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10 Fairy Tales That Were Way Darker Than You Realized as a Kid | HowStuffWorks

5 Fairy Tales That Were Way Darker Than You Realized as a Kid | What the Stuff?!

The older versions of popular fairy tales often get into some surprisingly mature themes: murder, mutilation, revenge. Learn the gory details in this video.1...

Grace Huddleston: The Adventures of the Muddle-headed Wombat

The Adventures of the Muddle-headed Wombat

The Adventures of the Muddle-headed Wombat By Ruth Park Illustrated by Noela Young. Educational Press Pty Ltd 1962 The Muddle H...

Grace Huddleston: Blinky Bill: the quaint little Australian

Blinky Bill: the quaint little Australian

Blinky Bill: the quaint little Australian. Story and decorations by Dorothy Wall, 1894-1942 Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1933. ...

Grace Huddleston: Tales of Snugglepot & Cuddlepie: their adventures ...

Tales of Snugglepot & Cuddlepie: their adventures wonderful

Tales of Snugglepot & Cuddlepie: their adventures wonderful Pictures & words by May Gibbs 1877-1969 Sydney : Angus & Robertson 1918 ...

Grace Huddleston: Seven Little Australians

Seven Little Australians

Seven Little Australians by Ethel Turner Mrs. Curlewis (1870-1958) Illustrated by J. Macfarlane. London: Ward, Lock 19...

Grace Huddleston: The magic pudding : the adventures of Bunyip Blueg...

The magic pudding : the adventures of Bunyip Bluegum

The magic pudding : the adventures of Bunyip Bluegum Written and illustrated by Norman Lindsay 1879-1969 Angus &​ Robertson 1918 North Ryde, N.S.W. : Collins/​Angus &​ Robertson, 1990, c1918. When his Uncle Wattleberry refuses to budge on the matter of his huge whiskers taking up too much room in their home, Bunyip Bluegum, “assuming an air of pleasure” sets off to see the world. He soon falls in with an old sailor named Bill and his mate, Sam the penguin, proud “Puddin’-Owners”. Joining…

Grace Huddleston: The story of Shy the Platypus

The story of Shy the Platypus

The story of Shy the Platypus By Leslie Rees 1905-2000 Illustrations by W. Cunningham Sydney : Lansdowne Press, 1982, c...

Grace Huddleston: The Silver Brumby

The Silver Brumby

The Silver Brumby Elyne Mitchell 1913-2002 Pymble, N.S.W. ; London : Angus&​Robertson 1958. Born on a stormy night and named f...

Grace Huddleston: The animals Noah forgot

The animals Noah forgot

The animals Noah forgot by A. B. Paterson ("Banjo"). Illus. by Norman Lindsay 1864-1941 The Endeavour Press; Sydney, ...

Grace Huddleston: A Little Bush Maid

A Little Bush Maid

A Little Bush Maid Mary Grant Bruce 1878-1958. Illustrations by J. MacFarlane. London ; Melbourne : Ward, Lock &​ Co., 1910. 1...

Grace Huddleston: An Australian Lassie

An Australian Lassie

An Australian Lassie by Lilian Turner (Mrs. F. Lindsay Thompson) Illustrated by A.J. Johnson. London ; Melbourne : Ward, Lock &​ ...