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The Yellow Fairy Book

By Andrew Lang All Rights Reserved ©

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Chapter 1

Dedication

 

TO

JOAN, TODDLES, AND TINY

 

Books Yellow, Red, and Green and Blue, All true, or just as good as true, And here's the Yellow Book for YOU!

 

Hard is the path from A to Z, And puzzling to a curly head, Yet leads to Books—Green, Blue, and Red.

 

For every child should understand That letters from the first were planned To guide us into Fairy Land

 

So labour at your Alphabet, For by that learning shall you get To lands where Fairies may be met.

 

And going where this pathway goes, You too, at last, may find, who knows? The Garden of the Singing Rose.

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