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Digging for Leprechaun Gold
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
(For 2 adults to perform for children, with audience participation.) The lazy human, Fergal, doesn't want to work and she won't have to if she can catch a leprechaun and get his gold. Fergal has to use a lot of brain power to catch Ba, a tricky Leprechaun. Will Fergal get Ba? And if she does, will Ba escape? This interactive show is based on the Irish tale The Field of Boliauns. Aye, 'tis.
Emperor's New Clothes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 490. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
A beautiful enchanting Palace. More beautiful than that were his clothes. The fascinating old story of The Famous King who was known for his vanity, and how he got duped by two clever swindlers. Now illustrated by Eliza Charles McCaulay
Chicken Little
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 480. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Chicute, a happy chicken, starts its day with a pleasant morning, goes over a roller-coaster ride and ends with a wise advice from none other than the King of the Jungle. Enjoy this old enchanting tale with fresh new illustrations from Eliza Charles McCaulay.
Roberto & the Defeat of the Evil Borge of The Golden Kingdom
Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
A young prince prince magician that finds out in a dream how to defeat the Evil Borge.Through a dream.
Jack and the Modern Day Beanstalk
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
A modern take on a classic fairy tale. Jack goes on an adventure to try to make a better life for his family and learns some very valuable life lessons along the way.
Rapunzel is Dead
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,180. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by Short Story Day Africa. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
A vibrant collection of stories by Africa’s younger writers – here Short Story Day Africa has assembled the best seventeen stories from their 2013 competition.
Little Red Riding Hood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013 by Box Of Light. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
This is one of the world's most popular children's stories, set in "the mountains where the smell of hickory smoke still rises in the morning and guitars still lullaby the evenings."
El Dragón de Diego, Primer Libro: Espíritus del Sol
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,860. Language: Spanish. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
UN JOVEN, UNA LINEA DE SANGRE Y UN MAGNIFICO VIAJE Un niño de origen latino de once anos de edad, gana un concurso de composición para alumnos del sexto grado, el cual se extiende a todo el distrito escolar. Cuando un autor visita su escuela para entregarle el premio, Diego Ramírez no tiene la menor idea de lo mucho que va a cambiar su vida.
20 Animal Stories for Kids Retold with Moral Lessons
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,660. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Set of 20 stories for kids - a retelling of popular stories from Aesop and the Panchatantra - animal fables with moral lessons. These old kids favorites are retold in a modern and humorous style. Familiar stories like 'The four friends and the hunter', 'The tortoise and the geese', etc are retold nicely. Can be read aloud as bed-time stories for kids or can be read by older kids for themselves.
Seven At A Whack, A Jack Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Box Of Light. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Wily Jack brags that he has killed seven in a single blow (flies that is). The local King find out and Jack finds himself ridding the country of boars, unicorns and lions. It's all in a day's adventure for the young man who somehow survives every danger with his wiles and his wit. This retelling of the story by veteran storyteller Rand Whipple has a sly backwoods sense of humor.
Jack and the Varmints
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Box Of Light. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
As Jack walks down the road, he comes across a dog, then a cat, then a rooster and finally a donkey, all of whom are old and feeling useless. They join Jack on his adventure, foil a trio of robbers and get rich in the bargain. No bad for a day's walk. Retold with Rand Whipple's wonderful turn of phrase and sense of humor.
Jack, The Beanstalk and Other Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Box Of Light. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Favorite Jack tales, retold by storyteller Rand Whipple. This collection includes Jack and the Beanstalk, Seven At A Whack and Jack and the Varmints. Each story has an backwoods 'twang' and a sly sense of humor. Favorite tales told by a favorite storyteller.
Spider's Christmas Gift: A Children's FolkTale and Polish Holiday Traditions
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent
It's the night before Christmas. All the woodland animals are making gifts for the newborn King. But poor Spider doesn't have a gift. A traditional Yule tale from Poland. Also included is information on the Yule holiday in Poland as well as recipes for holiday food and ornaments.
Spider's Yule Gift: A Children's FolkTale and Polish Pagan Holiday Traditions
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Nonfiction » New Age » Witchcraft and wicca
It's the night before the Winter Solstice. All the woodland animals are making gifts for the newborn Sun. But poor Spider doesn't have a gift. What will she do? A traditional Yule tale from Poland returned to its pagan roots, based on the tale told by my father. Also included is information on the Yule holiday in Poland and recipes and tips and ritual ideas to use them in a pagan context.
The Giant's Garden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Nature
A delightful variation of the traditional farytale of Jack and the Beanstalk...Was that Giant really so terrible after all?! Includes charming illustrations and instructions on how to grow your very own apple tree!
The Snow Queen's Life and Times
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,770. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Aurora Borealis was a princess who was long overdue. Her parents had wondered if they would ever have a child. The day of her christening, things went awry when Mordreda, the most powerful fairy in the kingdom uttered her wish for the princess and then dropped dead. The tiny princess had a frozen heart, blue lips and other issues to overcome. How did her parents cope?
В мире сказок Х. К. Андерсена
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 15,010. Language: Russian. Published: October 30, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Книга «В мире сказок Х.К.Андерсена» это первая попытка в русской литературе изложения известных сказок великого сказочника в стихах. В них автор Михаил Курсеев смог полно и достоверно передать весь смысл и красоту слов, доброту и одухотворённость прозы в стихотворной форме. Это не новое толкование произведений, а почти дословное их изложение по которым мы для себя не открываем вновь сказки Андерсе
The Milkmaid and her Pail, A Fable by Aesop, Retold by Rand Whipple
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013 by Box Of Light. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
This little maid has a bucket of milk on her head and big plans in her mind. (Not the best combination, as she finds out.) The Milkmaid and her Pail (moral: don't count your chickens before they hatch) is one of Aesop's best known fables. Storyteller Rand Whipple's loveable milkmaid can't remember the word for 'milk' anymore than she can make it to the market with her goods intact.
The Fox and the Crow, A Fable by Aesop, Retold by Rand Whipple
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013 by Box Of Light. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
When a crow finds a piece of cheese on the road, she flies to a nearby tree and prepares to eat the tasty treat. Who will eat what (or whom) is up for grabs however, when an overly friendly fox appears below and begins to chat. This beloved fable is retold by popular children's storyteller, Rand Whipple with his trademark humor and wit.
Aesop's Fables, Retold by Rand Whipple
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013 by Box Of Light. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Five favorite fables, retold by veteran storyteller Rand Whipple. These versions of Aesop's stories have a modern twist and a unique sense of humor. Includes The Milkmaid and her Pail, The Wind and the Sun, The Crab and its Mother, The Monkey and its Shadow and The Fox and the Crow.