Children's Folk Tales
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Arrow to the Sun: A Pueblo Indian Tale
Arrow to the Sun
A Pueblo Indian Tale
Paperback      ISBN: 0140502114
An Indian boy who is a descendant of the Lord of the Sun sets out in search of his father
Twelve Days of Christmas
Twelve Days of Christmas
School & Library      ISBN: 0399220372
A young woman's true love sends her extravagant gifts on each of the twelve days of Christmas
Aladdin and Other Tales from the Arabian Nights
Aladdin and Other Tales from the Arabian Nights
Hardcover      ISBN: 0679425330
A collection of tales told by Scheherazade to amuse the cruel sultan and stop him from executing her as he had his other daily wives.
Simon & Schuster Book of Greek Gods and Heroes
Simon & Schuster Book of Greek Gods and Heroes
Hardcover      ISBN: 0027613909
Recreates the popular myths of ancient Greece, including the legend of Odysseus.
Jumanji
Jumanji
School & Library      ISBN: 0395304482
Left on their own for an afternoon, two bored and restless children find more excitement than they bargained for in a mysterious and mystical jungle adventure board game.
Coyote: A Trickster Tale from the American Southwest
Coyote
A Trickster Tale from the American Southwest
Paperback      ISBN: 0152019588
A group of crows gives a trickster coyote a dose of his own medicine when they tire of his conceited bragging after agreeing to teach him how to dance, sing, and fly. Reprint. 40,000 first printing.
The Hunter: A Chinese Folktale
The Hunter
A Chinese Folktale
School & Library      ISBN: 068982906x
After learning to understand the language of animals, Hai Li Bu the hunter sacrifices himself to save his village.
Parzival: The Quest of the Grail Knight
Parzival
The Quest of the Grail Knight
Paperback      ISBN: 0141305738
A prose retelling of the thirteenthcentury epic poem by Wolfram von Eschenback follows Parzival's journey from wilderness to mountain in search of the Holy Grail, until he asks the right question and is crowned the Grail King. Reprint.
The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses
The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses
Paperback      ISBN: 0689716966
Full-color artwork capturing the wildlife of the American West and evoking traditional native American crafts complements the story of a young native American girl and her affinity with the wild horses near her village. Reissue. Caldecott Medal winner. H. AB. SLJ. PW. NYT. C.
In the Beginning: Creation Stories from Around the World
In the Beginning
Creation Stories from Around the World
School & Library      ISBN: 0152387404
An illustrated collection of twenty-five myths from various parts of the world explaining the creation of the world.