Books tagged: folk tale

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The Nests of Old Women: A Modern Fairy Tale
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,270. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2017 by Twisted Root Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In this modern fairy tale, Clare’s life takes a nose dive after her philandering husband leaves her for another woman. While his life soars, she loses everything. When she finally gets angry about it, a mysterious stranger suggests an old woman in the woods can help Clare get revenge. Karen L. Abrahamson's writing has been shortlisted for the Canadian Crime Writer's Award for Excellence.
Caught in Stone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,950. Language: Australian English. Published: July 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal, Fiction » Children’s books » Monsters
When Kalara the troll girl finds herself sent to Australia as a statue, she fears she will never see her family in England again. Ro lives with her grandparents. Since her parents died, she finds it hard to trust people. So she knows exactly how scared and alone Kalara feels, lost among strangers. Ro is determined to help Kalara get back to England – but it’s not going to be easy…
Lia and the Little People
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 340. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2017 by JohanPublishers. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
One the edge of the Karkloof forest lives a little girl called Lia. She is friends with the little people who loves to sing and dance. Also in the forest lives an evil witch doctor. . .
The Golden Calf
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Japheth and Abram Dewitt, two impoverished adult brothers of the early 1900's, have acquired a unique young calf of otherworldly features named Dewey Dell. The brothers are blazing their own trail across the treacherous Southwestern landscape in a race against the clock to meet the eccentric tycoon Obadiah Hawthorne, A.K.A. "The Big Man," who may just have use for a special cow such as theirs.
The Bridge of the Golden Wood: A Parable on How to Earn a Living
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Concepts / Money, Fiction » Children’s books » Business, Careers, Occupations
(Career picture book) A child with a knack for solving problems helps some hungry fish and finds a treasure. Illustrated Asian folk tale teaches the value of work and includes career ideas and online resources by former Silicon Valley recruiter Karl Beckstrand (for ages 4+). 530 words, 26 pages
The Fangs: A New Breed
Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 49,070. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
An African Odyssey through European America. A mad scientist, a squirrel, a cat, and almost a bear. What could go wrong? Anything she can cook up in the lab.
LampLight - Volume 5 Issue 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,580. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2016 by Apokrupha LLC. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Featuring Are You Sure What Side You’re On? by Sunny Moraine. We talk to them about the Root Code books, short fiction and the writing process. Kevin Lucia’s Horror 101, The Weird. What is Weird? How does it fit into horror or literature? Fiction from: Walter Dinjos, Amandeep Jutla, Ryan Lazarus, Nghi Vo, Konstantinos Kellis
The Quay Avenue Bridge
Price: Free! Words: 9,290. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
DO NOT CROSS THE BRIDGE. The stories are real. It has been years since his accidental death, but the body of Denny Dennison will not leave, terrifying unsuspecting travelers and haunting the locals who dare go to the bridge at night. Now two kids fresh from their high school graduation decide to tempt fate and venture to the bridge one last time to see the dead boy.
Tales From The Files Of The Arizona Prospector
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,820. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
"Tales From The Files Of The Arizona Prospector" is our re-telling of the stories, tales and folklore of the history of Arizona during the 19th Century.
Pat the Plowman
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 680. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Beginner, Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Weather
Pat the Plowman is a modern "folk tale" for children. Pat is just an ordinary man. But, during one brutal winter snowstorm, when Snow forces the overwhelmed plow trucks to retreat back to their bays and refuel, his super-plowing abilities turn him into the town’s savior. Written in a lyrical, rhythmic style, Pat the Plowman appeals to young ears ... and to young hearts everywhere.