Books tagged: folktale

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The Glass Key: A Modern Folktale
Series: The Green Lady and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 12,590. Language: British English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50)
For ten years Sam neither saw nor heard of his beautiful Araminta, who vanished before their wedding day - but now, suddenly she steps into his life again, with a fantastic adventure to tell: her journey to unlock the secret of the mysterious glass key.
The Canary: A Modern Folktale
Price: Free! Words: 3,550. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Fairy tales
(4.00)
Torn between loyalty to her sister and the man she loves, Damiah hopelessly pours out her heart to a golden canary - without realising that her little bird's song is full of the hope she lacks.
The Maiden in Green
You set the price! Words: 440. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Poetry » Chinese poetry
A story told in a poem, about a man and the maiden that he had once met long ago in a dream.
The Deep Dark Woods
Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(4.50)
A version of a classic fairytale set in the 1960s. Humourous and dark.
The Boy Who Sold The Butter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
This comic is a retelling of the silly Danish folktale, "The Boy Who Sold The Butter." In this story the silly boy's foolish mistake brings him an unexpected reward. Written with first grade sight words, this colorful comic is easy to read and perfect for those who are learning to read.
The Word Dealer
Price: Free! Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00)
Pieter loves Caroline with all his heart. Caroline doesn't love Pieter at all. But like all good merchant's sons, Pieter likes to trade, especially with Caroline as the prize. The Word Dealer is keen on a bargain too - so who will best the other?
Crocodile, Crocodile
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
In this folktale from India the crocodile tries to outwit the monkey, but the monkey is just too smart for him. How do the crocodile and the monkey trick each other? The story of their tricks is told with first grade level basic sight words,and illustrated in colorful comic format. The beginning reader and the accomplished reader will enjoy this folktale
Wade and Butcher
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,510. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
Short stories and poems of terror intended for preteens, teens, and young adults.
A Rain Of Birds
Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic, Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Weather
PS Wright has plagiarized another of Granny Which's tales. This time, a bit of a family tall tale has turned up in the wrong universe. When a couple of youngsters wander along the river, they have an odd encounter and experience some most unusual weather. Lucky for Augustus Deforest, May has brought along her umbrella. The wily old catfish known as grey beard doesn't stand a chance.
Leipreachán
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012 by Black Shire Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
The worst day of the year, March 17th, dawned bright and beautiful. After a cruel twist, March 17th may be the day to save his sanity. Warning: Leipreacháns.