Books tagged: trickster tale

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The Fountain of Eden: A Myth of Birth, Death, and Beer
Price: Free! Words: 85,940. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Mythical mayhem transpires in a Virginia tourist town when a beer brewed with the Water of Life hits the streets.
Pretty Polly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Griswold Bear--a.k.a. Grizzly (or Grisly, depending on who's talking) Bear--a vicious outlaw, enters the town of Wicket with the intention of terrorizing the inhabitants and filling his saddlebags with money and whiskey. However, his plans take a sharp turn into unexpected territory when he meets the Sheriff of Wicket, who offers the marauder a deal.
Tortoise Gets Even
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
This retelling of a trickster story shows the smaller tortoise besting the larger bullies, the elephant and the whale. In this tale the trickster is friendly, clever, successful, and certainly entertaining. His story is a good read for elementary students and fun for all who like good tricks.
The Sly Fox Outfoxed
You set the price! Words: 860. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
As her name suggests, Mrs. Ima Wordlover loves words. For her, word games are fun. But the words making stories are the best. And she dotes on the trickster stories. She shares them with her class. And Felix the Fox is her favorite trickster. In this story Felix the Fox meets his match. His plan is clever, but it isn’t successful. Why does his plan fail?
How Raven Brought Back the Light: A Winter Tale
Series: Winter Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: American English. Published: December 8, 2014 by Stillpoint Digital Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic, Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / United States / Native American
Some heroes are strong. Some are brave. And some, like Raven, are clever. In this adaptation of a beloved tale out of the Pacific Northwest, Raven outwits the Old Chief of the tribe that lives above the sky and brings sunlight back to a grateful world. Like winter stories told around the world, this tale is a fun reminder that even in the darkest of times, there is always light coming.