By L. Frank Baum
The twelve tales have been released during this order within the first edition.
"The field of Robbers." "The Glass Dog." "The Queen of Quok." "The lady Who Owned a Bear." "The Enchanted Types." "The giggling Hippopotamus." "The Magic Bon Bons." "The catch of pop Time." "The very good Pump." "The Dummy That Lived." "The King of the Polar Bears." "The Mandarin and the Butterfly."
The tales, as critics have famous, lack the high-fantasy element of the simplest of Baum's paintings, in ounces or out. With ironic or nonsensical morals hooked up to their ends, their tone is extra satirical, glib, and tongue-in-cheek than is common in kid's tales; the serialization in newspapers for grownup readers used to be acceptable for the fabrics. "The Magic Bon Bons" used to be the preferred of the stories, judging by way of variety of reprints.
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American Fairy Tales by L. Frank Baum