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The Yiddish Fish

by Santiago Cohen Sky Pony (November 04, 2014)

Rob Costello, a fishmonger, must be hearing things, because he swears a fish is speaking to him. Furthermore, it’s speaking Yiddish—and Rob doesn’t even speak Yiddish. Oy vey! Although Mr. Lipshitz, Rob’s...


123 World Children Stories: The Collection - Volume 3

by Patrick Healy & Kaspars Grinvalds Stergiou Limited (August 24, 2014)

Famous stories from all over the world retold by the teacher Patrick Healy. Patrick was working for decades on this collection and now he is happy to share the third volume with 123 tales. Romanian Tales, Russian...


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

by George Webbe Dasent Dover Publications (April 04, 2012)

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...


The Olive Fairy Book

by Andrew Lang Dover Publications (January 16, 2013)

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 Dover Publications (May 22, 2013)

"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 Dover Publications (January 02, 2013)

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 Dover Publications (January 02, 2013)

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 Dover Publications (January 22, 2013)

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.


Dragon Games

by P. W. Catanese & David Ho Simon Pulse (January 26, 2010)

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 Atheneum Books for Young Readers (June 30, 2008)

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 Aladdin (December 01, 2009)

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 he...


Japanese Fairy Tales: Illustrated Edition

by Yei Theodora Ozaki eBookIt.com (March 10, 2013)

First published in 1908, this is a book of "beautiful legends and fairy tales of Japan" that were collected, translated and retold by the author, Yei Theodora Ozaki, who states: "...in telling them I have also...


Malaysian Children's Favorite Stories

by Kay Lyons & Martin Loh Tuttle Publishing (November 27, 2012)

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 Tuttle Publishing (December 04, 2012)

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 Tuttle Publishing (November 06, 2012)

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...


The Magic Ear

by Laura Langston & Victor Bosson Crow Cottage Publishing (November 25, 2013)

Based on a traditional Japanese folktale, The Magic Ear is a timeless story of true nobility and the importance of respect for all life, however humble. Recommended reading ages: 4-10


The Fox's Kettle

by Laura Langston & Victor Bosson Crow Cottage Publishing (July 30, 2013)

An original folk tale set in old Japan; The Fox?s Kettle celebrates the triumph of a brave and gentle heart over the forces of cunning and trickery. Recommended reading ages: 4-10


Jungle Jitters

by Lisa Dalrymple Orca Book Publishers (March 28, 2017)

Even though he's secretly terrified of deep water, and all the scary things that swim below, Tate wants to shake his boring reputation, and he agrees to travel with his class up the Amazon River to help build...


The Matatu

by Eric Walters & Eva Campbell Orca Book Publishers (April 01, 2012)

Kioko had been watching the matatus come and go for as long as he could remember. But today, for his fifth birthday, he climbs aboard one with his grandfather. As the matatu pulls away from the market, the village...


The Paper Wagon

by martha attema & Graham Ross Orca Book Publishers (April 01, 2005)

The rooster has been kidnapped by the fox. What is the little hen to do? Go to the shed and build a paper wagon, that's what. With two Herculean mice in place of horses, the little hen heads for the fox's house...


Cursed!

by Maureen Bush Orca Book Publishers (October 01, 2010)

Jane is terrified of the masks hanging along her grandmother's stairwell, and even more scared of the Spirit Man in her grandmother's bathroom. After a week of avoiding him during a summer visit, she finally...


Indonesian Children's Favorite Stories

by Joan Suyenaga & Salim Martowiredjo Periplus Editions (November 06, 2012)

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...


Le maître Glooscap transforme animaux et paysages / Mawiknat Klu’skap Sa’se’wo’laji Wi’sik Aqq Sa’se’wa’too Maqamikew / The Mighty Glooscap Transforms Animals and Landscape

by Réjean Roy Bouton d'or Acadie (February 01, 2012)

Il y a longtemps, le grand Glooscap créa le peuple mi?kmaq dans le territoire actuel des provinces de l?Atlantique. Puis le Maître interrogea les animaux de la région, qui étaient alors gigantesques, afin...


Un petit garçon pêche une baleine / L'pa'tu'ji'j Ne'pa'tl Putupl / A Little Boy Catches a Whale

by Judith Perron, Naomi Mitcham, Helen Sylliboy & Allison Mitcham Bouton d'or Acadie (April 20, 2011)

Adaptations en français, en anglais et en mi?kmaq d?un conte traditionnel mi?kmaq recueilli et publié au 19e siècle par Silas T. Rand de Hantsport, en Nouvelle-Écosse. Un couple pauvre et âgé recueille...


A Sack Full of Feathers

by Debby Waldman & Cindy Revell Orca Book Publishers (August 31, 2006)

Yankel loves to tell stories, as long as they are someone else's. He does not see the hurt that his stories cause, the way they spread and change. Then the rabbi hands him a bag of feathers and tells him to...


The Gray Fairy Book

by Andrew Lang & Henry J. Ford Racehorse (June 16, 2020)

"Some of the first, and best, stories we ever hear in our lives."—Washington Post

The Gray Fairy Book has been admired time and time again, enchanting readers with its carefully crafted prose and eclectic assortment...


The Pink Fairy Book

by Andrew Lang & Henry J. Ford Racehorse (June 02, 2020)

"Some of the first, and best, stories we ever hear in our lives."—Washington Post

The Pink Fairy Book has been admired time and time again, enchanting readers with its carefully crafted prose and eclectic assortment...


The Wager

by Donna Jo Napoli Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (April 26, 2010)

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...


Just In Case

by Yuyi Morales Roaring Brook Press (September 24, 2018)

THREE-TIME PURA BELPRÉ WINNER

Yuyi Morales takes us on a new journey with Señor Calvera, the skeleton from Day of the Dead celebrations. Señor Calvera is worried. He can't figure out what to give Grandma Beetle...


Roland the Minstrel Pig

by William Steig Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (May 02, 2016)

Roland the pig plays the lute and sings so sweetly that his friends never have enough of listening to him. He has bigger dreams, though, so he decides to take his show on the road and share his music with the...


The Shady Tree

by Demi Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (October 24, 2016)

A beautiful companion to Demi's classic The Empty Pot.

In this new Chinese fable, Ping returns and deals with the selfish and greedy Tan Tan, who owns a beautiful house and a beautiful shady tree, but who does...


Kiki Kokí

by Ed Rodríguez Roaring Brook Press (April 13, 2015)

A magical Spanish-language tale, Kiki Koki tells the story of a little Taino Indian boy who is too lazy to help his tribe prepare for the Moon Festival. To punish Kiki Koki, the Moon Goddess turns him into a...


Tikki Tikki Tembo

by Arlene Mosel, Blair Lent & Marcia Gay Harden Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (March 14, 1968)

This ebook includes audio narration.

Tikki tikki tembo-no sa rembo-

chari bari ruchi-pip peri pembo!

Three decades and more than one million copies later children still love hearing about the boy with the long...


First Light, First Life

by Paul Fleischman & Julie Paschkis Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (September 19, 2016)

In this companion to Glass Slipper, Gold Sandal, Newbery Medal winner Paul Fleischman and Julie Paschkis turn to the universal story of creation.

In the beginning there was only darkness. . . . There was fire...


Tikki Tikki Tembo

by Arlene Mosel & Blair Lent Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (April 16, 2007)

Tikki tikki tembo-no sa rembo-

chari bari ruchi-pip peri pembo!

Three decades and more than one million copies later children still love hearing about the boy with the long name who fell down the well. Arlene...


Le maître Glooscap transforme animaux et paysages / Mawiknat Klu'skap Sa'se'wo'laji Wi'sik Aqq Sa'se'wa'too Maqamikew / The Mighty Glooscap Transforms Animals and Landscape

by Réjean Roy Bouton d'or Acadie (February 01, 2012)

Il y a longtemps, le grand Glooscap créa le peuple mi'kmaq dans le territoire actuel des provinces de l'Atlantique. Puis le Maître interrogea les animaux de la région, qui étaient alors gigantesques, afin...


Pourquoi le ciel s'éloigna de la terre ????? ?????? ?????? ?? ????? Why the Sky Moved Away from the Earth

by Christine Gnimagnon Adjahi, Allison Mitcham, Samia Taqi & Ibrahim Trad Bouton d'or Acadie (April 20, 2011)

Album trilingue : français, arabe, anglais. Autrefois, le ciel était si près de la surface de la terre que les hommes pouvaient le toucher. Mais une femme obstinée le força à prendre ses distances... Ce...


Un petit garçon pêche une baleine / L'pa'tu'ji'j Ne'pa'tl Putupl / A Little Boy Catches a Whale

by Judith Perron, Naomi Mitcham, Helen Sylliboy & Allison Mitcham Bouton d'or Acadie (April 20, 2011)

Adaptations en français, en anglais et en mi'kmaq d'un conte traditionnel mi'kmaq recueilli et publié au 19e siècle par Silas T. Rand de Hantsport, en Nouvelle-Écosse. Un couple pauvre et âgé recueille...


Filipino Children's Favorite Stories

by Liana Romulo & Joanne De Leon Periplus Editions (October 14, 2012)

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...


Selections from the Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault

by Charles Perrault & Bobbie Frohman Alcazar AudioWorks (February 20, 2014)

Enjoy a timeless collection of children's fairy tales from France,written by the legendary Charles Perrault. Stories include"Blue Beard""Cinderella, or, The Little Glass Slipper""The Fairies""The Master Cat,...


Pedro's Fables

by Pedro Pablo Sacristán, Joe Bevilacqua & Lorie Kellogg BearManor Media (May 01, 2013)

This timeless collection of short bedtime stories, fables, and fairytales is written by noted Spanish children's author Pedro Pablo Sacristán. Meant for all ages, Pedro's Fables is entertaining and educational,...


Pinocchio

by Carlo Collodi, Susan O’Malley & Mary Alice Murray Blackstone Publishing (September 28, 2009)

When the old woodcarver Geppetto decides to make a puppetboy to dance and turn summersaults, he doesn't know that he has chosen amagical piece of wood. To his amazement, his puppet can talk and play, justlike...


West of the Moon

by Margi Preus Amulet Books (March 31, 2014)

In West of the Moon, award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Margi Preus expertly weaves original fiction with myth and folktale to tell the story of Astri, a young Norwegian girl desperate to join...


Chinese Children's Favorite Stories

by Mingmei Yip Tuttle Publishing (September 11, 2012)

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

Chinese Children's Favorite Stories is a delightful...


The Magic Gem: A Korean Folktale About Why Cats and Dogs Do Not Get Along

by Kim So-Un & Jeong Kyoung-Sim Tuttle Publishing (September 25, 2012)

Beautifully illustrated with watercolor paintings, The Magic Gem is a much-loved Korean folk tale that tells the story of why cats and dogs don't get along.

A poor fisherman wins a fabulous magic gem that grants...


Maya and the Turtle: A Korean Fairy Tale

by John C. Stickler & Soma Han Tuttle Publishing (September 10, 2012)

**WINNER OF THE INTERNATIONAL 2013-2014 MORNING CALM MEDAL**

This multicultural children's book presents a heartwarming Korean fairy tale about a little girl and a fortunate encounter.

Poverty is all Maya has...


The Green Fairy Book

by Andrew Lang & Henry J. Ford Racehorse (February 25, 2020)

“Andrew Lang and his associates managed to break the stranglehold of the pious sentimentality handed out to children by collecting—from all over the world—fairy tales of all people, and bringing out the...


Balinese Children's Favorite Stories

by Victor Mason & Trina Bohan-Tyrie Periplus Editions (September 04, 2012)

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

volume presents a charming collection of well–loved...


The Story That Cannot Be Told

by J. Kasper Kramer Atheneum Books for Young Readers (October 08, 2019)

A powerful middle grade debut that weaves together folklore and history to tell the story of a girl finding her voice and the strength to use it during the final months of the Communist regime in Romania in...


The Blue Fairy Book

by Andrew Lang & Henry J. Ford Racehorse (February 19, 2019)

“Andrew Lang and his associates managed to break the stranglehold of the pious sentimentality handed out to children by collecting—from all over the world—fairy tales of all people, and bringing out the...