Folklore

Folklore (or lore) consists of legends, myths, music, oral history, proverbs, jokes, popular beliefs, fairy tales, stories, tall tales, and customs that are the traditions of a culture, subculture, or group.

Folk literature features folkloric elements in the form of novels, short stories, children tales, poetry or other narratives.

New Releases Tagged "Folklore"

Hansel and Gretel
My Grandfather's Coat
A Bean, a Stalk and a Boy Named Jack
Blue Lily, Lily Blue (The Raven Cycle, #3)
The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle, #2)
The Golem and the Jinni
Hansel and Gretel
The Ghost Bride
Midwinterblood
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
Boxers (Boxers & Saints, #1)
Egg and Spoon
Alif the Unseen
Deathless (Deathless, #1)
The Night Gardener
A Tale Dark & Grimm (A Tale Dark & Grimm, #1)
Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin
The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains

Giveaways

  • A Very Marienstadt Christmas (Secrets of Marienstadt) by Kathleen Valentine
    A Very Marienstadt Christmas (Secrets of Marienstadt) (Volume 3)
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    Release date: Nov 30, 2014
    It's Christmas time in the Pennsylvania Dutch town of Marienstadt and everything is sparkling. You are invited to come spend the holidays in a communi…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Dec 02 - Dec 25, 2014
    3 copies available, 150 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • That Frequent Visitor by K. Hari Kumar
    That Frequent Visitor
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    Giveaway dates: Dec 14 - Feb 20, 2015
    1 copy available, 337 people requesting
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  • Border Lore by David  Bowles
    Border Lore: Folktales and Legends of South Texas
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    Release date: Mar 01, 2015
    Award-winning translator and author David Bowles brings together twenty-five darkly memorable stories of the southern borderlands of Texas, retold in…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Dec 15 - Feb 27, 2015
    5 copies available, 179 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales
    The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights
    Aesop's Fables
    Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears
    American Gods (American Gods, #1)
    Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China
    Irish Fairy and Folk Tales
    The Complete Fairy Tales
    The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries
    Italian Folktales
    Deathless (Deathless, #1)
    The Power of Myth
    The Celtic Twilight: Faerie and Folklore
    Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale
    The Rough-Face Girl

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    I have a very clear memory of my first encounter with myth, sitting in a mobile library and travelling, at the same time, with Theseus on the road to Athens. By the time we'd met, and disposed of, the pine-bending giant Sinis, I'd become completely entranced. Within a few months I'd read every book on myths, legends and folklore in our two nearest libraries.
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