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The Yiddish Fish

by Santiago Cohen Sky Pony (November 04, 2014)

Rob Costello, a fishmonger, must be hearing things, because he swears a fish is speaking to him. Furthermore, it’s speaking Yiddish—and Rob doesn’t even speak Yiddish. Oy vey! Although Mr. Lipshitz, Rob’s...


123 World Children Stories: The Collection - Volume 3

by Patrick Healy & Kaspars Grinvalds Stergiou Limited (August 24, 2014)

Famous stories from all over the world retold by the teacher Patrick Healy. Patrick was working for decades on this collection and now he is happy to share the third volume with 123 tales. Romanian Tales, Russian...


East O' the Sun and West O' the Moon & Other Norwegian Fairy Tales

by George Webbe Dasent Dover Publications (April 04, 2012)

Classic Norwegian fairy tales include title story, plus "Shortshanks," "Princess on the Glass Hill," "Why the Sea Is Salt," "The Twelve Wild Ducks," "The Mastermaid," "Dapplegrim," "Tatterhood," and 2 other...


The Olive Fairy Book

by Andrew Lang Dover Publications (January 16, 2013)

Eight Punjabi tales, five from Armenia, 16 others. An enchanting world of flying dragons, ogres, fairies, and princes transformed into white foxes. 50 illustrations.


The Orange Fairy Book

by Andrew Lang Dover Publications (May 22, 2013)

"The Magic Mirror," "The Two Caskets," "The Clever Cat," "The White Slipper," and "The Girl-Fish." 33 tales from Jutland, Rhodesia, Uganda, and various European traditions. 58 illustrations.


The Red Fairy Book

by Andrew Lang Dover Publications (January 02, 2013)

The famed folklorist collects 37 tales of enchantment, ranging from the familiar ("Rapunzel," "Jack and the Beanstalk," and "The Golden Goose") to lesser-known stories from French, Russian, Danish, and Romanian...


The Pink Fairy Book

by Andrew Lang Dover Publications (January 02, 2013)

41 Japanese, Scandinavian, and Sicilian tales: "The Snow-Queen," "The Cunning Shoemaker," "The Two Brothers," "The Merry Wives," "The Man without a Heart," and more. 69 illustrations.


The Violet Fairy Book

by Andrew Lang Dover Publications (January 22, 2013)

Japan, Serbia, Lithuania, Africa, and Russia are among the sources of 35 stories that tell of a haunted forest, chests of gold coins, a magical dog, and a man who outwits a dragon. 74 illustrations.


Dragon Games

by P. W. Catanese & David Ho Simon Pulse (January 26, 2010)

A surprise visitor to the Aerie provides devastating news for Happenstance about his past--but it's the future that Umber and Hap must contend with: they need to learn all they can about Meddlers if they are...


The Seven Wonders of Sassafras Springs

by Betty G. Birney & Matt Phelan Atheneum Books for Young Readers (June 30, 2008)

Life in Sassafras Springs has always been predictable, boring even, but one afternoon that changes when Eben McAllister's pa challenges him to find Seven Wonders in Sassafras that rival the real Seven Wonders...


Happenstance Found

by P. W. Catanese Aladdin (December 01, 2009)

Master storyteller P.W. Catanese begins the Books of Umber trilogy with Happenstance Found—now available in paperback—when twelve-yearold Happenstance awakens in a cave with no memory of who he is or how...


Japanese Fairy Tales: Illustrated Edition

by Yei Theodora Ozaki eBookIt.com (March 10, 2013)

First published in 1908, this is a book of "beautiful legends and fairy tales of Japan" that were collected, translated and retold by the author, Yei Theodora Ozaki, who states: "...in telling them I have also...


Malaysian Children's Favorite Stories

by Kay Lyons & Martin Loh Tuttle Publishing (November 27, 2012)

This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Malaysian fairy tales and other folk stories—providing insight into a rich literary culture.

Malaysian Children's Favourite Stories is collection...


The Littlest Emperor

by David Seow & Olga Marie Polunin Tuttle Publishing (December 04, 2012)

Featuring beautiful watercolor paintings, this multicultural children's book tells the story of China's child emperor.

"A long time ago, the Littlest Emperor ruled the largest empire in the world." So begins...


Korean Children's Favorite Stories

by Kim So-Un & Jeong Kyoung-Sim Tuttle Publishing (November 06, 2012)

This colorfully illustrated multicultural Korean children's book presents Indian fairy tales and other folk stories—providing insight into a rich literary culture.

Korean Children's Favorite Stories is a captivating...


Indonesian Children's Favorite Stories

by Joan Suyenaga & Salim Martowiredjo Periplus Editions (November 06, 2012)

This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Indonesian fairy tales and other folk stories—providing insight into a rich oral culture.

Set in tropical rain forests, on balmy beaches, and...


Filipino Children's Favorite Stories

by Liana Romulo & Joanne De Leon Periplus Editions (October 14, 2012)

This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Philippine fairy tales and other folk stories—providing insight into a rich oral culture.

Filipino Children's Favorite Stories presents thirteen...


Chinese Children's Favorite Stories

by Mingmei Yip Tuttle Publishing (September 11, 2012)

This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Chinese fairy tales and other folk stories—providing insight into a rich literary culture.

Chinese Children's Favorite Stories is a delightful...


The Magic Gem: A Korean Folktale About Why Cats and Dogs Do Not Get Along

by Kim So-Un & Jeong Kyoung-Sim Tuttle Publishing (September 25, 2012)

Beautifully illustrated with watercolor paintings, The Magic Gem is a much-loved Korean folk tale that tells the story of why cats and dogs don't get along.

A poor fisherman wins a fabulous magic gem that grants...


Maya and the Turtle: A Korean Fairy Tale

by John C. Stickler & Soma Han Tuttle Publishing (September 10, 2012)

**WINNER OF THE INTERNATIONAL 2013-2014 MORNING CALM MEDAL**

This multicultural children's book presents a heartwarming Korean fairy tale about a little girl and a fortunate encounter.

Poverty is all Maya has...


Balinese Children's Favorite Stories

by Victor Mason & Trina Bohan-Tyrie Periplus Editions (September 04, 2012)

This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Balinese ffairy tales and other stories—providing insight into a rich oral culture.

volume presents a charming collection of well–loved...


Mother Goose

by Eulalie Osgood Grover & Frederick Richardson Racehorse (March 21, 2017)

Racehorse Publishing’s Quintessential Children’s Classics series is a collection of timeless children’s literature. Handsomely packaged and affordable, this new series aims to revitalize these enchanting...


Aesop's Favorite Fables

by Milo Winter Racehorse (March 21, 2017)

Racehorse Publishing’s Children’s Classic Collections is a new series that offers readers timeless compilations of children’s literature. Handsomely packaged and affordable, this new series aims to revitalize...


A Treasury of Bedtime Stories

by Althea L. Clinton, Eleanor Madsen & Fern Bisel Peat Racehorse (March 07, 2017)

Racehorse Publishing’s Quintessential Children’s Classics series is a collection of timeless children’s literature. Handsomely packaged and affordable, this new series aims to revitalize these enchanting...


The Lion and the Puppy

by Leo Tolstoy, Claus Sievert & James Riordan Sky Pony (December 19, 2011)

While living in Russia, Tolstoy operated a tiny school for the peasant children, where they could learn to read, write, and draw. He found that there were a lack of folktales and fables to read to the children...


The Complete Fables of La Fontaine

by Jean de La Fontaine, Edward Sorel & Craig Hill Arcade (September 15, 2011)

In this wonderful, vigorously contemporary translation, Craig Hill has captured the liveliness, satiric wit, and poetic beauty that made Jean de la Fontaine famous during his lifetime and his Fables celebrated...


The Alhambra

by Irving Washington Editions Rhéartis (July 02, 2018)

For centuries travelers from all cultures have been amazed by this ageless beauty. The North American Washington Irving, prototype of romantic historian, begins a journey through Andalusian lands that will take...


The Butterfly's Dream: Children's Stories from China

by Ippo Keido & Kazuko G. Stone Tuttle Publishing (August 07, 2012)

This Chinese children's book tells an ancient Chinese zen koan and is great for parents who want to expose their kids to Taoist thinking.

The stories of the Taoist teacher and storyteller Chuang-Tzu have long...


The Garden of Wisdom

by Liphshiz Odelia & Michael John Caduto GREEN HEART BOOKS (January 14, 2018)

Recipient of the National Storytelling Network’s Brimstone Award for Applied Storytelling, in recognition of the transformative properties of storytelling on individuals and communities.

Traditional stories,...


Treasury of Chinese Folk Tales: Beloved Myths and Legends from the Middle Kingdom

by Shelley Fu & Patrick Yee Tuttle Publishing (July 03, 2012)

This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Chinese fairy tales and other folk stories—providing insight into a rich literary culture.

Treasury of Chinese Folk Tales is a wonderful collection...


Japanese Fairy Tales

by Yei Theodora Ozaki Tuttle Publishing (December 20, 2011)

This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Japanese fairy tales and other folk stories—providing insight into a rich literary culture.

The rich world of Japanese fantasy is very apparent...


Tales of a Chinese Grandmother: 30 Traditional Tales from China

by Frances Carpenter & Malthe Hasselriis Tuttle Publishing (December 20, 2011)

This illustrated multicultural children's book presents classic Chinese fairy tales and other folk stories—providing a delightful look into a rich literary culture.

Chinese folklore tradition is as colorful...


Czech Tales

by Patrick Healy & Anna Kutukova Stergiou Limited (December 14, 2017)

The teacher, Patrick Healy, traveled around the world, talked with people in different places, and collected around half thousand myths, legends, and folktales and their several alternative versions. His opinion...


American Indian Fairy Tales

by William Trowbridge Larned SC Active Business Development SRL (November 30, 2017)

This is a collection of Native American folklore, retold for children and young adults.

Young readers and listeners will love such charming, authentic tales as "Shin-ge-bis Fools the North Wind," "How the Summer...


The Old Belief | Children's Norse Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

The past is in the past but why do children have to learn them? That’s because the past has helped molded the future and it will shape the future too. Old belief systems carry with them reflections from years...


Wizards and Witches, Princes and Princesses | Children's European Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Folktales are used by elders to teach the young generation about good and bad. Using stories of wizards and witches, princes and princesses, folktales will never fail to capture the attention. Such stories are...


Magical Gods | Children's Norse Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Gods are beings that possess great power and magic. They are at the heart of folktales. If you read folktales, you would notice patterns in the stories as if they've been by just one author. The patterns you...


Magic Kingdoms, Mystic Forest | Children's European Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

If you are familiar with European folktales, you will notice that almost all the settings are in magical forests and/or in faraway kingdoms. The geography and society during the early European times could play...


Magic Beans and Wicked Spells | Children's European Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Discover the fairy tales of Old Europe! This is a collection of the best stories that have been handed down from one generation to the next and even translated to different languages. Folktales showcase the...


Elves, Gods, and Spirits | Children's Norse Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Folktales should be preserved because they are considered as part of the national culture and heritage. They are stories of how the Norse people lived. They include the language of the era that they were first...


Spirits, Witches and Trolls | Children's Norse Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

The purpose of folktales is to keep cultures and traditions alive. They may just be stories of made-up creatures but if you listen closely, you will see history reflected in them. For your little ones, this...


Mythic Gods and Magic Creatures | Children's Norse Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Why should you invest in study materials that discuss folktales? The reason is because folktales are historical materials that influence your cultural memory. Whether these stories live or die depend on you....


A Land of Myth and Magic | Children's Norse Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Did you know that not all tales have happy endings? Some end sadly because they want you to learn a lessons. Norse folktales are stories from Sweden, Iceland, Norway, Denmark and the Fore Islands. These stories...


Once upon a Time | Children's European Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Don't you like stories that start with "Once upon a time"? They make great bedtime stories because of the princesses and magic. But these are also stories that reflect the environment of the author. Look closely...


Odin, Loki, Thor, and More | Children's Norse Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Odin, Loki and Thor may be very popular these days because of mainstream media. After all, these characters have been portrayed by actors and shown in the big screen. But if you take out all the glitz and glamour,...


The Wild Hunt | Children's Norse Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Folktales are meant to be enjoyed not only by the elders but also by the younger ones. Kids will totally have a good time reading about Norse folktales with this Wild Hunt edition. Amazing pictures and great...


Cinderella and Beyond | Children's European Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Make your beautiful kids explore the folktales in the European setting with this Cinderella and Beyond book. And no, this is not your usual fairy tale book. With a formal and informative take on things, this...


Magic Thunder | Children's Norse Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Folktales should be learned because they are stories that have been based on oral traditions. They play an important role in the transfer of knowledge as well as in personality development. Your child will want...


Witches, Wolves, and Magical Creatures | Children's European Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Though magical creatures, their stories are reflective of the belief systems of the people that created them. This educational book will discuss the European folktales involving witches, wolves and other magical...


Fairies, Princes, Dwarves, and More | Children's European Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

To kids, folktales are stories of magic and faraway places. But you let your kids read those stories because of the values that can be deduced from them. More importantly, such folktales represent the ethnolinguistic...