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Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology

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  • Aesop's Fablesby Aesop

    HarperCollins Canada 2016; US$ 2.99

    It is believed that Aesop was a slave who lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 560 B.C. This illustrated collection contains 110 of his celebrated fables. Sayre Street Books offers the world's greatest literature in easy to navigate, beautifully designed digital editions. more...

  • Grimm’s Fairy Talesby The Brothers Grimm

    HarperCollins Canada 2016; US$ 2.99

    A collection of the world's greatest tales for children, including Rumpelstiltskin, Hansel and Gretel, Rapunzel, and Little Red Cap. First published in 1812, these stories have been part of childhood -- and storytelling tradition -- for countless generations. Enjoy all 62 tales in this collection. Sayre Street Books offers the world's greatest literature... more...

  • The Foretellingby Alice Hoffman

    Open Road Media 2016; US$ 17.99

    New York Times Bestseller: A lyrical, suspenseful coming-of-age story based on Greek myths of a race of woman warriors living near the Black Sea. Born out of sorrow in an ancient time of blood and war, Rain is a girl marked by destiny. Her mother, Alina, is the proud queen of a tribe of female warriors, yet she refuses to touch or even look... more...

  • Continentby Jim Crace

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 13.59

    Jim Crace’s imaginative first book, seven linked stories, now available in a deluxe paperback edition in Ecco’s The Art of the Story Series “Makes us see our own world more clearly . . . brilliant, provocative and delightful” --the New York Times Jim Crace’s internationally acclaimed first book explores the tribes and communities, conflicts and... more...

  • 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 Little Mermaid and Other Fairy Talesby Hans Christian Andersen

    HarperCollins 2018; US$ 17.99

    Featuring beloved characters such as the Little Mermaid, Thumbelina, and the Snow Queen, a deluxe full-color edition of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairytales, illustrated with stunning drawings and interactive artwork from MinaLima, the award-winning design studio behind the graphics for the Harry Potter film franchise—the perfect companion... more...

  • Pearls on a Branchby Najla Khoury; Inea Bushnaq

    Steerforth Press 2018; US$ 14.99

    A collection of 30 traditional Syrian and Lebanese folktales infused with new life by Lebanese women, collected by Najla Khoury. While civil war raged in Lebanon, Najla Khoury traveled with a theater troupe, putting on shows in marginal areas where electricity was a luxury, in air raid shelters, Palestinian refugee camps, and isolated villages.... more...

  • Der schnurgerade Kanalby Gerhard Meier

    Zytglogge Verlag 2017; US$ 14.99

    Zum Buch Helene W., Ärztin in New York, besucht ihre Heimat und liegt auf einem Liegestuhl im Schatten eines Birnbaums am Ufer des Bodensees. Das Wasser schlägt an die Quaimauer, es ist heiss. Der Briefträger bringt ihr ein Journal mit Aufzeichnungen von Isidor A., dem Mann, für den sie als junge Studentin Gefühle hegte. Als einziger aus der Dreiergruppe,... more...

  • Ob die Granatbäume blühenby Gerhard Meier

    Zytglogge Verlag 2017; US$ 11.99

    Zum Buch 'Ob die Granatbäume blühen' ist Gerhard Meiers Gedenkbuch für seine verstorbene Frau Dora. In diesem persönlichsten Text Meiers tritt der Autor erstmals in der ersten Person in Erscheinung. Der monologische Text beginnt nüchtern mit rapportierten Lebensstationen, aber bald wird er zu einer intensiven Zwiesprache, der Dialog mit seiner geliebten... more...