Books tagged: folklore

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A Whale Who Dreamt of a Snail
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: Spanish. Published: April 8, 2016 by Babl Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Bedtime & Dreams, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Spanish
"When I was little, I had a dream." So begins the new book by William Heimbach, illustrated by Angelina Tolentino. This story inspires us to think about our dreams while playfully showing kids the diversity of animals and environments in the world. If we dream about a whale, what does the whale dream about (perhaps a snail), and then what? How are we all connected?
Unnatural Encounters: Only in Trinidad and Tobago
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,530. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Step into a world of Trinbagonian folklore and fantasy, where supernatural characters come to life. This collection of stories highlights the rich and diverse culture of Trinidad and Tobago, bringing to life some of our local customs and traditions. Immerse yourself in a world where fantasy and Caribbean life intertwine, and indulge in the vibrancy that is the Trini life.
Trinbagonian Folklore: As Told in Poetry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Caribbean Poetry
Perfect for all poetry lovers, the folkloric characters of Trinidad and Tobago come to life, in this series of uniquely styled poems (some of which have been written in the island's distinctive dialect). You will be introduced not only to the characters themselves, but also to Trinidad and Tobago's rich and diverse culture, and our way of life.
Rusty Nails, Broken Glass
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 56,870. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2016 by Black Bed Sheet Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Creatively speaking this book is marvelous; it is rich and refreshing and decadent. Written wryly and masterfully, Mr. Hayden's twenty one short literary journeys will take you through the gamut: horror, laughter, sarcasm, and of course happy and sad."-Lurid Lit" Hayden nails it again with this darkly delightful collection filled with unforgettable characters and their askew outlooks!" G.L. Giles
The Return of Spring-heeled Jack
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 40,320. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2016 by Black Bed Sheet Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Spring-Heeled Jack is a British urban legend, first appearing in 1837. Eye witnesses tell of a man who could leap several stories in the air with little effort. Some say he could breathe blue fire, others say he lured women out of their homes and attacked them by clawing at their faces. He breaks into an antique store. Enter Alice, who works at the store, and the two develop an unlikely alliance.
The Saint, the Sinner and the Coward
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,100. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
When a group of prospectors disappears from an outpost built illegally on Indian land, Marshal Wayne Dennis is brought into the neighboring town of Dead Man’s Bluff to investigate. But Wayne isn’t the only man in town with an agenda; a belligerent sheriff, a shady bounty hunter, and a killer threaten to keep him from doing his job. Soon Wayne discovers the horror that awaits them at the outpost.
Never Play Board Games with the Fae
Price: Free! Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Other
This common sense guide to fantasy creatures will help you understand the basics for dealing with a variety of species from pixies to werewolves and banshees to mermaids.
The Mermaid
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The Mermaid is a modern folktale about man, the sea, and desire.
The Neverland Wars
Series: The Neverland Wars, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,100. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016 by Clean Teen Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Gwen is just a teenage girl with a place on the debate team and a powerful crush on Jay, the soon-to-be homecoming king. She doesn't know her little sister could actually run away with Peter Pan, or that she might have to chase after her to bring her home safe. Gwen will find out though—and when she does, she'll discover she's in the middle of a looming war between Neverland and reality.
British Myths & Legends: Good Short Stories: Legends that made Britain Great
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » History » Essays
From the bestselling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, Shaggy Dogs, Pop Goes the Weasel, Urban Myths & Legends, Ten Minute Mysteries and many more...... A wonderful collection of short stories recalling some of the popular British legends and heroes who, once upon a time, made Britain great.