Folk Tales

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

The House with Chicken Legs
La Princesa and the Pea
Ninja Red Riding Hood
The Dragon Slayer: Folktales from Latin America
The Princess and the Pit Stop
The Immortal Circus: Act Two (Cirque des Immortels, #2)
A Bean, a Stalk and a Boy Named Jack
The Cat From Hunger Mountain
Little Red Writing
The Mermaid
The Most Wonderful Thing in The World
Hiawatha and the Peacemaker
The Grasshopper & the Ants
How a Mother Weaned Her Girl from Fairy Tales: and Other Stories
Hensel and Gretel: Ninja Chicks

Popular Folk Tales Books

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears
Italian Folktales
Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China
Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti
The Lion and the Mouse
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale
Starry River of the Sky
Stone Soup
Martina the Beautiful Cockroach: A Cuban Folktale
Norwegian Folktales
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
Sleep Well, Siba and Saba by Nansubuga Nagadya IsdahlWhy Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears by Verna AardemaChicken in the Kitchen by Nnedi OkoraforAnansi the Spider by Gerald McDermottBeat the Story-Drum, Pum-Pum by Ashley Bryan
Picture Books On Africa
267 books — 31 voters

Spinning Silver by Naomi NovikUprooted by Naomi NovikBitter Greens by Kate ForsythHeart's Blood by Juliet MarillierSealskin by Su Bristow
Old Tales Retold
10 books — 5 voters
Sleep Well, Siba and Saba by Nansubuga Nagadya IsdahlMama, Do You Love Me? by Barbara JoosseDragon Dancer by Joyce ChngHush! A Thai Lullaby by Minfong HoPhoenix Song by Tutu Dutta
Multicultural Children's Books
236 books — 46 voters


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Emmanuelle de Maupassant
Listen, listen with your eyes, and your lips. Listen with your skin, and your blood. Can you hear us, at the edges?
Emmanuelle de Maupassant, Cautionary Tales: Voices from the Edges

Gyula Illyés
There is a folk-tale about a shoemaker and his wife who were so poor that they had to send their many children out into the world to make a living. The lads went through many a perilous adventure but came home in the end, unscathed, to help their mother. They had always remembered their mother's advice and wise words; they often quoted them when they were in trouble, and in fact they recognized one another by them in foreign lands. The countless peoples of the world may be looked upon as so many ...more
Gyula Illyes, Once Upon a Time: Forty Hungarian Folk-Tales

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