Books tagged: folklore

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Jack, The Beanstalk and Other Tales
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Box Of Light. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Favorite Jack tales, retold by storyteller Rand Whipple. This collection includes Jack and the Beanstalk, Seven At A Whack and Jack and the Varmints. Each story has an backwoods 'twang' and a sly sense of humor. Favorite tales told by a favorite storyteller.
Jack and the Varmints
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Box Of Light. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
As Jack walks down the road, he comes across a dog, then a cat, then a rooster and finally a donkey, all of whom are old and feeling useless. They join Jack on his adventure, foil a trio of robbers and get rich in the bargain. No bad for a day's walk. Retold with Rand Whipple's wonderful turn of phrase and sense of humor.
Seven At A Whack, A Jack Tale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Box Of Light. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Wily Jack brags that he has killed seven in a single blow (flies that is). The local King find out and Jack finds himself ridding the country of boars, unicorns and lions. It's all in a day's adventure for the young man who somehow survives every danger with his wiles and his wit. This retelling of the story by veteran storyteller Rand Whipple has a sly backwoods sense of humor.
Lord Peter and Little Kerstin
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Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Folk
A collection of ten ancient Swedish narrative ballads translated into English verse. They tell stories of love and death, kings and knights, and the wild spirits of the water and the woods.
Ahimoth
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,980. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Ahimoth, Is a story about Jason, a single writer that was lost in his life, and was still looking for a place that he could fit in and find the happiness that he was so good at writing about. When he was lead to the perfect country home, he found a new life, but it was a life of the undead, where he lived between the physical world and the spiritual world. He discovers that he is the Abaddon.
Duende
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
In the depths of the Amazonian rainforest, a duende bides his time. Only one more soul to complete the thousand he requires to carry him to the afterlife. But the buzz and thud of progress sounds all about him. And the unrelenting march of civilisation threatens to drive him from existence if he fails. A fantastical tale about the banishment of myth and legend. Duende: a short story.
The Seer of Albion
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,460. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013 by Fountain Blue Publishing www.fountainbluepublishing.com. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The lands of Albion held many dimensions, some of peace and great beauty, while another counter Albion was lost to despair, hunger, and great fear. Gerros, the Seer. Guided by his wisdom and sight, was sent to Albion to draw the knight, Leystan, through the portal, leaving one Albion in the hopes of saving another. Will Leystan give his trust to the Seer? Leystan came ready to do battle. His skill
The Shaman's Song
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,690. Language: American English. Published: December 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The first book of the Ice Age trilogies, The Shaman's Song is the story of a young (less than 15) Native American girl's struggles to survive the challenges facing her. Can she survive being beaten, kidnapped, falling into a glacial crevasse. She is quick-witted but can she outsmart those that wish to enslave her?
Leo Brodsky and the Unimaginable -- Book One: The Bogs of Betrayal
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 152,740. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Leo's defiance of the Grand Duke of Moscow results in his bewildering transportation through the Aurora Borealis, leaving him banished to a dimension of wonder where he encounters mythical creatures including serpents, goblins, pixies, and hellhounds while trying to find a legendary beast believed to be the most terrible in the land, a beast that is his only key to getting home to his family.
Little Red Riding Hood
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013 by Box Of Light. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
This is one of the world's most popular children's stories, set in "the mountains where the smell of hickory smoke still rises in the morning and guitars still lullaby the evenings."