Early Australian fairy tales digitized in TROVE


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No author, (1877), The Fairy Dance: The Legend of Shark Island, in Advocate, 29 December, http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/170438157

F.M., (1880) Meeahnota, a fairy tale, in The Sydney and New South Wales Advertiser, 10 July p. 59 http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/161914049

Cameron, D., (1878), Ooroomoolia : An Australian Fairy Story, in The Darling Downs Advertiserhttp://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/75743791

Moth, (1879), Australian Fairy Tales : The Tale of the Mountain Moss, in
The Australian Town and Country Journal, 23 August, p. 364.

Moth, (1879), Australian Fairy Tales : The Tale of the Sarsparilla, in The Australian Town and Country Journal, 16th August, p.28  http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/70971935

Moth, (1879), Australian Fairy Tales : The Tale of the Waratah, in The Australian Town and Country Journal, 16th August, p.28  http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/70971935

Moth,(1879), Australian Fairy Tales: The Tale of the Eucalypt, in The Australian Town and Country Journal, 13 September, p. 20. http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/70972835

Moth, (1879), Australian Fairy Tales: The Tale of the Clematis, in The Australian Town and Country Journal, 9 August, p. 29. http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/70971718

Moth, (1879), Australian Fairy Tales: The Tale of the Christmas Bush, in The Australian Town and Country Journal, 30 August, p. 28 http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/70972527

Moth, (1879) Australian Fairy Tales: The Tale of the Ironbark, in The Australian Town and Country Journal,  27 September, p 28. http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/70973199

Douglas, K., (1891), An Australian fairy tale, In The Australasian, 18 July, p. 43 http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/140707180

Westbury, A. F (1895), Australian Fairy Tales. King Dunce, In The Narracoorte Herald, 22 November, http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/147092562

Westbury, A. F (1895), Australian Fairy Tales.The Bank Cat, In Portland Guardian, 1 November, p. 1 http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/63632611

Westbury, A. F., (1895), Australian Fairy Tales. TIM, In The Narracoorte Herald  November p. 1, http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/147092338

Carneil (1896), The Storyteller. An Australian Fairy Tale, In The Australasian, 1 August, p 27 http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/139728971

Stephens, J. Brunton (1879), The Roley Poley people: A Fairy Story of the Far West, in The Queenslander, 20 December, p. 22 http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/20330230

Astrea (1898), A Christmas Fairy Tale, in The Sydney Mail and New South Wales Advertiser,  p. 12 March, p. 553 http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/163800987

Philomel (1905), Australian Fairy Tales. Fairy Bells., In Weekly Times, 14 October, p. 34 http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/225185743

Philomel (1905), Australian Fairy Tales. Daddy's last fairy tale, In Weekly Times,  28 October, p. 34 http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/225185743

Phylomel (1905), Australian fairy tales origin of the magpie, In Weekly Times, 25 March, p 34 http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/222539100

Dolman, W. (1905), An Australian Fairy Tale, In Chronicle, 16 December, p. 54 http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/88148233

M.G.B (1907), A Christmas Fairy Tale in The Leader, 21 December, p. 6 http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/198098721

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