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The Coming of the Fairies

by Arthur Conan Doyle

The Coming of the Fairies by Arthur Conan Doyle. best known as the author of Sherlock Holmes stories but also a devout spiritualist, was entirely convinced by a set of photographs apparently showing two young...


Christmas

by Nikki Tate & Dani Tate-Stratton

Christmas is a popular holiday celebrated by people all over the world. This informative and engaging exploration of Christmas is aimed at the middle grades but will entertain readers of a much wider age range....


My Weird School Fast Facts: Mummies, Myths, and Mysteries

by Dan Gutman & Jim Paillot

Think fast with A.J. and Andrea from My Weird School! This nonfiction chapter book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 5 to 7 who are ready to read independently....


Predators in the Backyard

by Christina Steiner

Discover six predators lurking in your backyard. Their size may not be impressive to humans but their skills and weapons are mighty and efficient. They are deadly to their selected prey, they are essential to...


Explore Ancient Chinese Myths!: With 25 Great Projects

by Anita Yasuda & Tom Casteel

Who is the lady who floated to the moon? Did a monkey really hatch from an egg? Did tears bring down the Great Wall of China? Does the sky rest on the legs of a turtle? In Explore Ancient Chinese Myths! With...


The Big Three: Zeus, Poseidon and Hades - Mythology 4th Grade | Children's Greek & Roman Books

by Baby Professor

Have you ever wondered why Greek myths are known worldwide? Well, they have the perfect ingredients of magic, power and culture. They’re fictional but they strongly reflect the cultures and traditions of Greece....


The Demi-Gods of Greek Mythology - Mythology 4th Grade | Children's Greek & Roman Books

by Baby Professor

Greek mythology is fascinating! There are stories of love, bravery, sacrifice and of course, magic. But Greek mythology also reflect the cultures and traditions as well as the characteristics of what it’s...


Treasury of Norse Mythology: Stories of Intrigue, Trickery, Love, and Revenge (Stories & Poems)

by Donna Jo Napoli, Christina Balit & National Geographic Kids

Coinciding with the new Rick Riordan Magnus Chase series and the Marvel Age of Ultron DVD, featuring Thor, comes a new look at Asgard and the timeless tales of ancient Scandinavia.

Classic stories and dazzling...


Treasury of Egyptian Mythology: Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Monsters & Mortals (Stories & Poems)

by Donna Jo Napoli, Christina Balit & National Geographic Kids

The new National Geographic Treasury of Egyptian Mythology is a stunning tableau of Egyptian myths, including those of pharaohs, queens, the boisterous Sun God Ra, and legendary creatures like the Sphinx. The...


Treasury of Greek Mythology: Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes & Monsters (Stories & Poems)

by Donna Jo Napoli, Christina Balit & National Geographic Kids

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Hairy, Scary, but Mostly Merry Fairies!: Curing Nature Deficiency through Folklore, Imagination, and Creative Activities

by Renee Simmons Raney

Author Renee Simmons Raney believes that every child deserves his or her own personal landscape in which to seek adventure and unleash creativity. Through this charming storybook, Renee weaves fairy stories,...


Weird Disappearances: Real Tales of Missing People

by Tom Mccarthy

Why have the people of the Roanoke colony never been found? Weird Disappearances: Real Tales of Missing People introduces readers ages 9 to 12 to the mystery and suspense of fascinating disappearances while...


Daring Heists: Real Tales of Sensational Robberies and Robbers

by Tom Mccarthy

Have you heard of the famous robbers D.B. Cooper or Marm Mandelbaum? Daring Heists: Real Tales of Sensational Robberies and Robbers, introduces readers ages 9 to 12 to the mystery and suspense of fascinating...


The Golden Fleece

by Dr Padraic Colum

In Greek mythology, the Golden Fleece is the fleece of the gold-haired winged ram, which can be procured in Colchis. It figures in the tale of Jason and his band of Argonauts, who set out on a quest by order...


The Old Belief | Children's Norse Folktales

by Baby Professor

The past is in the past but why do children have to learn them? That’s because the past has helped molded the future and it will shape the future too. Old belief systems carry with them reflections from years...


Wizards and Witches, Princes and Princesses | Children's European Folktales

by Baby Professor

Folktales are used by elders to teach the young generation about good and bad. Using stories of wizards and witches, princes and princesses, folktales will never fail to capture the attention. Such stories are...


Magical Gods | Children's Norse Folktales

by Baby Professor

Gods are beings that possess great power and magic. They are at the heart of folktales. If you read folktales, you would notice patterns in the stories as if they've been by just one author. The patterns you...


Magic Kingdoms, Mystic Forest | Children's European Folktales

by Baby Professor

If you are familiar with European folktales, you will notice that almost all the settings are in magical forests and/or in faraway kingdoms. The geography and society during the early European times could play...


Magic Beans and Wicked Spells | Children's European Folktales

by Baby Professor

Discover the fairy tales of Old Europe! This is a collection of the best stories that have been handed down from one generation to the next and even translated to different languages. Folktales showcase the...


Elves, Gods, and Spirits | Children's Norse Folktales

by Baby Professor

Folktales should be preserved because they are considered as part of the national culture and heritage. They are stories of how the Norse people lived. They include the language of the era that they were first...