Books tagged: folktales

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The Legend Of The Doodle
You set the price! Words: 130. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Have you ever asked the question Why? This rhyming story explores that question, a family folktale passed down to Aryana at the age of fifteen is passing it on to you. Aryana has hand drawn her characters with humor. Aryana has written her e book story for Kids for Kids Publishing where children write for other children. Please visit
Windows of Gold and other stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,130. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Rafter Five Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Twenty short stories for children, including mysteries, folktales, adventure and fantasy. The title story, "Windows of Gold," is a winner of the Highlights for Children Fiction Contest. Most of the stories in this book were previously published in Highlights for Children and other national magazines. Reprinted here with permission.
Helping Out
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In this full color comic book, a helpful elephant gets in a difficult situation. Fortunately the wise, yet tricky rabbit is able to solve the problem. The controlled vocabulary makes this book prefect for beginning readers.
200+ Mulla Nasrudin Stories and Jokes
Price: Free! Words: 22,300. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011 by Immediex Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Mulla Nasrudin is the starring character in a vast number of amusing tales told in regions all over the world, particularly in countries in or near the Middle East. Each tale depicts Nasrudin in a different situation, and through his viewpoint they humorously reveal commentary and lessons on various life themes.
Song of The Moth
Price: Free! Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
A haunting fairytale set in the Edwardian era. Everybody knows that to look on a goblin means the loss of your sanity. Francis' rather tedious visit to St.Paul's cathedral results in her taking a journey into the fairytale land of insanity; a place where goblins roam and fairies tremble.
How to Become a Hero
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,640. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
Everyone can become a hero. We have an inbuilt program for it, but few choose to activate it or know where to begin. Learn about your inner hero in terms of Jungian and Freudian psychology, creative writing theory, the theory of sympathetic magic, NLP and Nietzsche. Is the Self our soul, and does it have a direct connection to God? Is The Matrix the ultimate hero tale, and Neo the supreme hero?
Gullah Ghosts: Stories and Folktales from Brookgreen Gardens in the South Carolina Lowcountry with Notes on Gullah Culture and History
Series: Tales from Brookgreen. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
Meet . . . the shrieking ghost of Crab Boy lost forever to a fierce marsh creature ~ an ingenious slave matching wits with his plantation owner ~ the unique residents of isolated Sandy Island . . . all "ghosts" of the African-American Gullah culture once so alive along the South Carolina coast (10,000 words, 4 illustrations, 84 pages in paperback) from the longer book, "Tales from Brookgreen."
The Windela Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Now, Shebe's bracelet there reminds me of a certain story. All of you know where gold comes from, don't you? But do you know how it is that Kessala women out of all the women in the world rule the gold trade? No? Well this is a story for you, then: about Ga the Traveler and how she found the Windela people and established the gold trade and why no one will ever see the face of a Windela man!
The Adinkra Cloth & Other Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,020. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"The Adinkra Cloth & Other Stories" contains five "African fantasy" stories by Nebula Finalist Mary C. Aldridge. Besides the title story, this volume includes Cauldron winner story "The Knife That Makes Men," "The Windela Man," the light-hearted "A Courting Story," and "The Work Leader," a novelette-length tale that was awarded a Fiction Fellowship by the Massachusetts Artists Foundation.
A Celtic Darkness: Supernatural Tales Of Ireland
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 27,800. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An exciting collection of short stories that reinvigorates the Irish ghost story tradition! A Celtic Darkness: Supernatural Tales of Ireland by Eoghain Hamilton is an insightful blend of local settings, folklore and legends, with classic Gothic and ghost tales. Hamilton creates a new and unsettling landscape in among the haunted hills and rolling countryside of Ireland.