Books tagged: folk tale

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Singing Wind: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 8,540. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
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Short Story. The tale of a very beautiful young girl, who discovers that beauty can bring its own problems. When she is kidnapped by a cruel witch who envies her, she finds that no one has the courage to help her escape, except for the boy who loves her. This short story is loosely based on a Native American folk tale.
Kamini and the Secret Pool
You set the price! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Kamini is one of the prettiest teens in her village in India, but three jealous girls have a plan to humiliate her. The girls trick Kamini into throwing her jewels into a river. As Kamini wishes for her jewels back, a hole appears in the water, and a voice calls her to come get her jewels. Kamini then discovers a secret cave, a mysterious old woman, and a dangerous crocodile.
Misty Valley
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 920. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Misty Valley is a short rhyming magical tale of a boy who adventures off one morning to the dark scary wood inspite of the crying and howling that goes on throughout the night, to collected nuts, fruits, and berries in the most unique way. Discover how Christy saves the valley from the horror of the darkest night.
Contos da Avó Coruja
Price: $5.10 USD. Words: 51,870. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2010 by Jose Barbosa Machado. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Uma boa parte das histórias publicadas nesta obra foram recolhidas pelos alunos das Licenciaturas do Primeiro Ciclo do Ensino Básico e de Educadores de Infância da Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (Portugal) entre o ano de 2000 e 2002 no âmbito de um trabalho para a unidade curricular de Literatura Infanto-Juvenil.
Bride who breaks wind おならのおよめさん
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 270. Language: Japanese. Published: July 1, 2010 by A.I.M. Corporation Limited. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
主人公のお嫁さんはかわいらしく働きものだがちょっと、困ったくせが。 それは大きなおなら! ある日おならでお姑さんをふきとばし家を追い出されます。 でも、心配ご無用。やがて、このおならは人助けとなってゆきます。 水野ぷりんの挿絵が楽しい、日本の民話シリーズ第一弾。 (^!^)
The Mansion House Musicians
Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
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Four animals scare some would-be burglars.
The Godmother's Web
Series: Godmother, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,250. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2010 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Cindy Ellis knows about fairy godmothers. Her almost-stepdaughter is studying to be one and she is a close personal friend of Felicity Fortune, an Irish godmother. But she didn’t suspect when she picks up Grandma Webster that the elderly, seemingly lost American Indian woman in traditional dress was a magical godmother too.
Big Is Not Always Better
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
"Big Is Not Always Better" is an adaptation of an African folk tale. Although the turtle in this story may be small, he shows that he is smart and cunning. The bright color illustrations and the controlled vocabulary make this comic book engaging and easy to read.
A Halloween Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays
A Halloween Story takes place in a nameless neighborhood that's fighting hard to hold its own. 10-year-old Linda is followed in equal parts by 8-year-old Street Urchin and timeless, mystical, Grandma Roads. Their kindness to Street Urchin is repaid in a way that gives this story its bitter-sweet ending. The flavor of this story is enhanced when read aloud, preferably to children of all ages.
Wiley and the Hairy Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
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This popular Southern U.S. folktale becomes an engaging, easy to read comic. Beginning readers will cheer Wiley on, as he and his mother outsmart the Hairy Man. With the support of the delightful black and white illustrations and the accessibility of the Dolch sight words, kindergarten/first grade level readers will zoom through the comic and look for more.