- Used Books
- Staff Picks
- Gifts & Gift Cards
- Sell Books
- Stores & Events
- Let's Talk Books
Special Offers see all
More at Powell's
Recently Viewed clear list
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
More copies of this ISBN
Favorite Folktales From Around the Worldby Jane Yolen
Synopses & Reviews
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.
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.
What Our Readers Are Saying
Other books you might like
Children's » Fairy Tales » Anthologies
Humanities » Mythology » Anthologies and Collections
Humanities » Mythology » Folklore and Storytelling
Humanities » Mythology » World Tales