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San Souci, Robert D
Sukey's new step-pa is a mean, bossy man. Every day Sukey wakes at dawn to work in the garden. All her step-pa ever does is watch her and yell if she so much as stops to fan herself. Sukey's ma calls him Mister Jones. Sukey prefers the name "Mister Hard-Times".

One day, Sukey runs away to her...

Item No. 9780689807183
$8.99
Swan Lake
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
With flash, the lake was based in a shimmering light, and before him stood the most beautiful woman he had ever seen. "I am the Swan Queen," she said. "I am the swan that you tried to kill."

A prince's love for a swan queen breaks an evil spell in this fairy tale adaptation of the...

Item No. 9780735843295
$19.95
Tale of the Unwelcome Guest
Sheir, Rebecca

The town beside the sea was abuzz with the news. The governor was holding a grand banquet and everyone was invited--everyone! But no one was as excited as Nasruddin.

On the day of the celebration, Nasruddin works hard in his vineyard picking and squishing grapes. He planned to wear his...

Item No. 9781635863147
$14.95
Tales from a Tall Forest
Micallef, Shaun
Once upon a time being, forever and ever ago, there lived a forest tall of tales. When an innocent princess wanders into the forest, she finds herself trapped between a wolf with a ravenous appetite and a sweet little house with a secret. Meanwhile, a desperate fisherman enters into a very bad...
Item No. 9781760129590
$21.99
Tales from Arabian Nights
Napoli, Donna
Classic stories and dazzling illustrations of princesses, kings, sailors, and genies come to life in a stunning retelling of the Arabian folk tales from One Thousand and One Nights and other collections, including those of Aladdin, Sinbad the Sailor, and Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. The...
Item No. 9781426325403
$24.99
Tales from the Brothers Grimm
Grimm, Brothers

A gorgeous collection of familiar and lesser-known Grimm tales, illustrated by one of the greatest children's illustrators of our time

This handsome edition from the well-known collection of fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm contains 11 popular stories. Old favorites such as "Hansel...

Item No. 9789888240531
$29.99
Tales Our Abuelitas Told - Hardcover
Campoy, F Isabel
Once upon a time, in a land far away...

These stories have journeyed far -- over mountains, deserts, and oceans -- carried by wind, passed on to us by our ancestors. Now they have found their way to you.

A sly fox, a bird of a thousand colors, a magical set of bagpipes, and an...

Item No. 9780689825835
$19.95
Tamamo the Fox Maiden and Other Asian Stories

A must for myth-loving middle schoolers. -- SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL

"And they lived happily ever after . . . I assume."

Vengeful spirits, flying ogres, helpful teapots, ghost pepper ghosts, and trickster tigers? That's just the start of this lively...

Item No. 9781945820342
$15.00
Taste of Honey
Sheir, Rebecca

In a village in the countryside lived a woman named Kamala who had the most delicious honey you've ever tasted. She collected honey from her hives to sell at the market, but business was slow, and she and her father were struggling to get by. Kamala knew she had to do something, so when she...

Item No. 9781635864922
$14.95
Tatterhood: Feminist Folktales #1
Passed down through generations, these classic folk tales remind us that girls around the world have always been the heroes of their own stories.From Japan to Norway, Scotland to Sudan, Tatterhood brings readers twelve folk tales--and twelve women whose cunning, hard work, and...
Item No. 9781558619296
$14.95
The Adventures of Aku
Bryan, Ashley

When sent to retrieve their master's magic ring from Spider Ananse, Okra the cat and Okraman the dog prove their true worth.

When sent to retrieve their master's magic ring from Spider Ananse, Okra the cat and Okraman the dog prove their true worth in this beautifully illustrated tale from acclaimed illustrator Ashley Bryan.

In this story within a story, when the jealous Spider Ananse steals a ring from Aku,...

Item No. 9780689305191
$17.99
The Adventures of Odysseus
Hugh Lupton

As Odysseus fights to find his way back home after the long and brutal Trojan War, he has to endure harrowing ordeals and adventures, and come to terms with devastating losses. Storytellers Hugh Lupton and Daniel Morden s graphic retelling breathes new life into this great classic.

Item No. 9781846864469
$12.99
The Annotated Brothers Grimm
Grimm, Wilhelm

Of all of the rich fairy-tale collections that exist in countries throughout the world, few are better known than those gathered almost two centuries ago by a pair of German brothers--Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm--in their Children's Stories and Household Tales, first published in 1812....

Item No. 9780393088861
$39.95
The Annotated Classic Fairy Tales
The Annotated Classic Fairy Tales is a remarkable treasure trove, a work that celebrates the best-loved tales of childhood and presents them through the vision of Maria Tatar, a leading authority in the field of folklore and children's literature. Into the woods with Little Red Riding...
Item No. 9780393051636
$35.00
The Annotated Hans Christian Anderson
Andersen, Hans Christian
In her most ambitious annotated work to date, Maria Tatar celebrates the stories told by Denmark's perfect wizard and re-envisions Hans Christian Andersen as a writer who casts his spell on both children and adults. Andersen's most beloved tales, such as The Emperor's New Clothes, The Ugly Duckling...
Item No. 9780393060812
$35.00
The Boy of the Three Year Nap
Snyder, Dianne

Last chance! This book is out-of-print and we don't have many copies left. Get it while you can!

Lazy Taro gets his comeuppance. "The pictures, handsome in every respect, are done in Japanese style, and complement a well-crafted story." -- Booklist, starred review
Item No. 9780395440902
$16.95
The Brownies
Cox, Palmer
Small as mice and sly as foxes, the Brownies are a jovial band of free spirits who emerge in the evenings to roam the countryside while humans sleep. They love sports and games, jolly pranks, and adventures of any kind. Their exuberance and fondness for mischief are exceeded only by their...
Item No. 9780486212654
$7.95
The Care and Feeding of Sprites - Autographed Hardcover

Many would have you believe that sprites (or "fairies" as they're often called) are sweet and pretty and ultimately peaceful creatures. But don't let the carefree nature of these...

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The Emperor's New Clothes
Andersen, Hans Christian

Illustrated by the beloved creator of Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel, The Little House, and Katy and the Big Snow, here is a delightful version of the tale that boys and girls have loved for centuries. The Emperor himself, his court, and his clothes--or lack of them--are ridiculous as only...

Item No. 9780618344208
$6.95
The Grasshopper and the Ants
Pinkney, Jerry
This magnificent rendition of a classic Aesop fable by a Caldecott Medal-winning artist teaches children: Don't put off for tomorrow what you can do today! In this stunning companion to the Caldecott Medal-winning The Lion...
Item No. 9780316400817
$18.99
The Kitchen Knight
Hodges, Margaret
The creators of the Caldecott Medal book, Saint George and the Dragon, tell the Arthurian tale of Sir Gareth of Orkney's first adventure.

The Knights of the Round Table were in their glory. When an unknown stranger visits the castle and asks Kin Arthur's favor, he...
Item No. 9780823410637
$8.99
The Lion and the Mouse
Pinkney, Jerry
The Caldecott Award-winning and New York Times bestselling fable of compassion and kindness retold by acclaimed artist Jerry Pinkney.

In award-winning artist Jerry Pinkney's wordless adaptation of one of Aesop's most beloved fables, an unlikely pair learn that no act of kindness...

Item No. 9780316013567
$18.99
The Little Match Girl
Andersen, Hans Christian
The luminous art of three-time Caldecott Honor recipient Jerry Pinkney transforms the nineteenth-century Danish girl of Andersen's tale into a child plucked straight from America's melting pot, shedding new light on the invisibility of the poor among the prosperous-a circumstance as familiar in...
Item No. 9780142301883
$7.99
The Little Mermaid
Pinkney, Jerry
In this captivating reimagining of Hans Christian Andersen's classic, Caldecott medalist and bestselling artist Jerry Pinkney conjures a poignant friendship story and an epic tale of redemption -- the definitive new version for our time.
Melody, the littlest sea princess, is not...
Item No. 9780316440318
$18.99
The Little Mermaid Mini Hardcover
Andersen, Hans Christian
A beloved Hans Christian Andersen tale, illustrated by one of the greatest children's illustrators of our time

The story of the little mermaid who fell in love with a human boy is well-known and loved by millions--but in the hands of internationally acclaimed illustrator Lisbeth Zwerger...

Item No. 9789888240975
$9.99