Fairy & Folk Tales: Modern Juvenile Fairy & Folk Collections. Includes modern written fairy tale collections, modern 19th c author collections (Grimm, Andersen, Asbjornsen, Perrault, etc) and theme based collections. Does not include Myths, Fables, and Legends, a related term.
Nineteen short tales collected and told by Holladay, a teacher in what is today the Democratic Republic of the Congo, with wonderful woodcut illustrations.
Nusbaum's small son, Deric, was adopted by the Zunis, and as he sat as the feet of the elders of the tribe and listened to tales, she was able to record them.
Stories recorded by an anthropologist from women of Oepelli and the Goulburn Islands in the Guwinggu language who used them to teach children about the natural world and about history of sacred places.
Twenty-two Irish legends collected by Kathleen Foyle
"It was in the days of very long ago, when things were different." Among the narnauks great and small who roamed the Northwest was Mouse Woman, a tidy, proper soul. When the princesses of the people began to disappear, she offered her quiet help. Canadian Library Assoc. Award, IBBY Award.
"It was in the days of very long ago, when things were different." Among the narnauks great and small who roamed the Northwest was Mouse Woman, a tidy, proper soul who never could stand a muddlehead.
Dark, eerie pictures illustrate this long forgotten folktale about how two brothers in the reign of King Stephen tried, for the good of the village, to hunt down an ancient coffer of gold from the bottom of Callow Pit.
Contains retellings of The Fairy Child, The Nutcracker, The Magic Spectacles, The Sailor Who Became a Miner, The Stolen Reflection, which at the time of this publication had never been retold for young children.