Books tagged: folktale

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Why Elephants Have BIG Ears
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 760. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
An imaginative pourquoi* tale written and illustrated by a 9 year old explaining how a greedy elephant got big ears and how lion, consequently, became king of the jungle. *pourquoi- a tale explaining how something came to be.
The Three Billy Goats Gruff
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 90. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013 by Box Of Light. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Robert Bender's colorful telling of The Three Billy Goats Gruff. With simple, direct language and vibrant illustrations, this book tells the story of three wily goats who outsmart and overcome the hungry troll who guards their bridge.
Rudy's High-Hoppin' Hullaballoo
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Series: Garner Tales, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
This short folktale is about one of the adventures of a Texas jackrabbit who, in the process of trying to impress his best friends at a potluck supper, finds himself in a heap of trouble.
Something Out of Nothing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Comics & Graphic Novels / Biography
Something Out of Nothing is a retelling of a favorite folktale. This version is perfectly suited for a beginning reader with limited sight vocabulary. The repetition and and supportive images provide the reader with a successful experience. The grandmother and granddaughter show themselves to be creative problem solvers.
Moon and Shadow
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Maire has worked hard to establish her independence as the town's herb woman, but it is threatened when she breaks her leg running from a rogue wolf in the woods. When further tragedy strikes, she fears that the man she loves may be the werewolf responsible.
Dustland Requiem (A Bard's Folktale)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,530. Language: American English. Published: June 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Sigurd Martinez has one goal: taking care of his family. Easier said than done living near the heart of gangland Mexico. Back in the comfort of the suburbs, Charisma Roberts is readjusting to her life after a rough summer full of mayhem and madness. Though these two idealistic youths have never met, they’re about to find they have much more in common than just a bad poet.
Old King Cole's Daughters Two
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You set the price! Words: 910. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Poetry
A new telling of the beloved Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme, told in a longer story-ballad by T. D. Hilliard. and don't forget to checkout new stories by T. D. Hilliard writing as Dr. Theo.
Apples and Onions
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Amy’s close encounter with a dragon in her family’s apple orchard produces unexpected fruit.
An Irish Nor'easter
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Price: Free! Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A divorced man decides to take a risky chance at solving his money problems during a storm in Ireland.
Pearls of Sea and Stone: Book of Seals
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Series: Selkies Skins Wavelets, Book 3 · Selkies' Skins, 0.5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,550. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013 by THG StarDragon Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Kirstin Makay is a half-selkie and a witch who must train for the quest to gain her own skin. In the library of Castle Carrick she finds "The Book of Seals," part mythology and part guidebook. What does the book have to teach her about her heritage? We join Kirsty for part of her second year at Castle Carrick and read along with her to learn the secrets Father Ronan sought to preserve.