Books tagged: folk tale

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Singing Wind
By William Woodall
Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2009. Category: Fiction
Short Story. The tale of a very beautiful young girl, who discovers that beauty can bring its own problems. When she is kidnapped by a cruel witch who envies her, she finds that no one has the courage to help her escape, except for the boy who loves her. This short story is loosely based on a Native American folk tale.
Kamini and the Secret Pool
By Charles Cozic
You set the price! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2009. Category: Fiction
Kamini is one of the prettiest teens in her village in India, but three jealous girls have a plan to humiliate her. The girls trick Kamini into throwing her jewels into a river. As Kamini wishes for her jewels back, a hole appears in the water, and a voice calls her to come get her jewels. Kamini then discovers a secret cave, a mysterious old woman, and a dangerous crocodile.
Misty Valley
By Amanda Brake
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 920. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2010. Category: Fiction
Misty Valley is a short rhyming magical tale of a boy who adventures off one morning to the dark scary wood inspite of the crying and howling that goes on throughout the night, to collected nuts, fruits, and berries in the most unique way. Discover how Christy saves the valley from the horror of the darkest night.
Contos da Avó Coruja
By José Leon Machado
Price: $5.10 USD. Words: 51,870. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2010 by Jose Barbosa Machado. Category: Fiction
Uma boa parte das histórias publicadas nesta obra foram recolhidas pelos alunos das Licenciaturas do Primeiro Ciclo do Ensino Básico e de Educadores de Infância da Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (Portugal) entre o ano de 2000 e 2002 no âmbito de um trabalho para a unidade curricular de Literatura Infanto-Juvenil.
Bride who breaks wind おならのおよめさん
By Pulin Mizuno
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 270. Language: Japanese. Published: July 1, 2010 by A.I.M. Corporation Limited. Category: Fiction
主人公のお嫁さんはかわいらしく働きものだがちょっと、困ったくせが。 それは大きなおなら! ある日おならでお姑さんをふきとばし家を追い出されます。 でも、心配ご無用。やがて、このおならは人助けとなってゆきます。 水野ぷりんの挿絵が楽しい、日本の民話シリーズ第一弾。 (^!^)
The Mansion House Musicians
By H Jason Schulz
Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2010. Category: Fiction
Four animals scare some would-be burglars.
The Godmother's Web
By Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
Series: Godmother, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,260. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2010 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction
Cindy Ellis knows about fairy godmothers. Her almost-stepdaughter is studying to be one and she is a close personal friend of Felicity Fortune, an Irish godmother. But she didn’t suspect when she picks up Grandma Webster that the elderly, seemingly lost American Indian woman in traditional dress was a magical godmother too.
The Road Through The Woods
By Lee McAulay
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Category: Fiction
When Beth follows a hidden path she finds in the woods, her life takes an interesting turn. The Road Through The Woods is an alternative Little Red Riding Hood story.
Who Pays The Piper
By Lee McAulay
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Category: Fiction
When a travelling minstrel cures the city of its rat problem, what will the citizens provide as his reward? A re-telling of the story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin.
Mixed Bag Vol. 1
By Lee McAulay
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Category: Fiction
Five short stories, a variety of themes: the Victorian adventure of All Roads Lead To The River, mediaeval mischief in Who Pays The Piper, space strangeness in Voyager, a tale of treachery in The Last Deal Of The Season, and a modern urban twist in The Gasman Cometh.