The Lilac Fairy Book - The Brown Bear of Norway’ – an Irish tale that echoes ‘Beauty and the Beast’ – is one of the memorable stories in this fascinating collection created by folklorist Andrew Lang. ‘The Heart of a Monkey’ is a Swahili tale about a wily shark and a courteous but sharp-witted monkey. These tales often explore similar ideas about the qualities that determine a person’s happiness and success.
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 12: Patrick Kane #88 and Andrew Shaw #65 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate after Shaw scored the game-winning goal in the third overtime to give them a 4-3 win against the Boston Bruins in Game One of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final at United Center on June 12, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)