Books tagged: folktale

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The Price of Longing
By Amber Marshall
Price: Free! Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Fiction
A short story of 9700 words. A retelling of the Rapunzel story. When a witch claims a couple's newborn daughter in exchange for the father's trespass and theft, she finally has the daughter she's always wanted. As Rapunzel grows and matures, however, the witch finds that even with all her powers, she cannot keep her child from growing up.
My House is Too Full
By Gloria Lapin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Fiction
This comic, "My House Is Too Full," is a retelling of the popular Yiddish folktale "It Could Always Be Worse." Feeling that his situation is too difficult, the main character seeks the advice of a wise teacher. With a funny turn of events, the man comes to find out that his situation wasn't so bad after all. Written with first grade basic sight words, this story is perfect for beginning readers.
Legends of the Lamed-Vav Volume 1, Number 1: Simple Chaim
By Lable Braun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Fiction
A young girl's world is falling apart. The Czar has commanded the Cossacks to attack her little village in the Pale of Russia. Only her frail mother's faith in an ancient legend, the Lamed-Vav, stands between Raizel and the total loss of all she loves. A simple tinker has come to the village. Could he be one of the mysterious Lamed-Vav? Could his simple acts of kindness be the village's salvation?
Cavern's Wise Woman: The Bear Goddess, Revised
By Annie Welch
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,150. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012 by Spero Publishing. Category: Nonfiction
Containing a extensive research as well as a large body of Personal Gnosis, this work chronicles the author's deeply moving search as she follows tantalizing clues that point to the Cultus of the long lost Goddess of the Smithy and of the season's turns. Arta reveals Herself as a many-aspected Goddess in these pages and the author's search is detailed.
The Old Woman in the Shoe Moves, Storybook One
By T. D. Hilliard
Price: Free! Words: 250. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction
The Old Woman in the Shoe moves to several very different homes, before realizung that there is no place like home.
Leipreachán
By Abigail Fero
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012 by Black Shire Publishing. Category: Fiction
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.
A Rain Of Birds
By P. S. Wright
Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Fiction
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.
Wade and Butcher
By Red Jackson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,510. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Fiction
Short stories and poems of terror intended for preteens, teens, and young adults.
Djanbun and the Fire-stick
By T. D. Hilliard
Price: Free! Words: 350. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Fiction
A retelling of an old story that originates in Australian mythology, about a native who is transformed into a platypus.
Crocodile, Crocodile
By Gloria Lapin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Category: Fiction
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