Children's Folk Tales
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My First Real Mother Goose Board Book
My First Real Mother Goose Board Book
Hardcover      ISBN: 0439146712
A collection of familiar Mother Goose rhymes, including "Jack Be Nimble," "To Market," and "Ring Around the Rosies."
Sadako
Sadako
Paperback      ISBN: 0698115880
Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukemia, a child in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy.
Tikki Tikki Tembo
Tikki Tikki Tembo
Paperback      ISBN: 0805011668
A Chinese folktale explains how the Chinese came to give their children short names.
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
Jamie O'rourke and the Pooka
Jamie O'rourke and the Pooka
Paperback      ISBN: 069811924x
Left alone to tend to the home, Jamie is happy when the magical Pooka shows up to help him complete his house-cleaning chores, but when Jamie gives him a coat as a gift of thanks, things change in a big way. Reprint.
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle: And, Rip Van Winkle
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 One-eyed Giant
The One-eyed Giant
Hardcover      ISBN: 0786807709
Retells a part of the Odyssey in which King Odysseus fights the cyclops.
Quiltmaker's Gift
Quiltmaker's Gift
School & Library      ISBN: 0439309107
When a generous quiltmaker finally agrees to make a quilt for a greedy king but only under certain conditions, she causes him to undergo a change of heart.
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.
Favorite Greek Myths
Favorite Greek Myths
Paperback      ISBN: 0590413392
Retells twelve favorite Greek myths