Folk Tales

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

It's Not Jack and the Beanstalk
Sugar in Milk
Botanical Folk Tales of Britain and Ireland
When the Sea Turned to Silver
The Door by the Staircase
The Little Mermaid
Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant of Surprise
Federico and the Wolf
Chicken Little: The Real and Totally True Tale
Maypoles, Mandrakes and Mistletoe: A Treasury of British Folklore
You're Safe With Me
Where's Halmoni?
The Tale of the Tiger Slippers
Noodleheads See the Future
Noodleheads Find Something Fishy (Noodleheads, #3)
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
Aesop's Fables
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale
The Lion and the Mouse
The Complete Fairy Tales
Stone Soup
Martina the Beautiful Cockroach: A Cuban Folktale
Uprooted by Naomi NovikSpinning Silver by Naomi NovikHeart's Blood by Juliet MarillierBitter Greens by Kate ForsythSealskin by Su Bristow
Old Tales Retold
22 books — 14 voters
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

The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales by Jacob GrimmGoblin Market by Christina RossettiThe Arabian Nights by AnonymousThe Complete Fairy Tales by Hans Christian AndersenBeauty and the Beast by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Be...
Classic Fairytale Books
139 books — 14 voters
Chicken Little by Steven KelloggThe Little Red Hen by Barry DownardThe Three Wishes by Margot ZemachThere Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly by Simms TabackStrega Nona by Tomie dePaola
Miss Kinders Favorite Folktales
24 books — 4 voters

Between Shades of Gray by Ruta SepetysUntil the Robin Walks on Snow by Bernice L. RocqueUnderground by Antanas ŠileikaWe Are Here by Ellen CassedyWhite Field, Black Sheep by Daiva Markelis
Books of Lithuania
48 books — 24 voters

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