Children's Folk Tales
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Nursery Tales Around the World
Nursery Tales Around the World
Hardcover      ISBN: 0395678943
Presents eighteen simple stories from international folklore, grouped around six themes, such as "Runaway Cookies," "Slowpokes and Speedsters," and "Chain Tales"
Las Bellas Hijas De Mufaro: Cuento Popular Africano
Las Bellas Hijas De Mufaro
Cuento Popular Africano
Spanish    Paperback      ISBN: 0688154816
Mufaro's two beautiful daughters, one bad-tempered, one kind and sweet, go before the king, who is choosing a wife
I Saw Esau: The Schoolchild's Pocket Book
I Saw Esau
The Schoolchild's Pocket Book
School & Library      ISBN: 1564020460
A collection of poems, riddles, chants, jump-rope rhymes, and insults is complemented by full-color illustrations by a Caldecott Medal-winning artist.
Aesop's Fables
Aesop's Fables
by Aesop
Hardcover      ISBN: 0448060035
A collection of brief animal stories, each of which has a moral.
Santa Calls
Santa Calls
Hardcover      ISBN: 0060211334
Art Aimesworth receives a mysterious summons from Santa Claus and he shares a Christmas adventure with his sister that brings them closer together.
Tom Thumb
Tom Thumb
Paperback      ISBN: 0152892818
After many adventures, a tiny boy, no bigger than his father's thumb, earns a place as the smallest Knight of the Round Table.
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in Peoples Ears: A West African Tale
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in Peoples Ears
A West African Tale
Paperback      ISBN: 0140549056
A mosquito's lie sets off a series of reactions in the jungle that results in the owl's refusal to wake the sun and the lion's decision to call a meeting of the animals
The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush
The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush
Paperback      ISBN: 0698113608
Little Gopher follows his destiny, as revealed in a Dream-Vision, of becoming an artist for his people and eventually is able to bring the colors of the sunset down to the earth.
Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China
Lon Po Po
A Red-Riding Hood Story from China
School & Library      ISBN: 0399216197
This Eastern variation on the Grimm tale follows the misadventures of three children, left alone by their mother and visited by a wolf posing as their grandmother or Po Po
The Blue Fairy Book
The Blue Fairy Book
Paperback      ISBN: 0486214370
An anthology of children's stories which portray the people and creatures of a fantasy world, includes such tales as "Hansel and Gretel," and "Beauty and the Beast"