Copyright © 1999 by Sheldon Cashdan
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"The Little Girl and the Wolf" from FABLES IN OUR TIME, Copyright © 1940 James Thurber. Copyright © renewed 1968 Helen Thurber and Rosemary A. Thurber. Reprinted by arrangement with Rosemary A. Thurber and the Barbara Hogenson Agency.
"Vasilisa the Beautiful" from RUSSIAN FAIRY TALES by Aleksander Afanas'ev, translated by Norbert Guterman. Copyright © 1945 by Pantheon Books, Inc. Reprint copyright © 1975 by Random House, Inc. Reprinted by permission of Pantheon Books, a division of Random House, Inc.
"Little Snow White" and "The Juniper Tree" from THE COMPLETE GRIMM'S FAIRY TALES by Margaret Hunt and James Stern (translators). Copyright © 1944 by Pantheon Books, Inc. and renewed 1972 by Random House, Inc. Reprinted by permission of Pantheon Books, a division of Random House, Inc.
Robert Coover Briar Rose ( New York: Grove/Atlantic, 1996).
Jeanne Desy, "The Princess Who Stood On Her Own Two Feet." Reprinted in Stories for Free Children, edited by Betty Pogrebin ( New York: McGraw-Hill, 1982).
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