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Favorite Folktales From Around the World
Favorite Folktales From Around the World
by Jane Yolen
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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... (read more)

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Wisdom Tales From Around the World
Wisdom Tales From Around the World
by Heather Forest
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Containing simple truths, common sense, and the promise that people can benefit from past generations' experience, this book is a collection of 50 metaphorical folk tales and parables selected with a global perspective and retold by a professional... (read more)

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Outfoxing Fear: Folktales from Around the World
Outfoxing Fear: Folktales from Around the World
by Kathleen Ragan
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Humans of all eras and cultures have lived with fear--whether fear of becoming jaguar prey, of being besieged by Vikings, or of nuclear holocaust. For millennia we have created folktales to help us transform this fear into action, into a solution, into... (read more)

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Family of Earth and Sky
Family of Earth and Sky
by John C Elder
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World Mythology (Henry Holt Reference Book)
World Mythology (Henry Holt Reference Book)
by Roy Willis
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A New York Public Library Outstanding Reference Book Filled with more than 500 color photographs, charts, maps, and line drawings, this is an incomparable guide to the world's most important mythological traditions. Roy Willis, Ph.D., is a research... (read more)

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Folktales Told Around the World
Folktales Told Around the World
by Richard Merc Dorson
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All the selections in Richard M. Dorson's Folktales Told around the World were recorded by expert collectors, and the majority of them are published here for the first time. The tales presented are told in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Europe, North and... (read more)

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Myth: Myths & Legends of the World Explored
Myth: Myths & Legends of the World Explored
by Kenneth McLeish
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Both an exploration and comprehensive guide, the 2,500 cross-referenced entries in Myth detail the characters, settings, themes, and motifs of the major myth-traditions of every continent. The book provides a cross-cultural survey of the recurring motifs... (read more)

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The Return of the Light: Twelve Tales from Around the World for the Winter Solstice
The Return of the Light: Twelve Tales from Around the World for the Winter Solstice
by Carolyn Mcv Edwards
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This beautifully packaged collection of 12 stories from around the world honor the Winter Solstice, the shortest day and longest night of the year that is revered worldwide. Illustrations.... (read more)

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The Return of the Light: Twelve Tales from Around the World for the Winter Solstice
The Return of the Light: Twelve Tales from Around the World for the Winter Solstice
by Carolyn Edwards
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This beautifully packaged collection of 12 stories from around the world honor the Winter Solstice, the shortest day and longest night of the year that is revered worldwide. Illustrations.... (read more)

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Myths of the World: The Illustrated Treasury of the World's Greatest Stories
Myths of the World: The Illustrated Treasury of the World's Greatest Stories
by Tony Allan
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How did humans discover fire? What are the songs of Milarepa? And who was the Pied Piper of Hamelin? These vibrant tales of deities, heroes, villains, monsters, and magical animals have enthralled audiences across the centuries.Myths of the World gathers... (read more)

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One Hundred More Wisdom Stories
One Hundred More Wisdom Stories
by Margaret Silf
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Drawn from many different cultures is this second collection of wisdom stories as told by Margaret Silf Wisdom stories with a spiritual message have a special place on many people's bookshelves, providing Christian insight into the various issues... (read more)

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Best-Loved Folktales of the World
Best-Loved Folktales of the World
by Joanna Cole
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A collection of over 200 folk and fairy tales from all over the world, this is the only edition that encompasses all cultures. Arranged geographically by region, this book also includes category index groups that list the stories by plot and character.... (read more)

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Outfoxing Fear: Folktales from Around the World
Outfoxing Fear: Folktales from Around the World
by Kathleen Ragan
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Inspired by the residual fear and need for stories of resilience following 9/11, the editor scoured the globe and collected 64 tales that respond to fear in its wide variety of incarnations, arranging them thematically around topics such as the nature of... (read more)

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Gypsy Folktales
Gypsy Folktales
by Diane Tong
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Stretching back many centuries to its origins in India, the Gypsy oral tradition has accumulated a vast, diverse treasury of folktales. The eighty tales in this volume are gathered from thirty-one different countries. Each tale has a headnote elucidating... (read more)

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In Search of Myths and Heroes: Exploring Four Epic Legends of the World
In Search of Myths and Heroes: Exploring Four Epic Legends of the World
by Michael Wood
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In this compelling new book, accompanying the PBS television series of the same name, historian Michael Wood, whose renowned adventures have taken him to many remote and exciting places around the globe, now goes in search of four powerful legends... (read more)

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The World's Great Nature Myths
The World's Great Nature Myths
by Gary Ferguson
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60 wonderful stories from cultures around the world Folklore Z99 a bit of fairy tale these stories about animals and natural events entertain Z99 wit and... (read more)

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One Hundred Favorite Folktales
One Hundred Favorite Folktales
by Stith Thompson
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Amongst the one hundred folktales are such familiar tales as The Three Billy-Goats Gruff, Haensel and Gretel, Sleeping Beuaty, and some perhaps not so familiar, The Magic Bird, The Goose Girl, and The Pancake. "If you can buy only one fairytale book a... (read more)

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Tales of the Early World
Tales of the Early World
by Ted Hughes
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In this collection of tales from the Poet Laureate, Ted Hughes, God appears as an artist who is sometimes surprised by his creatures. He puts an awful lot of care into fashioning the birds, whereas he simply pulls Newt out of the ground. The author's... (read more)

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Family of earth and sky :indigenous tales of nature from around the world
Family of earth and sky :indigenous tales of nature from around the world
by John Elder
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A collection of non-European stories that illustrate relationships between human communities and the natural world. They cover creation, transformations, tricksters, and moral injunctions. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)... (read more)

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World Mythology
World Mythology
by Parragon
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