In a time of drought in the Kingdom of Morocco, a storyteller and a boy weave a tale to thwart a Djinn and his sandstorm from destroying their city.
New Kids' Folk & Fairy Tales Books
"Describes the features and characteristics of magical fantasy creatures in a quick-reference format"-- Provided by publisher.
"Describes the features and characteristics of dangerous fantasy creatures in a quick-reference format"-- Provided by publisher.
The year of the monkey : tales from the Chinese zodiac / written by Oliver Chin ; illustrated by Kenji Ono.
"The monkey Max befriends the boy Kai, as well as other animals of the Chinese lunar calendar, and demonstrates the qualities of an adventurous spirit. Lists the birth years and characteristics of individuals born in the Chinese Year of the Monkey"-- Provided by publisher.
Taiksumanialuk / titiraqtat Niil Kuristavumut ; titiraujaqtat Jirmai Arnattaujurmut = Way back then / written by Neil Christopher ; illustrated by Germaine Arnaktauyok.
Since they cannot get to sleep, two Inuit children ask their father to tell them stories about the beginnings of the world and the creatures in it, a time when giants walked the Earth and animals could talk.
Vasilisa the beautiful / A Russian Folktale a Russian folktale retold by Anthea Bell ; with pictures by Anna Morgunova.
A retelling of the old Russian fairy tale in which beautiful Vasilissa uses the help of her doll to escape from the clutches of the witch Baba Yaga.
Badger Girl is delighted to find the biggest turnip she has ever seen growing in her vegetable garden, but when the time comes to harvest the giant root, she is unable to pull it up without help from family and friends.
Little Red is an excellent ice skater, but she will need a good partner for the skating pairs competition and the only one available is a certain Wolf, who needs new skates as badly as Little Red does.
"On her way to Grandma's house, Little Red meets a wolf. Which might scare some little girls. But not this little girl. She knows just what the wolf is up to, and she's not going to let him get away with it"-- Provided by publisher.
The year of the dog : tales from the Chinese zodiac / written by Oliver Chin ; illustrated by Miah Alcorn ; Chinese translation by Ling Cho.
The adventures and misadventures of Daniel the puppy as he tries to learn how to be a loyal and dependable friend to the little girl who lives next door.