Children's Folk Tales
Nursery Tales Around the World
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
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
School & Library
A collection of poems, riddles, chants, jump-rope rhymes, and insults is complemented by full-color illustrations by a Caldecott Medal-winning artist.
A collection of brief animal stories, each of which has a moral.
Art Aimesworth receives a mysterious summons from Santa Claus and he shares a Christmas adventure with his sister that brings them closer together.
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
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
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
School & Library
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
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"