A picture for the book Flower Fables

Flower Fables


Louisa May Alcott wrote Flower Fables a collection of fanciful stories, for Ralph Waldo Emerson's daughter Ella Emerson. It was Alcott's first published work, released December 9, 1854, earning Alcott $35 from the Boston publisher, George Briggs (equivalent to about $1,035 today). Painting by John Anster Fitzgerald, Fairies in a Nest, 1860.

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Chapter I: Flower Fables

Chapter II: The Frost King

Chapter III: Eva's Visit to Fairy-Land

Chapter IV: The Flower's Lesson

Chapter V: Lily-Bell and Thistle-down

Chapter VI: Little Bud

Chapter VII: Clover-Blossom

Chapter VIII: Little Annie's Dream

Chapter VIV: Ripple, the Water-Spirit

Chapter VV: Fairy Song

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