Folk Tales

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

Cautionary Fables and Fairy Tales Vol. 4: Oceania Edition
Federico and the Wolf
Botanical Folk Tales of Britain and Ireland
Sugar in Milk
The Little Mermaid
Where's Halmoni?
Good Night, Wind
When the Sea Turned to Silver
Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant of Surprise
It's Not Jack and the Beanstalk
Jump at the Sun: The True Life Tale of Unstoppable Storycatcher Zora Neale Hurston
La Princesa and the Pea
Nordic Tales: Folktales from Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, and Denmark
Hansel & Gretel
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
Italian Folktales
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears
Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti
Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale
Aesop's Fables
The Lion and the Mouse
Stone Soup
The Complete Fairy Tales
Martina the Beautiful Cockroach: A Cuban Folktale
The Grateful Dead Tales From Around the World by Heidi Anne HeinerMermaid and Other Water Spirit Tales From Around the World by Heidi Anne HeinerFirst World War Folk Tales by Helen WattsMermaid Tales by Hans Christian AndersenJapanese Tales from Times Past by Anonymous
Recent Folktale Collections
29 books — 3 voters
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears by Verna AardemaSleep Well, Siba and Saba by Nansubuga Nagadya IsdahlMufaro's Beautiful Daughters by John SteptoeAnansi the Spider by Gerald McDermottWangari's Trees of Peace by Jeanette Winter
Picture Books On Africa
284 books — 41 voters

The Complete Butcher's Tales by Rikki DucornetBeelzebub's Tales to His Grandson by G.I. GurdjieffStrappado by Karl JirgensTales of Love & Loss by Knut HamsunRomanian Fantastic Tales by Ana Cartianu
Old Tuitive "Tales" Tacitly Told
237 books — 6 voters
Grimms' Fairy Tales by Jacob GrimmLittle Red Riding Hood by Trina Schart HymanThe Jack Tales by Richard ChaseSaint George and the Dragon by Margaret HodgesMore Celtic Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs
Best Classic Folk Tales
194 books — 23 voters

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Kevin Cripe
He came up with a plan to trick the townspeople, who by now were so desperately afraid of the world around them that they would believe anything.
Kevin Cripe, The Little Boy Who Cried Wolf: The Complete Story

Robert Dunbar
They spring from deep within us, these nightmares, these folktales. They speak of our deepest needs, the ones we have all been taught since childhood never to put into words, because dreams reveal our other face, the one we keep hidden, the Hyde to mankind’s collective Jekyll.
Robert Dunbar, Vortex

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