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Walt Disney's Giant Book of Fairy Tales is an illustrated hardcover children's book published by Purnell in October 1973.

The book contains thirty-six fairy tales, including ones based on the films Pinocchio, Peter and the Wolf, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty. It also includes stories that would yet to be adapted into animated movies in seventeen years to come. Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Rapunzel, The Little Matchgirl and The Frog Prince, featuring characters from different Disney films and shorts.

Contents

# Title Characters used in the illustrations. Page
01 Pinocchio The same characters from the original film. 8
02 Peter and the Wolf The same characters from the original film. 14
03 Tom Thumb

Mr. Smee
Flora and Merryweather
Honest John and Gideon
Wolf

17
04 The Four Musicians of Bremen Eeyore
Tramp
Jasper and Horace
21
05 Hansel and Gretel

Huntsman
Madam Mim

26
06 The Steadfast Tin Soldier Alice
Arthur Pendragon
Madam Mim
35
07 Red Riding Hood Flora
Wendy Darling
Big Bad Wolf
Geppetto
37
08 Thumbelina Tinker Bell 42
09 Puss in Boots Figaro
John Darling
King Stefan
Alice
Katrina Van Tassel
46
10 Mother Snow Fauna 53
11 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs The same characters from the original film. 58
12 Rapunzel No Disney characters were used in the illustrations. 63
13 Aladdin and his Wonderful Lamp Mickey Mouse
Goofy
Minnie Mouse
Honest John and Gideon
66
14 Cinderella The same characters from the original film. 71
15 Rumpelstiltskin Geppetto
King Stefan
Snow White
Grumpy
80
16 Jack and the Beanstalk Goofy
Mother Goose
85
17 Toads and Diamonds Drizella Tremaine 90
18 The Golden Goose Boy (The Reluctant Dragon) 92
19 The Three Spinners Cinderella
Lady Tremaine
Queen Leah
Flora, Fauna, and Merryweather
Prince Phillip
100
20 The Frog Prince No Disney characters were used in the illustrations. 103
21 Babes in Toyland No Disney characters were used in the illustrations. 106
22 The North Wind and the Sun Jiminy Cricket 122
23 Sleeping Beauty The same characters from the original film. 114
24 Lucky Hans Goofy
Stromboli
Mickey Mouse
Donald Duck
Mad Hatter
Fauna
120
25 The Tinder Box Kay
Madam Mim
King Stefan
Queen Leah
125
26 The Donkey's Skin Dress Snow White
Sir Ector
Prince Phillip
King Stefan
Queen Leah
132
27 The Ridiculous Wishes Donald Duck
Witch Hazel
Daisy Duck
135
28 Dick Whittington

Donald Duck
Clarabelle Cow
Jaq and Gus
Goofy
Scrooge McDuck

139
29 The Princess and the Pea Fauna
King Hubert
Aurora
145
30 Beauty and the Beast

The King
Drizella Tremaine
Anastasia Tremaine
Cinderella
Big Bad Wolf
Prince Charming

147
31 The Nightingale No Disney characters were used in the illustrations. 154
32 The Nixie of the Millpond Aurora
Scrooge McDuck
Daisy Duck
Donald Duck
Merryweather
157
33 The Ugly Duckling No Disney characters were used in the illustrations. 164
34 The Four Clever Brothers Kay
Johnny Appleseed
Prince Phillip
Roger Radcliffe
Merlin
Johnny's Angel
Dragon Maleficent
167
35 The Little Match Girl Alice
Fauna
174
36 The Three Bears Baloo
Alice
177
37 King Nutcracker Snow White
King Stefan
Samson
181
38 The Emperor's New Clothes Mickey Mouse
Ichabod Crane
Merlin
183
39 Snow-White and Rose-Red Prince Phillip 186

Trivia

  • Although Br'er Rabbit and the Tar Baby appear on the dust cover, they do not appear in any of the illustrations in the book.
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