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Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology

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  • Maya Gods and Monstersby Carol Karasik

    Thrums Books 2017; US$ 9.99

    Through captivating stories and lush illustrations, this book draws on ancient myth and lore of the Maya people and gives life to wild and quirky gods, magical monsters, and strange creatures. Fiery characters such as the Lords of the Underworld, Water Lily Jaguar, and the Horrible White Bone Centipede reveal Maya creation myths from centuries ago.... more...

  • Our Voicesby James Ruppert; John W. Bernet

    UNP - Nebraska 2001; US$ 25.00

    Storytelling is a precious, vibrant tradition among the Native peoples of the Far North. Collected here for the first time are stories from the communities of interior Alaska and the Yukon Territory. These are the tales the people tell about themselves, their communities, and the world they inhabit.   Our Voices showcases twenty storytellers... more...

  • The Meeting of the Watersby Caiseal Mor

    Pocket Books 2002; US$ 7.99

    Brave, copper-haired Aoife was the daughter of a king, a bold young woman full of life and mischief. But on one winter's night she and her brothers took part in an act of careless mischief with consequences they could never have imagined -- and a deadly blood price must be paid. In the forests to the west, a deadly force is stirring. Off the shores... more...

  • Confessions Of An Ugly Stepsisterby Gregory Maguire

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.99

    Is this new land a place where magics really happen? From Gregory Maguire, the acclaimed author of Wicked, comes his much-anticipated second novel, a brilliant and provocative retelling of the timeless Cinderella tale. In the lives of children, pumpkins can turn into coaches, mice and rats into human beings.... When we grow up, we learn that... more...

  • Wickedby Gregory Maguire

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 5.99

    This is the book that started it all! The basis for the smash hit Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Gregory Maguire's breathtaking New York Times bestseller Wicked views the land of Oz, its inhabitants, its Wizard, and the Emerald City, through a darker and greener (not rosier) lens. Brilliantly inventive, Wicked offers us a radical new... more...

  • The Book of the Thousand and one Nights. Volume 1by J.C Madrus; E.P Mathers

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 31.95

    First Published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Anansi Boysby Neil Gaiman

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 5.99

    In this #1 New York Times bestseller, Neil Gaiman returns to the territory of his masterpiece, American Gods (soon to be a Starz Original Series) to once again probe the dark recesses of the soul. God is dead. Meet the kids. Fat Charlie Nancy?s normal life ended the moment his father dropped dead on a Florida karaoke stage. Charlie didn?t... more...

  • Son of a Witchby Gregory Maguire

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 5.99

    In this captivating New York Times bestseller, beloved author Gregory Maguire returns to the land of Oz and introduces us to Liir, an adolescent boy last seen hiding in the shadows of the castle after Dorothy did in the Witch. Is he really Elphaba's son? He has her broom and her cape?but what of her powers? In an Oz that, since the Wizard's departure,... more...

  • Three Celtic Talesby Moyra Caldecott

    Mushroom Publishing 2005; US$ 2.99

    The Twins of the Tylwyth Teg is based on a well known story in Welsh folklore about a herd boy who marries a faery from under the lake. Before her father will allow her to marry him however, he has to choose between her and her identical twin sister. Taliesin and Avagddu is based on the tale from the Welsh Mabinogion. Ceridwen brews up a cauldron of... more...

  • Elijah's Violin and Other Jewish Fairy Talesby Howard Schwartz; Linda Heller; Tsila Schwartz

    Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 19.95

    Tales of magic and wonder can be found in every phase of Jewish literature, from the sacred to the secular. The fairy tale in particular--set in enchanted lands and populated with a variety of human and supernatural beings, both good and evil--holds a very special place in the Jewish tradition. For in the fairy tale, where good and evil engage in a... more...