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East O' the Sun and West O' the Moon

by George Webbe Dasent

Remarkable collection — the only complete edition of these wonderful tales — contains scores of classic Norwegian tales made even more attractive by 77 illustrations by famed children's artists.


East O' the Sun and West O' the Moon & Other Norwegian Fairy Tales

by George Webbe Dasent

Classic Norwegian fairy tales include title story, plus "Shortshanks," "Princess on the Glass Hill," "Why the Sea Is Salt," "The Twelve Wild Ducks," "The Mastermaid," "Dapplegrim," "Tatterhood," and 2 other...


Scottish Fairy Tales: Unabridged In Easy-To-Read Type

by Donald A. Mackenzie & John Green

Charming collection of ancient and modern Scottish stories includes "Battle of the Fairy Kings," "Conall and the Thunder Hag," "In the Kingdom of Seals," "The Maid-of-the-Wave," and many more. 34 illustrations....


The Olive Fairy Book

by Andrew Lang

Eight Punjabi tales, five from Armenia, 16 others. An enchanting world of flying dragons, ogres, fairies, and princes transformed into white foxes. 50 illustrations.


The Orange Fairy Book

by Andrew Lang

"The Magic Mirror," "The Two Caskets," "The Clever Cat," "The White Slipper," and "The Girl-Fish." 33 tales from Jutland, Rhodesia, Uganda, and various European traditions. 58 illustrations.


The Red Fairy Book

by Andrew Lang

The famed folklorist collects 37 tales of enchantment, ranging from the familiar ("Rapunzel," "Jack and the Beanstalk," and "The Golden Goose") to lesser-known stories from French, Russian, Danish, and Romanian...


The Pink Fairy Book

by Andrew Lang

41 Japanese, Scandinavian, and Sicilian tales: "The Snow-Queen," "The Cunning Shoemaker," "The Two Brothers," "The Merry Wives," "The Man without a Heart," and more. 69 illustrations.


The Violet Fairy Book

by Andrew Lang

Japan, Serbia, Lithuania, Africa, and Russia are among the sources of 35 stories that tell of a haunted forest, chests of gold coins, a magical dog, and a man who outwits a dragon. 74 illustrations.


African Myths and Folk Tales

by Carter Godwin Woodson

Compiled by the "Father of Black History," these fables unfold amid a magical realm of tricksters and fairies. Recounted in simple language, they will enchant readers and listeners of all ages. Over 60 illustrations....


Chinese Fairy Tales

by Frederick H. Martens

A captivating collection of authentic Chinese fairy tales, based on legends, ghost stories, and myths. Stories include "The Flower-Elves," "The Dragon-Princess," "The Bird with Nine Heads," many others. 25 illustrations....


Dragon Games

by P. W. Catanese & David Ho

A surprise visitor to the Aerie provides devastating news for Happenstance about his past--but it's the future that Umber and Hap must contend with: they need to learn all they can about Meddlers if they are...


The Seven Wonders of Sassafras Springs

by Betty G. Birney & Matt Phelan

Life in Sassafras Springs has always been predictable, boring even, but one afternoon that changes when Eben McAllister's pa challenges him to find Seven Wonders in Sassafras that rival the real Seven Wonders...


Happenstance Found

by P. W. Catanese

Master storyteller P.W. Catanese begins the Books of Umber trilogy with Happenstance Found—now available in paperback—when twelve-yearold Happenstance awakens in a cave with no memory of who he is or how...


the dragon and the poet

by Miyazawa Kenji & Massimo Cimarelli

The tale "The dragon and the poet" by Miyazawa Kenji (1896-1933) is the story of the meeting between the poet Suldatta and the dragon Chanata, in a magical atmosphere among poetry challenges, esoteric Buddhism...


Malaysian Children's Favorite Stories

by Kay Lyons & Martin Loh

This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Malaysian fairy tales and other folk stories—providing insight into a rich literary culture.

Malaysian Children's Favourite Stories is collection...


The Littlest Emperor

by David Seow & Olga Marie Polunin

Featuring beautiful watercolor paintings, this multicultural children's book tells the story of China's child emperor.

"A long time ago, the Littlest Emperor ruled the largest empire in the world." So begins...


Korean Children's Favorite Stories

by Kim So-Un & Jeong Kyoung-Sim

This colorfully illustrated multicultural Korean children's book presents Indian fairy tales and other folk stories—providing insight into a rich literary culture.

Korean Children's Favorite Stories is a captivating...


Indonesian Children's Favorite Stories

by Joan Suyenaga & Salim Martowiredjo

This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Indonesian fairy tales and other folk stories—providing insight into a rich oral culture.

Set in tropical rain forests, on balmy beaches, and...


The Wager

by Donna Jo Napoli

Don Giovanni was once the wealthiest and handsomest young man in Messina. Then a tidal wave changed everything. When a well-dressed stranger offers him a magical purse, he knows he shouldn't take it. Only the...


Filipino Children's Favorite Stories

by Liana Romulo & Joanne De Leon

This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Philippine fairy tales and other folk stories—providing insight into a rich oral culture.

Filipino Children's Favorite Stories presents thirteen...