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Arrow to the sun : a Pueblo Indian tale

by:McDermott, Gerald

An adaptation of the Pueblo Indian myth which explains how the spirit of the Lord of the Sun was brought to the world of men.

Editions:86  Date:1971 - 2011  Genre(s):Folklore, Picture books, Picture books, Folklore, Folk literature

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Tikki Tikki Tembo

by:Mosel, Arlene

When the eldest son fell in the well and most of the time getting help was spent pronouncing the name of the one in trouble, the Chinese, according to legend, decided to give all their children short names.

Editions:94  Date:1967 - 2013  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Folklore, Picture books, Book jackets

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The cat who went to heaven

by:Coatsworth, Elizabeth, 1893-1986

In ancient Japan a struggling artist is angered when his housekeeper brings home a tiny white cat he can barely afford to feed.

Editions:97  Date:1464 - 2013  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Folklore, History, Religious fiction, Religious fiction

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Lon Po Po : a Red-Riding Hood story from China

by:Young, Ed

Three sisters staying home alone are endangered by a hungry wolf who is disguised as their grandmother.

Editions:40  Date:1989 - 2011  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Folklore, Picture books

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Bulfinch's mythology

by:Bulfinch, Thomas, 1796-1867

A beautiful gift edition of Thomas Bulfinch's classic retelling of famous myths and folk legends, with interpretive essays by Princeton classics professor Richard P. Martin.

Editions:141  Date:1834 - 2018  Genre(s):Romances, Romances, Romances, Folklore, Adaptations

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The yellow fairy book

by:Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912

A collection of forty-eight traditional fairy tales from the folklore of Hungary, Poland, Russia, Germany, France, Iceland, and America.

Editions:169  Date:1894 - 2018  Genre(s):Fairy tales, Fairy tales, Folklore, Fairy tales, Folk tales

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Joseph had a little overcoat

by:Taback, Simms

A very old overcoat is recycled numerous times into a variety of garments until nothing remains.

Editions:48  Date:1977 - 2014  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Folklore, Folklore, Picture books

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Stone soup : an old tale

by:Brown, Marcia

When three hungry soldiers come to a town where all the food has been hidden, they set out to make soup of water and stones, and all the town enjoys a feast.

Editions:59  Date:1947 - 2005  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Folklore, Picture books, Picture books, Folklore

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Cinderella : or, The little glass slipper

by:Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703

In her haste to flee the palace before the fairy godmother's magic loses effect, Cinderella leaves behind a glass slipper.

Editions:98  Date:1820 - 2015  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Fairy tales, Fairy tales, Fairy tales, Juvenile works, Folklore

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Rapunzel

by:Zelinsky, Paul O.

A retelling of the German folktale in which a beautiful girl with long golden hair is kept imprisoned in a lonely tower by a sorceress.

Editions:25  Date:1994 - 2011  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Fairy tales, Folklore

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