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These are the books we read or referred to while creating this website:

Bradford, Barbara Taylor (ed). Children's Stories of the Bible, From the Old and New Testaments. Manchester: World Distributors Limited, 1968. 254 pp.

Carpenter, Humphrey; and Pritchard, Mari. The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. 588 pp.
(ISBN 0 19 860228 6)

Carroll, Lewis. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, and Through the Looking Glass. London: Octopus Books Limited, 1984.
(ISBN 0 681287 60 8)

Dowson, John. A Classical Dictionary of Hindu Mythology and Religion. New Delhi: Rupa & Co., 1993. 411pp.

Jacobs, Joseph. English Fairy Tales. London: Puffin Books, 1994. 194 pp.
(ISBN 0 14 036785 3)

Knappert, Jan. An Encyclopaedia of Myth and Legend: Indian Mythology. New Delhi: Harper Collins Publishers India Pvt. Ltd., 1993. 288 pp.
(ISBN 1 85538 040 4)

Macdonald, George. The Princess and the Goblin. Mahwah, New Jersey: Watermill Press, 1985. 197 pp.
(ISBN 0 8167 0472 4)

Miller, Olive Beaupre (ed). My Book House. 13 vols. Chicago: The Book House for Children, 1951.

Purkiss, Diane. Troublesome Things: A History of Fairies and Fairy Stories. London: The Penguin Group, 2000. 356 pp.
(ISBN 0 71 399312 X)

Shakespeare, William. Complete Works (ed. Peter Alexander). London and Glasgow: ELBS and Collins, 1964. 1376 pp.

Sharma, Vishnu. Panchatantra. Trans. G.R. Chandiramani. Calcutta: Rupa & Co, 1993.258 pp.
(ISBN 81 7167 065 2)

Tolkien, J.R.R. The Lord of the Rings, 3 vols. London: Unwin Paperbacks, 1981, 536 pp.
(ISBN 0 04 823185 1)

Zheleznova, Irina. (trans). A Mountain of Gems - Fairy Tales of the Peoples of the Soviet Lands. Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House. 333 pp.

Zipes, Jack. (ed). The Penguin Book of Western Fairy Tales. London: Penguin Books, 1993. 814 pp.
(ISBN 0 14 017091 X)

The New Encyclopaedia Britannica, 32 vols. 15th Edition. Chicago: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc. 1997.


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