The Enchanted Canary and Other Fairy Tales by Andrew Lang
Once upon a time, in the reign of King Cambrinus, there lived at Avesnes one of his lords, who was the finest man—by which I mean the fattest—in the whole country of Flanders. He ate four meals a day, slept twelve hours out of the twenty-four, and the only thing he ever did was to shoot at small birds with his bow and arrow…
Andrew Lang was a Scots poet, novelist, and contributor to the field of anthropology. He is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. The Andrew Lang lectures at the University of St Andrews are named after him.
The Enchanted Canary and Other Fairy Tales by Andrew Lang, ISBN: 9781910343692, Sovereign, 300pp.
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