Author(s): Josephine Evetts-Secker
A meaningful collection of tales about the daughters of kings, merchants, warriors and peasants, and their relationships with their fathers, drawn from different traditions around the world. Discover how fathers learn to love wisely and well, and how daughters achieve independence. The anthology includes such folklore favorites as 'Beauty and the Beast' and 'The Frog Prince', as well as introducing less familiar stories. Originally printed in 1997 and reprinted by popular demand: a book for families to share. Features endnotes on key motifs in the stories and their symbolic significance. Includes the stories that formed the basis for The Arabian Nights and King Lear.