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West African Folktales

Jack Berry

These 123 tales reflect the rich oral tradition of West African folklore. Playful and sly, they teem with talking animals and shape-shifting tricksters, with pacts and promises made and broken, and with impossible deeds done through chicanery and magic... (read more)

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Wil Huygen

In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of its publication, we're thrilled to reissue this phenomenal delight, which enjoyed 62 weeks on the New York Times best-seller list. Fantasy and fun combine in this "real life" history.... (read more)

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It's All in the Frijoles: 100 Famous Latinos Share Real-Life Stories, Time-Tested Dichos, Favorite Folktales, and Inspiring Words of Wisdom

Yolanda Nava

Do you wish you could remember all the words to the childhood songs your grandmother taught you, so you could sing them to your children? Have you ever found yourself repeating the dichos, or proverbs, your parents used to lecture you with? If you are... (read more)

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Thai Tales: Folktales of Thailand (World Folklore)

Supapo Vathanaprida

Margaret Read MacDonald, renowned author of more than 15 books on folklore and storytelling, teams up with librarian Supaporn Vathanaprida to present this fascinating folktale collection and introduction to Thai thought. Drawing on memories of her... (read more)

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The Myth of the Magus

E. M. Butler

Legends of the Magus are explored and compared with the historical record in this fascinating account, first published in 1948, of one of the major figures in religious and occult mythology.... (read more)

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Feasts of Light

Normandi Ellis

Normandi Ellis brings her rich understanding of Egypt's sacred past to the first book to recover from original sources the history, myths, and pageantry of ancient festivals to Isis, Hathor, and other Egyptian goddesses. Full of folk history, vivid... (read more)

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American Vampires: Their True Bloody History from New York to California

Bob. Curran

"Just sit back and relax as Dr. Bob Curran takes you to places that only your mind can create with his words and stories. He will delight the imagination." --Tom Danheiser, producer, Coast to Coast AM Vampires are much more complex creatures than Buffy... (read more)

Middle Eastern
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Arab Folktales (88 Edition)

Inea Bushnaq (ed.)

Out of alleys of Cairo and Bedouin tents, from the Moroccan laborers and Syrian peasants, this collection of 130 tales comes from Arab worlds from North Africa to the Holy Land.... (read more)

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