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A Nymph's Tale: A Collection of Whimsical Fables
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
A Nymph's Tale is a delightful collection of nine whimsical fables for grown-ups, from some of today’s newest writers that gently remind us of what is important, and what is not.
The Dog Who Conquered Loneliness
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,330. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2017 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Characters in these stories are far from rebels, but most are not comfortable in themselves or in the world. Loneliness is a problem, as is aspiring to an amorphous ‘more’ to their lives. Events that befall them may be fantastical, but striking images, an ironic narrative voice and dark humour ground the stories in the real world.
Silence in Heaven (Short Story #6)
Price: Free! Words: 9,230. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
When their oracles fall inexplicably silent, the people of Miridia send two emissaries out into the world to seek out the gods. A mythical fantasy. Ms. Wellington's Oak Tree is a collection of short works spanning a variety of genres. Enjoy!
Halloween Short Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Hop on board a ghost train that takes an unexpected turn. Meet a pumpkin who wants to be King of the World. Follow the adventures of Winona the witch. And dare to step inside Mr. Hersey’s Candy Emporium. Scary adventures, clever tricks and sweet treats. Halloween stories for all the family.
Little Red Hide Meets a Poacher
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017 by Gryphon Scribes™. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
A clever twist on the parable of Red Riding Hood teaches kids about wolves, ecology and hunting best practices.
The Fables of John Gay, Volume One
Price: Free! Words: 17,780. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2017 by Dodo Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Poems by the writer of The Beggar's Opera. John Gay had a humorously sardonic view of human nature. From three centuries ago, his Fables show that nothing changes. All life is here - charlatans, doxies, thugs, misers, the self-deluded, the gossips, the opportunist politicians ... and many animals who know better. Fully illustrated with line drawings by Dandi Palmer.
Il Giardino di Arlen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,420. Language: Italian. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Raccolta di fiabe e racconti per piccoli e grandi da recitare di notte davanti ad un mite focolare. Siamo tutti Principi e Principesse, Stregoni o Angeli e tutti vogliamo scavare nel´abisso della mente e del cuore per poter sorridere, per poter trovare tesori nascosti. Le stelle brillano, il vento soffia e non sai da dove viene e dove va. Tuttavia, non puoi negare la sua esistenza.
Fables from Elsewhere
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017 by Stephen D. Sullivan. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
“Fables like you’ve never experienced before from a world you never even imagined—a place strange and alien, yet familiar. These charming stories beguile and entertain, disturb and comfort. They’ll change your perspective (and your life) for the better.” — Stephen D. Sullivan, award-winning author of Manos: The Hands of Fate.
Mythical Creatures Of The Forest
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,790. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
There are many creatures in the forest that people think are only myths. People think that there is no such thing as a Pikaloo, or a Piggen, or an Earthman or a Resurrector or a Healybug or a Dundenbeast or anything else that they have not been taught about in school. But Dr Bernard J. Hoothfellow has been worn down by the world enough to have some space for new discoveries.
Aesop Fable: Filbert, The Not So Smart Fox; Teaching Your Kids Morals Through Storytelling
Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Young Filbert Fox listens to a story his granny tells him about how foxes are the smartest creatures and so he sets out to prove this to be true. But when tries to prove how clever he is when he meets Willie Wolf and the Crow family, things do not turn out as he expected at all.