Books tagged: folklore and fairy tales

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The Blessing of Vasillisa
You set the price! Words: 10,910. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2016 by Matthew Sawyer. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Horror » Occult
A retelling of a Russian folktale involving the witch Baba Yaga and her walking hut. The old hag has found herself a granddaughter, Vasillisa. And the young girl brings a blessing.
They Came from the River
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,400. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
A writer returns to her hometown where she discovers a deeply rooted, ancient magic.
Tales of the Horns: Part 1 The Berserk Beast
Price: Free! Words: 83,210. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
'Tales of the Horns' is a series full of magic, adventure and intrigue. Mary Horn and her estranged family must face hordes of monstrous enemies and the remnants of old gods in a fight that will seal the fate of the world.
Search (SEEK Book 1)
You set the price! Words: 62,970. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
As a trained SEEK hunter, seventeen-year-old Keira thinks she knows what’s going on in her world; the shadows called Khayal are real and they bite. But the truth is more complicated, especially when her next target turns out to be Jonathan Steed, good looking, green-eyed, fast-talking—and very HUMAN. Now no one is safe, especially not her heart.
TIKI-PU AND WIO-WANI - A Chinese legend - Baba Indaba Children's Stories Issue 35
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
ISSN: 2397-9607 Issue 35 In Issue 35 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Chinese tale of Tiki-Pu who is a servant and dogsbody in a prestigious art school. Not good enough to be an apprentice, he dreams that one day his work would hang alongside that of his master. But will his dreams ever become a reality? Well you'll have to read the story to find out if he does?
A MOUTHFUL OF SILENCE - an old English folktale - Baba Indaba Children's Stories Issue 33
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 15, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
ISSN: 2397-9607 Issue 33 In Issue 33 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the old English tale of old Toonie whose greatest wish before he died was to see a fairy. It was well known that in order to see a fairy three things are needed—a handful of courage, a mouthful of silence, and a capful of moonshine. But will old Toonie’s wish ever be granted….?
A BET BETWEEN THE COYOTE AND THE KACHINA - An American Indian Hopi Legend - Baba Indaba Children's Stories Issue 32
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,090. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 15, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
ISSN: 2397-9607 Issue 32 In Issue 32, Baba Indaba narrates the American Indian Hopi legend of the Kachina and Coyote. Just before dawn one day, the Kachina bets the Coyote he can’t sing a certain song before the sun rises. Payment for the loser is extreme. So who won the bet? Well you’ll just have to read the story to find out. Look out for the moral of the story.
A BASHFUL COURTSHIP - A Native American tale of courtship - Baba Indaba Children's Stories Issue 31
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,140. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 15, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
ISSN: 2397-9607 Issue 31 In Issue 31 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the American Indian tale of how a pair of moccasins was used by a brave to woo a maiden. Did it work? Well you’ll just have to read the story to find out if it did.
THE HORSE AND THE TURTLE - a Jamaican Anansi Story - Baba Indaba Children's Stories - Issue 61
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. Price: Free! Words: 920. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 14, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
ISSN: 2397-9607 Issue 61 In Issue 61 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Jamaican Anansi story of the bet between the Turtle and the Horse – in effect the Jamaican Anansi version of the hare and the tortoise. Written in pidgin English, this story must be spoken with a Jamaican accent. The story is accompanied by sheet music for a calypso-style ditty about the tale.
HOW THE FISH GOT INTO WATER - An Australian Aborigine Story for Children - Baba Indaba Children's Stories Issue 52
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 14, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
ISSN: 2397-9607 Issue 52 In Issue 52 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Australian tale of how the fish did not always live in the water. This is a story of how they changed their living environment. But where did they first live you might ask? Well you’ll just have to read the story to find out.