Once upon a time, in Mexico . . . in Ireland . . . in Zimbabwe . . . there lived a girl who worked all day in the rice fields . . . then spent the nig... Read More
"With the same delightfully irreverent spirit that he brought to his retellings of Little Red Riding Hood, Marshall enlivens another favorite. . . . T... Read More
Holly Hobbie brings to life a favorite spooky tale from childhood. When a woodcutter and his scheming wife abandon Hansel and Gretel in the forest, al... Read More
This classic Japanese fairy tale tells the story of Issun Boshi, the tiny son of an old, long childless couple. Tiny and brave--these are the two most... Read More
Join young Jack as he climbs a giant beanstalk to a magic castle in the clouds. Meet a hen that lays golden eggs and a harp that sings by itself. And ... Read More
While Roja picks flowers on the way to her grandma's, a mean wolf sneaks away with her cape to surprise Abuelita . But Grandma's no fool and Roja's no... Read More
Carmen Agra Deedy delivers a deliciously inventive Cuban version of the beloved Martina folktale, complete with a dash of café cubano. Martina the be... Read More
In these beloved stories we meet a Kenyan lion named Simba, a snake with seven heads, and tricksters from Zulu folklore; we hear the voices of the sch... Read More
A wonderful story collection, with the warmth and wit of the 19th-century originals. Emma Chichester-Clark's magical, colourful images, combined with ... Read More
A quarrel between the first man and the first woman is reconciled when the Sun causes strawberries to grow out of the earth.
When Nicki drops his white mitten in the snow, he goes on without realizing that it is missing. One by one, woodland animals find it and crawl in; fir... Read More
A magnificently illustrated and authentic retelling of the classic Chinese folktale of the seven brothers and their supernatural gifts.
Retells the tale of the teeny-tiny woman who finds a teeny-tiny bone in a churchyard and puts it away in her cupboard before she goes to sleep.
James Marshall, a 1989 Caldecott Honor winner for Goldilocks and the Three Bears, is witty and wily once again as he enchances The Three Little Pigs w... Read More
In this West African folk tale, a lie sets off a chain of events that has lingering consequences.
A 2010 New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year! Beware -- these fairy tales are not for the faint of heart! Maisy creator Lucy Cou... Read More