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   Once Upon a Time: A Treasury of Modern Fairy Tales, by Risa Kessler, Lester del Rey  
  Anthology, first publication in 1991
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      Ten of the top writers of fantasy present their views of the ways and byways of fairyland:
    ISAAC ASIMOV -- A most unusual knight meets an even more unusual dragon.
    TERRY BROOKS -- A boy and an elf discover courage conquers more than monsters.
    C.J. CHERRYH -- Three wishes -- and the strangest love story ever told.
    LESTER DEL REY -- The little princess didn't really believe in a fairy godmother.
    SUSAN DEXTER -- The hermit boy didn't know that his pet fawn was a unicorn.
    WAYLAND DREW -- Each traveler claimed precedence -- until a stranger joined them.
    BARBARA HAMBLY -- Three strange children from a dragon's lair were loved, until . . .
    KATHERINE KURTZ -- A fairy learns of faith and love from a holy man.
    ANNE McCAFFREY -- Humans and the descendants of Pegasus seek to escape their prison.
    LAWRENCE WATT-EVANS -- Killing a dragon is easy -- once one knows how.

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  • Children, Teens, Kids.
  • Dragons
  • Elves - Elven Lore
  • Fairy
  • Fairy Realms - Enchanted kingdoms - Magic Worlds
  • Kings, Queens & Princes - Emperors - Kingdoms & Empires
  • Knights - Warriors - Samourais - Gladiators
  • Monsters
  • Mystical Beasts, Minotaurs, Griffons, Pegasus, Sphinx, Gargoyles
  • Mythology - Myths - Legends - Fairy Tales - Folklore
  • Prison - Jail
  • Romance - Love Story

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