Favorite Folktales from Around the World

Paperback | August 12, 1988

byJane Yolen

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Here between two covers you will find an inexhaustible source of delight for children and adults alike: the world''s best folktales, chosen by the internationally known storyteller Jane Yolen. Over 150 tales are compiled from Iceland to Syria, Cuba to Papua.

Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

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Between these two covers, readers will discover an inexhaustible source of delight for children and adults alike: the world's best folktales, chosen by the internationally known storyteller Jane Yolen. "A feast of good reading . . . deserves a place in every home where there are children".--John Barkham Reviews

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Here between two covers you will find an inexhaustible source of delight for children and adults alike: the world's best folktales, chosen by the internationally known storyteller Jane Yolen. Over 150 tales are compiled from Iceland to Syria, Cuba to Papua.Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

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A one volume collection of 160 tales from over 40 cultures and traditions, containing both classics and lesser known tales.

Jane Yolen is an American author and editor of folklore, fantasy, science fiction, and children's books, including Owl Moon, The Devil’s Arithmetic, and How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? She is also a poet, a teacher of writing and literature, and a reviewer of children’s literature. She has been called the Hans Christian Andersen of America and the Aesop of the twentieth century.Jane Yolen’s books and stories have won...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 9.19 × 5.98 × 1.29 inPublished:August 12, 1988Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0394751884

ISBN - 13:9780394751887

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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