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A Choice of Magic
First edition
Author Ruth Manning-Sanders
Illustrator Robin Jacques
Country United States
Language English
Genre Fairy Tales
Publisher E. P. Dutton
Publication date
Media type Print (hardcover)
Pages 319 pp
ISBN 0-525-27810-9
OCLC 257122
LC Class PZ8.M333 Ch

A Choice of Magic is a 1971 anthology of 32 fairy tales from around the world that have been collected and retold by Ruth Manning-Sanders. In fact, the book is mostly a collection of tales published in previous Manning-Sanders anthologies. Stories are pulled from A Book of Princes and Princesses (1969), A Book of Giants (1962), A Book of Dwarfs (1963), A Book of Dragons (1964), A Book of Ghosts and Goblins (1968), A Book of Witches (1965), A Book of Mermaids (1967), and A Book of Wizards (1966). There are also four previously unpublished stories.

It is followed by the anthology Folk and Fairy Tales (1978), another collection of (mostly) previously published Manning-Sanders tales.

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