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Not One Damsel in Distress: World Folktales for Strong Girls
Not One Damsel in Distress: World Folktales for Strong Girls
by Jane Yolen
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These thirteen folktales have one thing in common: brainy, brawny, brave heroines--and not one damsel in distress! From Bradamante, the fierce female medieval knight, to Li Chi, the Chinese girl who slays a dreaded serpent and saves her town, these... (read more)

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The Secret Lives of Princesses
The Secret Lives of Princesses
by Philippe Lechermeier
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Go beyond Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella! Some princesses are well-known to all children—but others, equally magical (and sometimes, a lot funnier) have remained anonymous, mysterious, and far from the fairy-tale crowd.Now these captivating ladies... (read more)

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The Little Mermaid and Other Fishy Tales (Story Collector)
The Little Mermaid and Other Fishy Tales (Story Collector)
by Jane Ray
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The sea is full of mystery and enchantment—and this extraordinary collection captures every drop of its magic. Retold and illustrated by the renowned picture-book artist Jane Ray, The Little Mermaid and Other Fishy Tales features an... (read more)

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Trick of the Tale: A Collection of Trickster Tales
Trick of the Tale: A Collection of Trickster Tales
by John Matthews
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Celebrate the slyest trickster tales from around the world in a lavish volume that gives a well-loved story tradition its rightful due. Enter (carefully) the world of the tricksters, those wily creatures who lie their way out of trouble, cheat when they... (read more)

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Tales of Wisdom and Wonder
Tales of Wisdom and Wonder
by Hugh Lupton
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How can a blind man see more than his companion, the hunter? And how do fishes find themselves swimming in the grass of a forest? Nothing is quite as it seems in this unusual collection of tales from around the world. Beautifully captured by Niamh... (read more)

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The illustrated Bulfinch's Mythology.
The illustrated Bulfinch's Mythology.
by Thomas Bulfinch
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Here are the world's most-loved stories, in a dynamic visual tour de force for today's readers. Each timeless myth is superbly presented in story form and enhanced with original art work by world-renowned artist Giovanni Caselli. Though Bulfinch's has... (read more)

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Tales from Ancient Worlds
Tales from Ancient Worlds
by Bee Willey
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A beautifully illustrated anthology of myths from six ancient worlds—Egypt, Greece, Rome, the Vikings, Indian Myths, and African Myths Dramatic traditional stories are retold in a spare, lyrical style, but retain the strength and flavor of... (read more)

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Rocky Mountain Snow Ghosts
Rocky Mountain Snow Ghosts
by Patti Hirst
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SKI / ANIMALS / ROCKY MOUNTAINS. A beautifully illustrated children's story tells the origin of skis. Thrill with the little snow ghost Blizzard as he meets with Mother Grizzly, Mr. Wolf, and Mr. Eagle. With their help, Grandfather Olaf rescues the lost... (read more)

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Folktails: Animal Legends from Around the World
Folktails: Animal Legends from Around the World
by Jan Thornhill
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This delightful storybook leads children on an enchanting journey across the globe. It consists of a chain of stories narrated by animals. At the end of each story one of the animals leaps to a different continent to begin the next tale. Starting with an... (read more)

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Nursery Tales Around the World
Nursery Tales Around the World
by Judy Sierra
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An international collection of 18 nursery tales for young children, grouped by theme, such as "Runaway Cookies," "Slowpokes and Speedsters," and "Chain Tales," and brillantly illustrated with full-color borders.... (read more)

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Tales of Wisdom and Wonder (Barefoot Collection)
Tales of Wisdom and Wonder (Barefoot Collection)
by Hugh Lupton
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Beautifully captured by Niamh Sharkey's quirky and perceptive illustrations, these tales have all the color and vigor of the countries and cultures they represent. At the same time, they each remind readers how vast and mysterious the world is, and how... (read more)

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Stories From Around the World
Stories From Around the World
by Heather Amery
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Stories of brave heroes and heroines are retold alongside tales of wonderful magic, of strange and faithful creatures, and of how things first began.... (read more)

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Barefoot Book of Pirates and Audio CD
Barefoot Book of Pirates and Audio CD
by Richard Walker
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This swashbuckling collection of pirate tales is brimful with drama and adventure on the high seas. Young children will meet fierce characters such as the captain in the German tale, Kobold and the Pirates; others, like young Mochimitsu in the Japanese... (read more)

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Mythology of the World
Mythology of the World
by Neil Philip
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From the ancient Greeks to the Aztecs, this introduction to mythology examines both ancient and contemporary cultures and explores their unique myths and legends, carrying every myth across centuries to today's readers. Full color.... (read more)

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Family Treasury of Myths from Around the World
Family Treasury of Myths from Around the World
by Viviane Koening
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This vibrantly illustrated family treasury presents ten enchanting stories from around the globe, all perfect for reading aloud. Their sources range from Japan and Senegal to India and Italy. Full color.... (read more)

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Can You Guess My Name?: Traditional Tales Around the World
Can You Guess My Name?: Traditional Tales Around the World
by Judy Sierra
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This companion to "Nursery Tales Around the World" contains 15 folktales grouped according to the familiar stories they resemble (such as "The Three Pigs" and "The Bremen Town Musicians" for example). The stories come from 12 different countries plus... (read more)

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Twenty-Two Splendid Tales #02: Twenty-Two Splendid Tales to Tell
Twenty-Two Splendid Tales #02: Twenty-Two Splendid Tales to Tell
by Pleasant Despain
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DeSpain's second treasury of short folktales are written in his clear, unaffected style, making them readily accessible to children. Giants, clever creatures, leprechauns, heroes, heroines, and villains blend together for a perfect mixture of parable... (read more)

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Three-minute Tales
Three-minute Tales
by Margaret Read Macdonald
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After spending 35 years telling stories to preschoolers on a weekly basis, MacDonald now presents this collection of 100 short tales from around the world to read or tell when time is short. Includes a bibliography of additional sources of short tales.... (read more)

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Tales from Many Lands
Tales from Many Lands
by Anita Stern
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Introduce your students to a delightful collection of folktales gathered from all the corners of the globe. All twenty-three selections explore the universal human experience of making choices, and each section of the book focuses on choices made for... (read more)

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Tatterhood and Other Tales: Stories of Magic and Adventure
Tatterhood and Other Tales: Stories of Magic and Adventure
by Ethel Johnston Phelps and Pamela Baldwin Ford
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   All the central characters in these folk tales are spirited females-decisive heroines of extraordinary courage, wit, and achievement who set out to determine their own fate. Some of their stories are comic, some adventurous, some eerie,... (read more)

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