Books tagged: folktale

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The Ten Towns
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,890. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
A modern fable in the style of a folktale. This delightful story tells of a discontented youth and his crazy, heroic adventures in seeking his imagined Town Where Everything’s Perfect. Timeless themes are raised, such as the innocent abroad, coming of age, the personal odyssey and the utopian quest. Readers of quality literature enjoy “The Ten Towns”, which is its ultimate recommendation.
The Castaway: a modern folktale
Series: The Sleight of Heart and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
(4.50)
A foundling baby is washed ashore in a lonely Cornish cove, and as he grows up his fate is strangely linked to the sea. When he meets a young woman who is escaping her past, he longs to pledge his heart to her... without realising that his heart was lost beneath the jealous waves, long ago.
The Tryst: a modern folktale
Series: The Green Man and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
(3.00)
When Kaveran meets Kayna and they fall in love, their romance seems to eerily echo that of their namesakes in a local legend. But little do they realise that their love is fated by a sinister secret.
3 Bears
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
"3 Bears" is a comic adaptation of the well known folktale "Goldilocks and the Three Bears." This version is written especially for beginning readers and so is very easy to read. The text is comprised of only 8 different words. These 8 basic Dolch words are used over and over again, but are combined in different ways. This provides practice so that the beginning reader can master the words.
George and the Dragon
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Short Story Humblamax the dragon loses his job (guarding the treasure hoard of an Evil Overlord) and finds himself in a difficult economy without any marketable skills. Searching for a little peace and solitude he winds up meeting with the famous knight of legend, Saint George. A humorous re-telling of the classic tale, only this time from the dragons point of view.
The Wood Carver's Wife
Price: Free! Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
In a retelling of a traditional tale, Danni Moyo is on a quest while his wife and unborn child are in the care of a mysterious stranger. What could go wrong?
You Can Go Home Again
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 990. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
We love the fierce, wild, beauty of wolves, and the friendly, loving, servitude of dogs. What opposite personalities. Yet, dogs are descended from wolves. Surely, never the twain shall meet again, no? Well, my story lets us in on a secret gathering of wolves at a "telling." The "wolf-teller" speaks of an ordinary dog, Great Heart, who returned to his roots. FOR EPUB, NOOK, PDF E-READERS.
The Legend of the Morning Star
Series: Lord Alchemist · Fantasy Folktales. Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.50)
Mortal women have always fascinated gods - and wind-spirits have carried news of a beautiful princess to the sun-god, Allyon. But his servant, sent to investigate, falls in love and defies his master. Narrated by the Wind-priest Ches, this is the story of the Morning Star. (Set in the same universe as "The Bear Prince," this is a fantasy folktale for slightly older ears.)
Where Is The Key?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
This contemporary retelling of a middle eastern folktale is in full color comic format. 'Where Is The Key' is as silly as the original version. The controlled vocabulary makes it easy to read, and the surprise ending brings a laugh.
Pot of Gold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
(5.00)
This Irish folktale, The Pot of Gold, is retold in comic format. The illustrations and controlled vocabulary make it perfect for beginning readers.