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Favorite Folktales From Around the World

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Publisher Comments:

Jane Yolen is an American author and editor of folklore, fantasy, science fiction, and children's books, including Owl Moon, The Devil’s Arithmetic, and How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? She is also a poet, a teacher of writing and literature, and a reviewer of children’s literature. She has been called the Hans Christian Andersen of America and the Aesop of the twentieth century.

Jane Yolen’s books and stories have won the Caldecott Medal, two Nebula Awards, two Christopher Medals, the World Fantasy Award, three Mythopoeic Fantasy Awards, the Golden Kite Award, the Jewish Book Award, the World Fantasy Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Association of Jewish Libraries Award among many others.

Synopsis:

Here between two covers you will find an inexhaustible source of delight for children and adults alike: the world's best folktales, chosen by the internationally known storyteller Jane Yolen. Over 150 tales are compiled from Iceland to Syria, Cuba to Papua.

The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library has been called a "splendid folklore series" by The Washington Post.

Synopsis:

A one volume collection of 160 tales from over 40 cultures and traditions, containing both classics and lesser known tales.

About the Author

Jane Hyatt Yolen is an American author and editor of folklore, fantasy, science fiction, and children's books. Among many other titles, she has written, The Devil's Arithmetic and How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780394751887
Editor:
Yolen, Jane
Publisher:
Pantheon Books
Editor:
Yolen, Jane
Author:
Yolen, Jane
Location:
New York
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Anthologies
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Tales
Subject:
Children s Fairy Tales-Anthologies
Subject:
folklore;folktales;fairy tales;fiction;anthology;mythology;short stories;storytelling;reference;literature;fairy tale;fantasy;children;tales
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st paperback ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library
Series Volume:
no: 2
Publication Date:
19880831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
9.21x6.02x1.33 in. 1.57 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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Children's » Fairy Tales » Anthologies
Humanities » Mythology » Anthologies and Collections
Humanities » Mythology » Folklore and Storytelling
Humanities » Mythology » General
Humanities » Mythology » World Tales

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Product details 512 pages Pantheon Books - English 9780394751887 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Here between two covers you will find an inexhaustible source of delight for children and adults alike: the world's best folktales, chosen by the internationally known storyteller Jane Yolen. Over 150 tales are compiled from Iceland to Syria, Cuba to Papua.

The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library has been called a "splendid folklore series" by The Washington Post.

"Synopsis" by , A one volume collection of 160 tales from over 40 cultures and traditions, containing both classics and lesser known tales.
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