Folk Tales

"Folktales" is a general term for different varieties of traditional narrative.

A Pocketful of Crows
It's Not Jack and the Beanstalk (It's Not a Fairy Tale, #1)
Ninja Red Riding Hood
Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas
When the Sea Turned to Silver
The Dragon Slayer: Folktales from Latin America
La Princesa and the Pea
Hensel and Gretel: Ninja Chicks
The Door by the Staircase
West of the Moon
The Black Bull of Norroway (Norroway, #1)
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly!
Maya's Blanket/La Manta de Maya
Where's Halmoni?
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears
Italian Folktales
Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China
Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale
The Lion and the Mouse
Stone Soup
Martina the Beautiful Cockroach: A Cuban Folktale
Aesop's Fables
Starry River of the Sky

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Gyula Illyés
The life of the hero of the tale is, at the outset, overshadowed by bitter and hopeless struggles; one doubts that the little swineherd will ever be able to vanquish the awful Dragon with the twelve heads. And yet, ...truth and courage prevail and the youngest and most neglected son of the family, of the nation, of mankind, chops off all twelve heads of the Dragon, to the delight of our anxious hearts. This exultant victory, towards which the hero of the tale always strives, is the hope and trus ...more
Gyula Illyes, Once Upon a Time: Forty Hungarian Folk-Tales

Emmanuelle de Maupassant
Crook your finger; they’ll come closer. Pull the covers tighter to your chin; in beside you they’ll creep.
Emmanuelle de Maupassant, Cautionary Tales: Voices from the Edges

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