The Red King and the Witch: Gypsy Folk and Fairy Tales

The Red King and the Witch: Gypsy Folk and Fairy Tales is a 1965 anthology of 25 tales that have been collected and retold by Ruth Manning-Sanders. It is one in a long series of such anthologies by Manning-Sanders.

The Red King and the Witch: Gypsy Folk and Fairy Tales
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First US edition
AuthorRuth Manning-Sanders
IllustratorVictor Ambrus
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
GenreFairy Tales
PublisherOUP (UK) Roy (US)
Publication date
1964 (UK) 1965 (US)
Media typePrint (hardcover)
Pages175 pp.

This book was first published in the United Kingdom in 1964, by Oxford University Press.

Table of contentsEdit

  • Brian and the Fox
  • The Deluded Dragon
  • The Hen That Laid Diamond Eggs
  • Bald Pate
  • Jankyn and the Witch
  • Sylvester
  • The Red King and the Witch
  • The Old Soldier and the Mischief
  • The Riddle
  • It All Comes To Light
  • Jack and His Golden Snuff-Box
  • The Brigands and the Miller's Daughter
  • The Little Bull-Calf
  • The Little Fox
  • Tropsyn
  • The Tinker and His Wife
  • The Little Nobleman
  • The Snake
  • The Tale of a Foolish Brother and of a Wonderful Bush
  • The Black Dog of the Wild Forest
  • The Dragon and the Stepmother
  • The Dog and the Maiden
  • An Old King and His Three Sons of England
  • The Three Princesses and the Unclean Spirit
  • Happy Boz'll