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African American
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Beat the Story-Drum, Pum-Pum

Ashley Bryan

Here are five Nigerian folktales, retold in language as rhythmic as the beat of the story-drum, and illustrated with vibrant, evocative woodcuts.... (read more)

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  3. The Magic Fan Used Hardcover $5.50
  4. Japanese Children's Favorite Stories
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  5. Tikki Tikki Tembo
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Native American
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The Mud Pony: A Traditional Skidi Pawnee Tale (Reading Rainbow)

Caron Lee Cohen

A Native American legend about a young boy and his magical pony. "Splendidly illustrated . . . An excellent addition to folklore collections".--Kirkus Reviews. A Reading Rainbow Selection.... (read more)

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The Dragon's Pearl

Julie Lawson

Life is hard for Xiao Sheng and his mother, until one day he finds a magic pearl that brings them good luck and forever changes Xiao Sheng's destiny.... (read more)

Latin American
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Whiskers, Tails & Wings: Animal Folk Tales from Mexico

Judy Goldman

Judy Goldman is the author of many childrens books, both in English and in Spanish, including DE ASTUTOS, TRAGONES Y MORDELONES, illustrated by Juan Gedovius (Editorial Norma, 2011); SAPO Y YUKU—UN CUENTO YAQUI, illustrated by Arno Avil&... (read more)

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Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain

Verna Aardema

A cumulative rhyme relating how Ki-pat brought rain to the drought-stricken Kapiti Plain.... (read more)

India and the Middle East
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Monkey: A Trickster Tale from India

Gerald Mcdermott

Monkey is hungry for the delicious mangoes on the island in the river, but he can't swim! How will he get there? Crocodile offers to carry Monkey across the water on his back, so Monkey hops aboard. Trouble is, Crocodile is hungry tooand#8212;for Monkey!... (read more)

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Classic Starts: The Story of King Arthur and His Knights (Classic Starts)

Tania Zamorsky

From the sword in the stone and the founding of Camelot to the famed Round Table and the Lake of Enchantment, the legend of King Arthur will never lose its magic. Though simpler, this version includes all the wonderful stories—such as King Arthurs... (read more)

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