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    Jacobs, Joseph

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    A pre-eminent Australian scholar and literary critic, Jacobs published many books on Jewish history and tradition. He is best known for his contribution to children's literature. In 1890, he published a collection of legends and fairy tales under the title English Fairy Tales. It contains fabulous stories like Tom Tit Tot The Story of Three Little Pigs, Tom Thumb, and Jack and the Beanstalk. He also compiled five more volumes of English, Celtic, Indian, and European folktales and stories.

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    A pre-eminent Australian scholar and literary critic, Jacobs published books on Jewish history and tradition. He compiled five volumes of English, Celtic, Indian, and European folktales and stories and is best known for his contribution to juvenile literature.

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