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The Islands of Magic
Legends, Folk and Fairy Tales from the Azores

Portuguese folktales

Notes: The book contains 34 folktales from the Azores (Portugal).

Author: Elsie Spicer Eells
Published: 1922
Publisher: Hardcourt, Brace and Company, Inc., New York


1.Princess Bluegreen of the Seven Cities

2.The Islands of Flowers

3.Why Dogs Sniff

4.Longstaff, Pinepuller and Rockheaver

5.The Table, the Sifter and the Pinchers

6.Linda Branca and her Mask

7.Fresh Figs


9.The Princess Who Lost Her Rings

10.The Master of Magic

11.St. Anthony's Godchild

12.Trouble When One's Young

13.The Little Maid Who Was Wise

14.Manoel Littlebean

15.The Necklace of Pearls

16.The Daughter of the King of Naples


18.The Seven Enchanted Princes

19.The Listening King

20.José the Beast Slayer

21.The Princess of the Lost Island

22.Why The Alvéloa Bird Received a Blessing

23.Why the Codorniz Bird Received a Curse

24.Outside the Door Like the Mother of St. Peter

25.Why the Owl Flies at Night

26.The Laborer and His Master

27.'Tis Faith Which Saves

28.St. Brendan's Island

29.The Silent Cavalier

30.The Enchanted Palace

31.The Friend of the Devil

32.The Miller's Cloak

33.The Magic Mouthful

34.The Messengers

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