Books tagged: folklore

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Flicker
Price: Free! Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
*Thanks for 100 downloads, everyone! It means a lot to me* (A short story) The small village of Fruit has lived a peaceful existence until some rumors about creepy shadow creatures begin tearing them apart. Kaarina, 14-year-old girl in the village, has decided to stop this madness once and for all, but she can't believe what she finds. (includes info on the author)
Playing with Fire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,050. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The science fiction, fantasy, and horror short story collection, "Playing with Fire," from Third Flatiron Anthologies, won't melt your face, but it might light a fire under you. Included in this anthology is a reprint of a classic, "The Carnival," by Michael Fedo, which has become an iconic story among secondary school students.
Major Meerkat To The Rescue
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 8,410. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Mama Ostrich gets into some trouble in the savannah and none of the animals seem to be able to help her; except for Major Meerkat! Follow the adventures of Mama Ostrich and Major Meerkat as they tackle a serious crisis in the savannah! Adapted from folk tales from Southern and Eastern Africa.
Hint of Secrecy
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 68,510. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Hidden north Norfolk on a bike; a ramble around the secret side of this English county, looking at its pubs and poets, priories and puritans, its ghosts and ruins and including100 links to useful websites.
L'héritage au père Esnouf
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 16. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: French. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Un vieil homme, dans un village de Normandie, ne se résout pas à la disparition de la culture de sa région. La création d'un groupe folklorique ne ne convainc pas. Pourtant, cela bouleversera profondément leur environnement.
The Syrup Bandit
Series: Book of Legends, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
The Syrup Bandit is the next installment from Book of Legends, a series of made-up folktales. This story takes place back when trains were the main way to travel. The hero of the story is Sack Harrum, a polite and courteous young man who accidently robs a train, and the gruff young girl who witnesses the whole thing and demands half of the loot.
Wendigo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,980. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An accident on a dark deserted highway shows one woman the truth behind an old Native-American myth.
Reenie Gyse
Price: Free! Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Young Elof retraces his father's voyage around the world in a wooden yawl until charming Reenie Gyse, an aging denizen of a city marina, draws him from his course. Will he remember who he is before he loses himself completely to her spell? "A captivating tale of Norse Gods, sea witches and a hero in denial."
A Girl's Guide to the Heroine's Journey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,350. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013 by Spero Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Science / Folklore & Mythology
Suitable for all ages, this book examines 17 myths of the heroic woman from around the world. Asian, European, African, Native American (North AND South America), Australian, and Oceanic stories are re-told, examined, and discussed in detail. Each examination includes activities designed to appeal to girls 7 years old and older.
Les Gardiens de Légendes, Tome 2: Les Géants d'Albion
Series: Les Gardiens de Légendes, Tome II. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,070. Language: French. Published: July 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » General
À peine une semaine s’est écoulée depuis la première aventure de Samuel Osmond, mais déjà les dés réclament le Gardien de Légendes sur Metverold. Le sorcier de l’Yfel cherche à saboter une autre légende et cette fois-ci, la naissance d’une nation est menacée.