuanian
Two Frogs NA Japanese
Two in a Sack NA Russiann
Underground Workers NA Estonian
Virgilius the Sorcerer 331 Unattributed
Young Man Who Would have his Eyes Opened NA Estonian


Lang Yellow Fairy Book    
Tale AT Country
Alphege or the Green Monkey NA Unattributed
Blockhead-Hans 853 Unattributed
Blue Mountains 301A Unattributed
Boy and Wolves or Broken Promise NA Native American
Cat and Mouse in Partnership 15 Unattributed
Crow 425N Polish
Dead Wife NA Native American
Death of Sun-Hero NA Bukovina
Donkey Cabbage 566 Unattributed
Dragon and His Grandmother 812 Unattributed
Dragon of the North 300 Estonian
Fairer-Than-A-Fairy NA Unattributed
Flower Queen's Dauther 300 Bukovina
Flying Ship 513B Russiann
Giants and Herd-Boy NA Bukovina
Glass Axe 313 Hungarian
Glass Mountain 530 Polish
Golden Crab 425D Greek
Grateful Beasts 613 Hungarian
Hazel-Nut Child 700 Bukovina
Hermod and Hadvor R NA Icelandic
How Six Men Travelled Through the Wide World NA Unattributed
How to Tell a True Princess 704 Unattributed
In The Land of Souls NA Native American
Invisible Prince NA Unattributed
Iron Stove 425A German
Little Green Frog 550 French
Magic Ring 560 Unattributed
Nightengale NA Unattributed
Nixy 316 German
Prince Ring 444* Icelandic
Seven-Headed Serpent 300 Greek
Six Swans 451 Unattributed
Snow-Daughter and Fire-Son NA Bukovina
Steadfast Tin-Soldier NA Unattributed
Story of about a Darning-Needle 2029 Unattributed
Story of Big Klaus and Little Klaus NA Unattributed
Story of King Frost 480 Russiann
Story of the Emperor's New Clothes NA Danish
Swineherd NA Unattributed
Three Brothers NA Polish
Thumbelina NA Unattributed
Tinder-Box 562 Unattributed
White Duck 403 Unattributed
Witch 327 Russiann
Witch and Her Servants 550 Russiann
Witch in the Stone Boat 403 Icelandic
Wizard King NA French


Lang Blue Fairy Book    
Title AT Country
Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp 561 Arabian Nights
Beauty and the Beast 425C French
Blue Beard 312 French
Bronze Ring NA MidEast
Cinderella, or the Little Glass Slipper 510A French
East of the Sun and West of the Moon 425A Norwegian
Felicia and the Pot of Pinks NA French
Forty Thieves 676 Arabian Nights
GooseGirl 533 German
Hansel and Grettel 327A German
History of Jack Giant-Killer 300 Scotland
History of Whittington 1651 Unattributed
History of Jack Giant-Killer 328 Scotland
Little Red Riding Hood 333 Unattributed
Little Thumb 327B French
Master Cat, or Puss in Boots 545B French
Master-Maid 313 Norwegian
Prince Darling NA French
Prince Hyacinth and the Dear Little Princess NA French
Princess on Glass Hill 530 Norwegian
Red Etin 300, 303 Scottish
Rumpelstiltzkin 500 German
Sleeping Beauty in the Wood 410 Unattributed
Snow-White and Rose-Red 426 German
Story of Pretty Goldilocks 300 French
Story of Prince Ahmed and Fairy Paribanou NA Arabian Nights
Tale of a Youth Who Set Out to Learn What Fear Was 326 German
Terrible Head 898 Unattributed
Black Bull of Norroway 425A Scottish
Brave Little Tailor 1640 Unattributed
Toads and Diamonds 480 French
Trusty John 516 German
Voyage to Lilliput NA English
Water-Lily. Gold-Spinners 407 Unattributed
White Cat 402 French
Why the Sea is Salt 565 Norwegian
Wonderful Sheep 425 French
Yellow Dwarf NA French


Lang Brown Fairy Book    
Title AT Country
Asmund and Signy 870B* Icelandic
Ball-Carrier and the Bad One NA Native American
Bunyip NA Oceania
Cuning Hare NA Native American
Elf Maided NA Lapp
Enchanted Head 444* MidEast/Central Asian
Father Grumbler 563 African
Fortune and the Wood-Cutter 1645B* MidEast/Central Asian
Fox and Lapp 1, 2, 73 Lapp
Habogi 444* Icelandic
How Geirald the Coward was Punished 300 Icelandic
How Some Wild Animals Became Tame Ones NA Lapp
How the Ball-Carrier Finished His Task NA Native American
How the Little Brother Set Free His Big Brothers NA Native American
Husband of Rat's Daughter 2031C African
Kisa the Cat NA Icelandic
Knights of Fish 303 Spanish
Lion and Cat NA Native American
Mermaid and Boy 531 Lapp
Pivi and Kabo NA Oceania
Prince and Three Fates NA Ancient Egyptian
Rubezahl 301A German
Sacred Mild of Koumongoe NA African
Sister of the Sun NA Lapp
Story of the King who Would be Stronger than Fate NA Indian
Story of Wali Dad the Simple-Hearted NA Indian
Story of Yara 316 Brazilian
Tale of a Tortoise and a Mischievous Monkey 291 Brazilian
Turtle and his Bride 433A Native American
What the Rose Did to the Cypress NA Persian
Which was the Foolishest? 1406 Icelandic
Wicked Wolverine NA Native American