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A Cauldron of Witches
Author Ruth Manning-Sanders
Illustrator Scoular Anderson
Country Great Britain
Language English
Genre Fairy Tales
Publisher Methuen & Co. Ltd.
Publication date
Media type Print (hardcover)
Pages 127 pp
ISBN 0-416-05172-3

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 such anthologies by author Manning-Sanders, who died in October 1988 at age 102.

Table of contents

  • Foreword
  • 1. The Little Grey Donkey (Sweden)
  • 2. The Amber Witch (Norway)
  • 3. Witch Longnose and her Cat Periwinkle (Cornwall)
  • 4. The Witch in the Wood (Germany)
  • 5. Wolfgang and the Witches (Bohemia)
  • 6. Tow-how and the Witch (Papua New Guinea)
  • 7. Martin and the Lions (Tyrol)
  • 8. The Giant on the Mount (France)
  • 9. Elsa and the Witch (Russia)
  • 10. The Witch's Flute (Bulgaria)
  • 11. The Whirlwind's Castle (Finland)
  • 12. Moti-katika and the Water Witch (South-east Africa)
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