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Twice Upon A Time: Fairytale, Folklore, & Myth. Reimagined & Remastered.
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 306,990. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fairy tales
Fairytales don’t always happen once upon a time. Fables don’t always have a happy ending. Sometimes the stories we love are too dark for nightmares. What if waking Sleeping Beauty was the worse thing the Prince could have done? What if Rapunzel wasn't in that tower for her own protection—but for everyone else’s?
Grubby Maids and Glass Slippers: An Opinionated Essay on Cinderella From a Disgruntled Narrator (Snarktales From Fairyland 1)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
...Does Cinderella ever strike you as a slightly dull Goody Goody? ...Do you ever suspect she is Not Exactly The Sharpest Knife In the Drawer? ...Have you ever thought that perhaps the fairy godmother would have been more help with the housework than with Finding a Prince Charming? You are not alone. The Snarky Narrator feels the same way.
The Restaurant of Many Orders
Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013 by Little J Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Anthologies, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is perhaps the most famous of Kenji's short stories and one of his personal favorites, as it was the title story of his one and only self-published collection of short stories. Two hunters go on a hunting trip in the country and end up completely lost. Luckily they come across what appears to be an extremely popular restaurant…but everything is not as it seems.
Buying Mittens
Series: Tales from Japan, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Little J Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Nankichi Niimi is undoubtedly one of Japan's most highly regarded writers of fantasy fiction. Book 3 of Tales from a Japanese Dreamland is an introduction to Niimi's writing through one of his most famous children's stories. The highlight of this delightful children's story is the beautiful description of the foxes' journey through the snow covered woods during the middle of the night.
Kenju's Forest Playground & Ame-ni-mo makezu
Series: Tales from Japan, Book1. Price: Free! Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Little J Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Kenji Miyazawa is undoubtedly one of Japan's most highly regarded writers of fantasy fiction. Book 1 of Tales From A Japanese Dreamland is an introduction to Kenji's writing through his well-known poem Ame-ni-mo makezu and the story of Kenju, which can be thought of as an extension of that poem. Note that both these stories can be found in Book 4 & 5 of the series Tales from a Japanese Dreamland.
Gon the Fox and Other Stories
Series: Tales from Japan, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 18,920. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Little J Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Anthologies
Nankichi Niimi & Kenji Miyazawa are undoubtedly two of Japan's most highly regarded writers of fantasy fiction. Book 4 of Tales From A Japanese Dreamland contains four wonderful stories by Niimi and one story by Kenji. In addition to the title story, this book also includes Grandpa's Lamp as well as Kenji's much loved Ame-ni-mo makezu. A truly wonderful collection.
10 of the Best Stories from Kenji Miyazawa and Nankichi Niimi
Series: Tales from Japan, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 31,590. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013 by Little J Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Anthologies
Nankichi Niimi & Kenji Miyazawa are undoubtedly two of Japan's most highly regarded writers of fantasy fiction. Book 5 of Tales from Japan contains all stories from Books 1 - 4, five stories by Kenji, including Gauche the Cellist and The Restaurant of Many Orders (along with his famous poem Ame-ni-mo makezu) and five stories from Niimi, including Gon the Fox.
Gauche the Cellist and Other Stories
Series: Tales from Japan, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013 by Little J Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Anthologies
Nankichi Niimi & Kenji Miyazawa are undoubtedly two of Japan's most highly regarded writers of fantasy fiction. Book 2 of Tales From A Japanese Dreamland contains four stories by Kenji Miyazawa and one story by Nankichi Niimi. In addition to the title story, this book also includes Kenji's much loved The Restaurant of Many Orders and Niimi's Buying Mittens. A wonderful collection.
The Lost Prince and Enchanted Oc'Koriv
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,150. Language: American English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The People of Oc’Koriv are in torment because of the wicked Queen Hadcu who murdered three generations of kings with her magic and Witchcraft.