Books tagged: folk tales

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Bedside Tales of Sultan
By Murat Guvenc
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 81,810. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2009. Category: Fiction
The Bedside Tales of Sultan is a collection of fairy tales, fantasies and moral stories that appeals to children and adults alike. The book unfolds through the story of a young Sultan who develops a sleeping disorder and finds salvation listening to fairy tales in order to ease his loneliness and boredom.
Sam the Shad
By Carl Reader
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,580. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2010. Category: Fiction
When his son is caught in the Delaware River, Sam, a shad, deals with Al, a human, to allow himself to be caught every year for the town's annual prize for the biggest fish. In other tales, Sam recounts his adventures in the seven seas - Al learns of Sam's love affairs and his fight with a great white shark. Fish and man go drinking, fight evil and learn the lessons of a lifelong friendship.
Contos da Avó Coruja
By José Leon Machado
Price: $5.10 USD. Words: 51,870. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2010 by Jose Barbosa Machado. Category: Fiction
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.
The Uncommon Sense of the Immortal Mullah Nasruddin: Stories, jests, and donkey tales of the beloved Persian folk hero
By Ron J. Suresha
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 79,230. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010 by Lethe Press. Category: Nonfiction
This entertaining and insightful retelling of more than 350 Mullah stories brings the famed Persian legend into the 21st Century. Storytellers, folklorists, Sufis, comedians, wisdom seekers, and everyone who loves to laugh will be enriched and enlightened by the timeless wit, inscrutable wisdom, and uncommon sense of humor of Mullah Nasruddin.
Biker Folk Tales, Book I
By Sandy Carlson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011. Category: Fiction
Here are three well-known folk tales with a biker twist. In The Three Big Fat Hogs, three brothers search for home. In Blondie Meets the Bear Dude Family, a lost jogger encounters her worst fear. In Rally Coin Soup, three bikers draw on the curiosity of townsfolk to provide a feast.
All is Well
By Raja Sharma
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,520. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Fiction
Raja Sharma's stories have so much variety and flavour of Asia that once can really see the events taking place in fornt of eyes. Many of his stories have been included in the course syllabus of schools and colleges.
Elephant: An Indian Tale
By Jules Okapi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,150. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011 by White Sun Press. Category: Fiction
Didier lives life as a normal, largish elephant in Mumbai, India with his mother and the rest of the herd owned by Mr. Rahol. Discontent with his elephant life, Didier wonders if he’d prefer to be another animal, instead. His mother tells fantastic tales of the wild, before humans turned her into a domestic animal, but neither she nor the rest of Mr. Rahol’s herd understand Didier's need for more.
Hang Your Shadows
By Raja Sharma
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 14. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,710. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Fiction
This wait has become intolerable to them and they have started leaving one by one. They know that the moment is approaching and it may happen any instant but they are not ready to prolong their stay there.
Hell Camp-Your Loving Taliban
By Raja Sharma
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 19. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,560. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Category: Fiction
"You think you know but actually you don't know that there are so many who know more than you know" ---Raja Sharma
Caverns, Cauldrons, and Concealed Creatures 3rd Edition
By Wm. Michael Mott
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,290. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011 by Grave Distractions Publications. Category: Nonfiction
This is the first book of its kind to examine the striking similarities between folklore,religious,mythic,new age,fictional,and first-hand eyewitness and historical accounts of anomalous beings,entities,cryptids,hidden civilizations,and related anomalies. From ancient myths to modern experiences this is the comprehensive work on underground mythologies. Illustrated/expanded 3rd edition text.