folk literature

folk literature

Goldilocks and the three bears

Lost in the woods, a tired and hungry little girl finds the house of three bears and helps herself to their food and their beds.

The Bremen town musicians

No longer wanted by their masters, a dog, a donkey, a cat, and a rooster set out for Bremen to become musicians.

The lion and the mouse =

El le?n y el rat?n
A powerful lion performs an act of kindness, then sees his favor returned when he is caught in a trap.

La zorra y las uvas

versi?n de la f?bula de Esopo
Retells the fable of a frustrated fox that, after many tries to reach a high bunch of grapes, decides they must be sour anyway.

More scary stories to tell in the dark

More traditional and modern-day stories of ghosts, witches, vampires, "jump" stories, and a scary song.

Speaking to an elephant and other tales from the Kadars

"Originally narrated to the authors by Kadar elders, these stories recall ways of living in the wilderness that hold important lessons for all those interested in regrowing our forests"--Back cover.

The three little pigs

a story about patience
A retelling of the classic story emphasizing the importance of patience and careful planning. Contains questions and guidelines for parents and educators.

Three little pigs

Retells the story of the three little pigs and the wolf who wanted to eat them.


an encyclopedia of mythical beasts and their magical tales
"From the West African fable of Anansi the Spider, to Michabo, the magical hare who rebuilt the world and Tanuki, the sweet but troublesome raccoon-dog of Japanese folklore, Mythopedia is an encyclopedia of mythical creatures that covers legends, tales and myths from around the world"--Provided by the publisher.


the legend of the woman warrior
"Mulan is a curious, clever young girl with a love for adventure and learning. But there is no greater love than the one she has for her family. She will do anything for them--even if it means joining the army disguised as a man in her father's place. In battle, Mulan must find her bravery and her strength to become the legendary woman warrior she is destined to be"--Provided by publisher.


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