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The Young Inferno
The Young Inferno
by John Agard
Synopsis
Can our hoodie-clad hero make it through the nine circles of Hell and back again? Will he find love with his soul mate, Beatrice? In this red-hot retelling of Dantes Inferno, readers discover the city of Dis, where everybody disses everybody; meet... (read more)

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Fire on the Mountain
Fire on the Mountain
by Jane Kurtz
About the Author
E.B. Lewis is the award-winning illustrator of such books as Virgie Goes to School With Us Boys by Elizabeth Fitzgerald, which was a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book, and This Little Light of Mine. He received the Caldecott Honor for Coming on... (read more)

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How to Raise and Keep a Dragon
How to Raise and Keep a Dragon
by John Topsell
Publisher Comments
Kids who enjoy whimsy will be delighted by this beautifully illustrated owner's manual for dragon fanciers. It tells about the wide range of different dragons available, the characteristics of each, and the equipment and supplies that every dragon owner... (read more)

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World of Witches & Wizards
World of Witches & Wizards
by Paul Dowswell
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Sorcerers and spirits have always played a part in the world of human imagination, and this book reveals the facts behind the fantasy.... (read more)

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Fantasy Encyclopedia
Fantasy Encyclopedia
by Judy Allen
Publisher Comments
With a Foreword by award-winning fantasy author Stroud, and artwork by some of the world's best illustrators, the"Fantasy Encyclopedia" is a spectacular one-stop guide to the creatures and people of folklore and fantasy. Full color.... (read more)

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Five Chinese Brothers (96 Edition)
Five Chinese Brothers (96 Edition)
by Claire Huchet Bishop
Publisher Comments
The classic picture-story about five clever brothers, each with a different extraordinary ability, has been in print for over 50 years. "An original nonsense tale told with...spirit and gusto." -- The Horn... (read more)

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The Great Canoe: A Karina Legend
The Great Canoe: A Karina Legend
by Maria Elena Maggi
Publisher Comments
A long time ago, Kaputano, dweller of the heavens, warned that a great rain was coming. He urged the Karinas to help him build a canoe and gather seeds and animals, but only four couples agreed to help. Soon, the rains covered even the tallest trees... (read more)

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A Time of Golden Dragons
A Time of Golden Dragons
by Song Nan Zhang
Publisher Comments
Through the ages, the dragon has been an important symbol for the Chinese. A time of Golden Dragons is the most auspicious possible. In fascinating text and beautiful paintings, Song Nan and Hao Yu Zhang trace the dragon’s history. Perhaps inspired... (read more)

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The Empty Pot
The Empty Pot
by Demi
Publisher Comments
A long time ago in China there was a boy named Ping who loved flowers. Anything he planted burst into bloom. The Emperor loved flowers too. When it was time to choose an heir, he gave a flower seed to each child in the kingdom. "Whoever can show me their... (read more)

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The Three Silver Coins: A Story from Tibet
The Three Silver Coins: A Story from Tibet
by Veronica Leo
Synopsis
Three coins, three wishes, a folding magic wand, and a clever cat accompany an earnest young boy in this magical journey. This simple and gently told story teaches children (and wonderfully reminds adults!) of the true fortune that comes when we follow... (read more)

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Over the Hills & Far Away
Over the Hills & Far Away
by Els Boekelaar
Publisher Comments
A collection of over sixty stories about gnomes, dwarfs, leprechauns, and other wee folk of Ireland, Russia, Germany, Scotland, Spain, France, Switzerland, England, Flanders, and Scandinavia.... (read more)

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American Children's Folklore (American Folklore Series)
American Children's Folklore (American Folklore Series)
by Simon Bronner
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Children's jokes, rhymes, games, camp legends, song parodies, stories and more.... (read more)

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Seven Fathers
Seven Fathers
by Ashley Ramsden
Publisher Comments
In the midst of a fearsome blizzard, a weary traveler seeks refuge from the cold. "Good evening, Father, I'm so glad I found you. Would you, by any chance, have a room where I could spend the night?""Oh," said the old man. "I'm not the father of the... (read more)

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Salsa Stories
Salsa Stories
by Lulu Delacre
Publisher Comments
Delacre presents a collection of stories within the story of a family celebration where the guests relate their memories of growing up in various Latin American countries. Also contains recipes. B&W linocuts.... (read more)

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What a Beast (10 Edition)
What a Beast (10 Edition)
by Sophia Kelly
Synopsis
- Annotated/illustrated Table of Contents - Introduction explains the origins of mythology, how we learned the stories, and why myths matter today - A-Z Hall of Fame features the key characters in each book - Full profiles of each character with their... (read more)

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The Story of Robin Hood (Kingfisher Epics)
The Story of Robin Hood (Kingfisher Epics)
by Robert Leeson
Publisher Comments
This action-packed book is an exciting retelling of the adventures of Robin Hood and his band of followers.  With thrilling and evocative illustrations throughout, this is the timeless story of Robin Hood's escapades, whether he's outwitting foes... (read more)

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Handful of Beans Six Fairy Tales
Handful of Beans Six Fairy Tales
by Jeanne Steig
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Six fairy tales are told anew,And spiced with picturesquitea few. It took a pair of Steigs to do 'em: 'Twas Jeanne whowrote 'em. William drew 'em. Here's Rumpelstiltskin, in arage; The Frog Prince hops right off the page; Hansel andGretel thwart the... (read more)

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A Banquet for Hungry Ghosts: A Collection of Deliciously Frightening Tales
A Banquet for Hungry Ghosts: A Collection of Deliciously Frightening Tales
by Ying Compestine
Publisher Comments
According to Chinese tradition, those who die hungry or unjustly come back to haunt the living. Some are appeased with food. But not all ghosts are successfully mollified. In this chilling collection of stories,Ying Chang Compestine takes readers on a... (read more)

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The Faithful Friend
The Faithful Friend
by Robert D San Souci
Publisher Comments
A friendship is tested by love and magic in this beautiful retelling of a traditional tale from the French West Indies. On the lush tropical island of Martinique live Clement and Hippolyte, two inseparable friends. When Clement falls in love with the... (read more)

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Johnny Appleseed
Johnny Appleseed
by Steven Kellogg
Publisher Comments
The larger-than-life story of a true American hero -- John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed. Kellogg "is ideal as interpreter of this fascinating man....[His] color has never been so rich and luxuriant....An affectionate portrayal... (read more)

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