Books tagged: folklore

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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
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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
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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.
Fae: The Book of Faolan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,170. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
For centuries, little children have been kidnapped by mischievous faeries. They take them away to the world on the other side. Sometimes, if they survive, the children come back to the human world, but never the same. The other world calls them, beckons them to return. In their dreams—and daresay waking hours—they go wandering back to the Faery Realm.
A Man of the Wolves
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,440. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
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Madrid, Spain. Above the ornate Toledo Bridge, down-to-earth Sara meets the striking Cibrán, a handsome Galician with fierce eyes and rumored by neighbors to be a celebrity of sorts. As Sara unravels his bizarre past, Cibrán can’t help but consider that this “lady in brown” could be the one. After so long, he is ready to not walk the path of life alone—a path longer than any mortal could imagine.