Children's Folk Tales
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Old Father Story Teller
Old Father Story Teller
Paperback      ISBN: 0940666243
Includes retellings of six Tewa Indian legends and a brief biographical section about the author, who is a noted Native American artist.
Tomie Depaola's Mother Goose
Tomie Depaola's Mother Goose
School & Library      ISBN: 0399212582
An illustrated collection of 204 Mother Goose nursery rhymes, including well-known ones such as "Little boy Blue" and less familiar ones such as "Charlie Warlie and his cow"
Squids Will Be Squids: Fresh Morals Beastly Fables
Squids Will Be Squids
Fresh Morals Beastly Fables
School & Library      ISBN: 067088135x
A brightly illustrated book by the creators of The Stinky Cheese Man provides an amusing collection of contemporary fables for young readers.
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.
Many Moons
Many Moons
Paperback      ISBN: 0156569809
A spoiled princess refuses to recover from an illness until she is given the moon
Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China
Lon Po Po
A Red-Riding Hood Story from China
Paperback      ISBN: 0698113829
A haunting Chinese rendition of the classic tale of "Little Red Riding Hood" follows the adventures of young Shang, Tao, and Paotze, who encounter a terrifying wolf. Reprint. Caldecott Medal. Boston Globe-Horn Book Award. AB. SLJ. H.
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.
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.
Many Moons
Many Moons
School & Library      ISBN: 0152518738
Though many try, only the court jester is able to fulfill Princess Lenore's one wish.
The Legend of Mackinac Island
The Legend of Mackinac Island
School & Library      ISBN: 1886947120
Retells the story of the great turtle Makinauk that enlists the aid of other animals to help create the special place known as Mackinac Island