by Robin McKinley
From the back:
"Robin McKinley, winner of the prestigious Newberry Medal, leads you through the door in the hedge into the lands of the Faery - a world more beautiful and far more dangerous, than the fairy tales of childhood would have us believe..."
This book contains 4 novelettes.
The Stolen Princess:
A little princess is stolen from her bed and many years later, the same fate may befall the daughter of the her surviving sister...
The Princess and the Frog:
Enchantment may lie in strange places.
The Hunting of the Hind:
A royal hunter, seeking a great prize falls into a trap he could never have expected...
The Twelve Dancing Princesses
Evil lurks on an enchanted isle deep beneath the royal castle...