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- Tuttle Publishing 1998; US$ 14.99
This compilation of twenty-one favorite fairy tales introduces the rich world of Japanese fantasy, a world of ghouls, goblins, and ogres; sea serpents and sea kings; kindly animals and magic birds; demons and dragons; princes and princesses. In "My Lord Bag of Rice" goldfish dancers and carp musicians delight the brave warrior Hidesato; in "The Mirror... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2016; US$ 33.56
In the Brothers Grimm tale of the Twelve Dancing Princesses they escape from the room they are locked in to dance all through each night. Using this as a metaphor for the possibility of subversion and autonomy in FE teaching, twelve practitioners suggest professional development that will culminate in a collective, celebratory result. more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 4.99
From the saints of the Dark Ages to modern-day sinners, Galway Bay is the source of some of Ireland?s most magical tales. In this book local storyteller Rab Fulton takes the reader through Galway?s past, recalling the myths and legend?s that shaped the area?s history ? from the quarrelsome giants who in their rage created the Aran Isles to the corpse... more...
- The History Press 2010; US$ 15.99
div style="font-family: Verdana; font-size: 10pt">This is a charming compendium of historical oddities, curious customs and strange events from across West Yorkshire. Laid out in an easy to use A-Z format it explores a vast range of subjects, from folklore and legends to Yorkshire's strangest buildings, artefacts and memorials (including... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00
First published in 1887, after it became apparent that many of the same folktales were told in different countries and even on different continents, this volume attempts to uncover the origins, similarities and variations of works of early literature and collections of folktales. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 292.00
Equally instructive and intriguing, the Encyclopedia of Asian American Folklore and Folklife provides an illuminating overview of Asian American folklore as a way of life. Surveying the histories, peoples, and cultures of numerous Asian American ethnic and cultural groups, the work covers everything from ancient Asian folklore, folktales, and folk... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2004; US$ 15.95
A pillar of the West African oral tradition for centuries, this epic traces the adventures and achievements of the Mande hero, Sunjata, as he liberates his people from Sumaworo Kante, the sorcerer king of Soso, and establishes the great medieval empire of Mali. David Conrad conveys the strong narrative thrust of the Sunjata epic in his presentation... more...
- F+W Media 2008; US$ 15.95 US$ 13.08
From our bestselling Everything® Kids? series comes The Ultimate Everything® Kids? Books . Featuring hundreds of puzzles, jokes, recipes, and activities, these books are sure to provide days of fun for any kid with some time?and a pencil! The Ultimate Everything® Kids? Fairy Tale Book will set kids off on a magical journey through castles, forests,... more...