Children's Folk Tales
A Wolf at the Door
And Other Retold Fairy Tales
Paperback ISBN: 0689821395
A fantastical compilation of short stories revisits and reinvents classic fairy tales, from a Cinderella who isn't dainty to what life was like for the Seven Dwarfs after Snow White left them, and includes such contributors as Jane Yolen, Neil Gaiman, Nancy Farmer, and Katherine Vaz. Reprint.
Stories Told Around the World
Hardcover ISBN: 1564584631
An international anthology of stories presents animal folktales from around the world, including India, Puerto Rico, China, and Appalachia, with full-color cut-paper artwork and suggestions for storytelling at home.
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle
And, Rip Van Winkle
Paperback ISBN: 0486288285
In the first of these stories from the Catskill Mountains, a superstitious schoolmaster encounters a headless horseman; in the second, a man sleeps for twenty years, waking to a much-changed world.
The Monkeys and the Mango Tree
Teaching Stories of the Saints and Sadhus of India
Paperback ISBN: 0892815647
These beautifully illustrated tales capture the mystery, enchantment, and profound spiritual teachings of India.Â Story-telling has always been the way that India's holy men, the saints and sadhus, taught their students the vital lessons of life. Stories provide a living environment for the lesson of each story, and they can convey sophisticated concepts in simple language. Abounding with powerful genies, scheming gods, and wise mystics, The Monkeys and the Mango Tree can be read as an exotic Aesop's Fables, as a source of classic wisdom, or as a simple and memorable introduction to the stories of the most spiritual civilization on earth. These twenty-five beautifully illustrated tales capture the mystery, the enchantment, and the profound spiritual learning that is India.Â Drawn from the great Indian epics?the Puranas, the Upanishads, and the Mahabharata?as well as from the author's own remarkable life, these tales put ageless Indian wisdom into the form of stories that are delights for young and old alike.Â