Children's Folk Tales
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Tom Thumb
Tom Thumb
Paperback      ISBN: 0152892818
After many adventures, a tiny boy, no bigger than his father's thumb, earns a place as the smallest Knight of the Round Table.
Aesop's Fables
Aesop's Fables
by Aesop
Hardcover      ISBN: 0448060035
A collection of brief animal stories, each of which has a moral.
The Mitten: A Ukrainian Folktale
The Mitten
A Ukrainian Folktale
School & Library      ISBN: 039921920x
After Nicki accidentally drops his mitten in the forest it becomes an object of curiosity for a mole, a rabbit, a badger, a tiny brown mouse, a big brown bear, and others, as they all crawl into it
The Ch'I-Lin Purse: A Collection of Ancient Chinese Stories
The Ch'I-Lin Purse
A Collection of Ancient Chinese Stories
Paperback      ISBN: 0374411891
A collection of Chinese tales includes nine stories based on authentic sources, including three-hundred-year-old novels, actual historical figures and events, and Chinese opera
Las Bellas Hijas De Mufaro: Cuento Popular Africano
Las Bellas Hijas De Mufaro
Cuento Popular Africano
Spanish    Paperback      ISBN: 0688154816
Mufaro's two beautiful daughters, one bad-tempered, one kind and sweet, go before the king, who is choosing a wife
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.
Pecos Bill: A Tall Tale
Pecos Bill
A Tall Tale
Paperback      ISBN: 0688099246
Incidents from the life of Pecos Bill, from his childhood among the coyotes to his unusual wedding day.
I Saw Esau: The Schoolchild's Pocket Book
I Saw Esau
The Schoolchild's Pocket Book
School & Library      ISBN: 1564020460
A collection of poems, riddles, chants, jump-rope rhymes, and insults is complemented by full-color illustrations by a Caldecott Medal-winning artist.
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.
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.