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Fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm

by:Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863

The legendary folklorists Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm are widely credited with preserving and documenting Europe's oral fairy tale tradition. On several extended trips collecting stories in and around Germany, the pair transcribed more than 200 classic folk tales. This volume compiles some of the most popular and well-known fairy tales from the Grimms' body of work.

Editions:1794  Date:1812 - 2021  Genre(s):Fairy tales, Fairy tales, Fairy tales

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The merry adventures of Robin Hood

by:Pyle, Howard, 1853-1911

Recounts the legend of Robin Hood, who plundered the king's purse and poached his deer and whose generosity endeared him to the poor.

Editions:376  Date:1883 - 2021  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Legends, Juvenile works, Legends, Legends, History

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The blue fairy book

by:Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912

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Editions:332  Date:1880 - 2021  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Fairy tales, Fairy tales, Fairy tales, Juvenile works, Folklore

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

by:Disney, Walt, 1901-1966

The beautiful and kindhearted princess Snow White charms every creature in the kingdom except one, the Queen, her jealous stepmother. When the Magic Mirror proclaims Snow White as the fairest one of all, she must flee into the forest. There, she befriends the lovable seven dwarfs, Doc, Sneezy, Grumpy, Happy, Bashful, Sleepy and Dopey. The Queen finds Snow White and tricks her with an enchanted apple. Only the magic of true love's kiss can save her.

Editions:258  Date:1871 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: G.  Genre(s):Animated films, Animated films, Feature films, Children's films, Musical films

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Call it courage

by:Sperry, Armstrong, 1897-1976

Based on a Polynesian legend, this is the story of a youth who overcomes his fear of the sea and proves his courage to himself and his tribe.

Editions:135  Date:1940 - 2019  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Folklore, Action and adventure fiction, Action and adventure fiction, Folklore

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Little Red Riding Hood

by:Hyman, Trina Schart

On her way to deliver a basket of food to her sick grandmother, Elisabeth encounters a sly wolf.

Editions:301  Date:1881 - 2020  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Fairy tales, Fairy tales, Fairy tales, Juvenile works, Picture books

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Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale

by:Aardema, Verna

A retelling of a traditional West African tale that reveals how the mosquito developed its annoying habit. A mosquito annoyed the iguana, who frightened the python, who scared the rabbit, and now the whole jungle is in an uproar because the sun won't rise. The animals discuss the situation and decide to punish the mosquito. Even today, whenever we hear a mosquito buzz, we smack it hard!

Editions:82  Date:1975 - 2016  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Folklore, Folklore, Picture books, Folk literature

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Scary stories to tell in the dark

by:Schwartz, Alvin, 1927-1992

Stories of ghosts and witches, "jump" stories, scary songs, and modern-day scary stories.

Editions:93  Date:1981 - 2020  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Horror fiction, Horror fiction, Ghost stories, Juvenile works, Folklore

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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:105  Date:1947 - 2020  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Folklore, Picture books, Anecdotes, Anecdotes

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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:110  Date:1820 - 2019  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Fairy tales, Fairy tales, Fairy tales, Folklore, Juvenile works

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