Retells the tale of a little girl on her journey through the woods.
New Kids' Folk & Fairy Tales Books
"A rhyming twist on a classic fairy tale in which a queen places a pea under a young lady's mattress to see if she is truly a princess. Incorporates Spanish words and Includes a glossary"-- Provided by publisher.
Collects fifty-two folktales and legends from around the world, including tales commemorating such holidays and events as Chinese New Year, Purim, World Oceans Day, World Food Day, and Kwanzaa.
"In this twist on the classic tale, Cinderella and her less-famous twin sister Tinderella leave splitting everything in half behind when each finds her own Prince Charming (with a little magical help from their fairy god-mother)"-- Provided by publisher.
An unlucky twelve-year-old Norwegian boy named Odd leads the Norse gods Loki, Thor, and Odin in an attempt to outwit evil Frost Giants who have taken over Asgard.
The monkey king : a classic Chinese tale for children / by David Seow ; illustrations by L.K. Tay-Audouard.
When the Jade Emperor, the ruler of the Heavens, becomes unhappy that China is in turmoil, Guan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy, presents a journey to the people that will restore peace, and Monkey, Pigsy, and Sandy join the quest.
Discusses the myth of werewolves, covering sightings, historical tales, and their place in popular culture.
"Behind the Legend looks at creatures and monsters throughout history and analyzes them through a scientific, myth-busting lens, debating whether or not the sightings and evidence provided are adequate proof of their existence. In Unicorns, readers learnabout all the sightings and "proof" of them, from stories in history of people who sought unicorns, like Julius Caesar, Genghis Khan, and Marco Polo, to why they were hunted so fiercely. This book also discusses additional history about the creatures, such as why their horns were so valued in medieval times, their presence in pop culture, and people's ongoing search for unicorns in modern times. Complete with engaging anecdotes, interesting sidebars, and fantastic illustrations, this book is one kids won't want to put down!"-- Provided by publisher.
Presents stories of sightings throughout history of the mythical animal, the dragon, providing a history of the creatures and discussing their presence in pop culture.
Beauty & the beast / Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont ; as retold by Mahlon F. Craft ; and illustrated by Kinuko Y. Craft.
Through her great capacity to love, a kind and beautiful maid releases a handsome prince from the spell which has made him an ugly beast.