Children's Folk Tales
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The Nutcracker Ballet
The Nutcracker Ballet
Paperback      ISBN: 0679823859
A little girl helps break the spell on her toy nutcracker and changes him into a handsome prince
Paperback      ISBN: 0064430464
Tells the stories of a selfish lion, lovesick ostrich, greedy hippopotamus, vain rhinoceros, proud camel, the timid duck sisters, and others, and the lessons that they learned
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.
Se Venden Gorras: LA Historia De UN Vendedor Ambulante, Unoi Monos Y Sus Travesuras
Se Venden Gorras
LA Historia De UN Vendedor Ambulante, Unoi Monos Y Sus Travesuras
1st Edition    Spanish    Paperback      ISBN: 006443401x
Traveling from town to town with his multicolored wares stacked high on his head, a tired peddlar settles down for a nap and awakens to discover that a mischievious group of monkeys have stolen all of his caps. Simultaneous.
The Mitten: A Ukrainian Folktale
The Mitten
A Ukrainian Folktale
Hardcover      ISBN: 0399231099
When Nicki loses the mitten that his grandmother had knitted for him, the woodland animals find it and crawl inside, each one larger than the last, but as the mitten stretches and grows, grandmother's knitting holds fast, until a tiny mouse proves to be too much.
Cinderella's Countdown to the Ball
Cinderella's Countdown to the Ball
Paperback      ISBN: 0736412255
In brief, simple text, Cinderella counts from one magic coach to twelve clock chimes, and back to one glass slipper as she and the prince live happily ever after.
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.
Parzival: The Quest of the Grail Knight
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.
1st Edition    School & Library      ISBN: 0525456074
A retelling of a folktale in which a beautiful girl with long golden hair is kept imprisoned in a lonely tower by a sorceress. Includes a note on the origins of the story.
The Little Prince
The Little Prince
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0156012197
An aviator whose plane is forced down in the Sahara Desert encounters a little prince from a small planet who relates his adventures in seeking the secret of what is important in life.