Books tagged: folktale

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The Deep Dark Woods
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Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A version of a classic fairytale set in the 1960s. Humourous and dark.
The Maiden in Green
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You set the price! Words: 440. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A story told in a poem, about a man and the maiden that he had once met long ago in a dream.
The Canary: A Modern Folktale
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Price: Free! Words: 3,550. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
Torn between loyalty to her sister and the man she loves, Damiah hopelessly pours out her heart to a golden canary - without realising that her little bird's song is full of the hope she lacks.
The Glass Key: A Modern Folktale
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Series: The Green Lady and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 12,590. Language: British English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
For ten years Sam neither saw nor heard of his beautiful Araminta, who vanished before their wedding day - but now, suddenly she steps into his life again, with a fantastic adventure to tell: her journey to unlock the secret of the mysterious glass key.
The Widower's New Bridegroom: A Modern Folktale
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Series: The Green Lady and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
A melancholy young gay man marries a widower, and becomes intrigued by the idea of his dead predecessor: the man he would love to be, and even love to love...
The Seven Gods of Luck
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: American English. Published: November 26, 2012 by Stillpoint Digital Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Other
Sachiko and Kenji just want to welcome the new year in the proper way, but their mother tells them they don't have the money for a New Year's feast. An act of generosity brings help from an unexpected source in this heartwarming Japanese classic. May the Seven Gods of Luck visit you!
Rabbit and Elephant's Tug Of War
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Series: African Folktales. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by LionheART Publishing House. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Somebody is stealing Mrs Rabbit's pumpkins! Who could it be, and how does Mrs Rabbit teach the thief a lesson? 'Rabbit and Elephant's Tug Of War' is the first book in the African Folktales for Children Series. This traditional tale from Africa has been passed from generation to generation through song and dance and has now been adapted into a picture book for many more generations to enjoy.
The Meerkats Come To Dinner
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Series: African Folktales. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012 by LionheART Publishing House. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
The Squirrels invite their old friends the Meerkats for dinner. The Meerkats have to cross a river full of hungry crocodiles, but then find those naughty Squirrels have played yet another trick on them. What do they do about it and how do they teach their old friends a lesson?
The Wild Rose
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Price: Free! Words: 820. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General
A baby rose grows into something wild in this lush, poetic tale.
The Wormters
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Price: Free! Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Jeff was always like a magnet to the people in society living on the fringe. After compiling a collection of acquaintances that not only seemed bizarre but dangerous as well he decided that a move out of town to the peaceful country was just the answer. But Pyle’s Trailer Court proved to be anything but peaceful. That'swhen things got really strange.