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Folktales & Myths


  
Her Stories
African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, and True Tales
by Virginia Hamilton
Large Hardcover
Retail Price: $9.99 
Gracefully told by Newbery Medalist Virginia Hamilton, the nineteen stories in this book focus on the magical lore and wondrous imaginings of African American women. Vibrant paintings by Caldecott Medalists Leo and Diane Dillon glow with the drama and mystery  [ more ]

  
The People Could Fly - American Black Folktales
by Virginia Hamilton
Large Softcover
Retail Price: $9.99 
"The well-known author retells 24 black American folk tales in sure storytelling voice: animal tales, supernatural tales, fanciful and cautionary tales, and slave tales of freedom. All are beautifully readable. With the added attraction of 40 wonderfully expressive paintings by  [ more ]

  
Every Tongue Got To Confess
Negro Folk-Tales from the Gulf States
by Zora Neale Hurston
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
Every Tongue Got to Confess is an extensive volume of African American folklore that Zora Neale Hurston collected on her travels through the Gulf States in the late 1920s.  [ more ]

  
Mules and Men by Zora Neale Hurston
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
For the student of cultural history, Mules and Men is a treasury of black America's folklore as collected by a famous storyteller and anthropologist who grew up hearing the songs and sermons, sayings and tall tales that have formed an  [ more ]

  
Le Morte D'Arthur
Complete, Unabridged, Illustrated Edition
by Sir Thomas Malory
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
The epic story of King Arthur never fails to stir the imaginations of readers everywhere, and this outstanding illustrated version showcases original artwork that creates a unique vision of Camelot. Some of these breathtaking watercolors and pen-and-inks have hung in  [ more ]

  
Gilgamesh - A New English Version
by Stephen Mitchell
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
Gilgamesh is considered one of the masterpieces of world literature, but until now there has not been a version that is a superlative literary text in its own right. Acclaimed by critics and scholars, Stephen Mitchell's version allows us to  [ more ]

  
Folktales from India
A Selection of Oral Tales from Twenty-Two Languages
by A. K. Ramamujan
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
Folktales from India is an enchanting collection of one hundred and ten tales translated from twenty-two different languages, by turns harrowing and comic, sardonic and allegorical, mysterious and romantic. Gods disguised as beggars and beasts; animals enacting Machiavellian intrigues: sagacious  [ more ]

  
Gods, Heroes and Men of Ancient Greece
Mythology's Great Tales of Valor and Romance
by W. H. D. Rouse
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
From the strong-arm heroics of Heracles, to the trickery of the Trojan Horse, from the seductions of Circe the sorceress, to the terrors of the Cyclops and Minotaur...  [ more ]

  
The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales
by The Brothers Grimm
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
The classic edition of 210 ageless tales of myth and magic - one of the most popular collections of fairy tales ever published.  [ more ]

  
Japanese Tales by Royall Tyler
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
Here are two hundred and twenty dazzling tales from medieval Japan, tales that welcome us into a fabulous, faraway world populated by saints and scoundrels, ghosts and magical healers, and a vast assortment of deities and demons. Stories of miracles,  [ more ]


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