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date: 17 October 2019

LANG, Andrew (1844–1912) 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature
Author(s):

Daniel Hahn

Folklorist and man of letters, editor of The Blue Fairy Book and its successors, Lang was the eldest son of a lawyer and was born and brought up in Selkirk, in the Scottish border country. As a boy he heard fairy tales and legends of the area from his nurse and other local people; he read Scottish history in ... ...

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