Books tagged: folktale

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Travellers’ Tales
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Folklore of journeys and adventure from around the world. Itinerants’ anecdotes that range from as far afield as Algeria to America and Poland to Palestine. Colourful travellers’ accounts handed down from generation to generation. One in a series of 18 titles on topics that range from Enchantment to Trickery; with Folly, Passion & Vice in between.
The Mitten
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
This delightful folktale, The Mitten, is retold in bright, colorful, comic book format. As the animals share the mitten, they also share their warmth, and share their story with the reader. Easy to read with lots of pictures, this version will become a favorite of children as the story has been for generations.
Wall of Bones
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
A bereaved witch defies the emperor and topples the Great Wall with her song of grief. A short story fantasy retelling of the traditional Chinese love story, "The Tears of Lady Meng Jiang."
The Bear Prince
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Series: Lord Alchemist · Fantasy Folktales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
The Bear Prince is a collection of three folktales from a fictional universe. When small magics are real, what stories do parents tell their children at night? What tales do storytellers spin, so their listeners will toss them a few coins? Find out, in "The Bear Prince," "The Princess and the Sheep's Wool," and "The Jewel of Moon and Starlight."
Pot of Gold
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
This Irish folktale, The Pot of Gold, is retold in comic format. The illustrations and controlled vocabulary make it perfect for beginning readers.
Where Is The Key?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
This contemporary retelling of a middle eastern folktale is in full color comic format. 'Where Is The Key' is as silly as the original version. The controlled vocabulary makes it easy to read, and the surprise ending brings a laugh.
You Can Go Home Again
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 990. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
We love the fierce, wild, beauty of wolves, and the friendly, loving, servitude of dogs. What opposite personalities. Yet, dogs are descended from wolves. Surely, never the twain shall meet again, no? Well, my story lets us in on a secret gathering of wolves at a "telling." The "wolf-teller" speaks of an ordinary dog, Great Heart, who returned to his roots. FOR EPUB, NOOK, PDF E-READERS.
The Wood Carver's Wife
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Price: Free! Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
In a retelling of a traditional tale, Danni Moyo is on a quest while his wife and unborn child are in the care of a mysterious stranger. What could go wrong?
George and the Dragon
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Short Story Humblamax the dragon loses his job (guarding the treasure hoard of an Evil Overlord) and finds himself in a difficult economy without any marketable skills. Searching for a little peace and solitude he winds up meeting with the famous knight of legend, Saint George. A humorous re-telling of the classic tale, only this time from the dragons point of view.
3 Bears
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
"3 Bears" is a comic adaptation of the well known folktale "Goldilocks and the Three Bears." This version is written especially for beginning readers and so is very easy to read. The text is comprised of only 8 different words. These 8 basic Dolch words are used over and over again, but are combined in different ways. This provides practice so that the beginning reader can master the words.