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Fairy Tales

Wise Fool-Autographed
Archer, Micha

A retelling of twenty-two Middle Eastern folktales about Mulla Nasreddin Hoca, a wise man remembered for his insightful and humorous stories.

Item No. AUTOMICH2
$16.99
Thumbeline
Hans Christian Andersen
Among one of Andersen's very earliest stories, "Thumbeline" has been enchantingly illustrated by an internationally acclaimed artist who perfectly captures Thumbeline's charming world with all its dangers and delights. Full color.
Item No. 9780735822368
$6.95
Twelve Dancing Princesses
Sanderson, Ruth
A BEAUTIFUL RETELLING OF THE CLASSIC BROTHERS GRIMM TALE WITH LAVISH FULL-COLOR OIL PAINTINGS. NEW IN PAPERBACK. Ruth Sanderson retells the tale of twelve princesses who dance secretly all night long and how their secret is eventually discovered. Long ago, in the days of princesses, castles, and...
Item No. 9781566568647
$16.95
Uncle Snake - Softcover
Gollub, Matthew

A mysterious and captivating tale explaining the origins of lightining. Something unearthly happens when a boy enters a forbidden cave, and no curandero can change him back to what he was. Only the nahual, a shape-changing magic worker holds out hope: "You are destined to show...

In this mysterious tale set in ancient Mexico, something unearthly happens when a boy enters a forbidden cave. No curandero can change him back. Only the nahual, a shape-changing magic worker, can see beyond the horizon: "You are destined," he tells the boy, "to show the world something new."...
Item No. 9781889910321
$6.95
Viking Gods and Heroes
Wilmot-Buxton, E M

This captivating collection of stories handed down centuries ago from the hardy people of the Far North tells of handsome gods, lovely goddesses, giants, and dwarfs who lived in a land dominated by fire and ice. Twenty-five astonishing tales for young readers recall the dramatic creation of...

Item No. 9780486437040
$7.95
Moser Book Plate & Wee Winnie Witch's Skinny - Hardcover
Hamilton, Virginia Moser

Free book plate autographed by Barry Moser with purchase.

In the vein of her distinctive African American folktales from collections like HER STORIES comes a thrillingly creepy witch tale from award-winning author Virginia Hamilton, with art by Barry Moser.
Virginia Hamilton draws upon her extensive knowledge of folktales in this "scare tale," in...
Item No. 9780590288804
$16.95
Who's in Rabbit's House? (Softcover)
Aardema, Verna
A great bedtime story sure to keep children fascinated, Who's in Rabbit's House is a Masai tale told from the perspective of a play within a play. A monster has invaded Rabbit's house, and the other animals must gather to help investigate . . . and scare the monster away. This story teaches...
Item No. 9780140547245
$7.99
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears (Hardcover)
Aardema, Verna
In this astonishingly beautiful and imaginatively illustrated picture book, Mosquito tells Iguana a tall tale that sets off a chain reaction that ends in jungle disaster. Iguana is so upset at being told such nonsense that he plugs his ears. So, of course, when Python says good morning, Iguana...
Item No. 9780803760899
$17.99
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears (Softcover)
Aardema, Verna
In this astonishingly beautiful and imaginatively illustrated picture book, Mosquito tells Iguana a tall tale that sets off a chain reaction that ends in jungle disaster. Iguana is so upset at being told such nonsense that he plugs his ears. So, of course, when Python says good morning, Iguana...
Item No. 9780140549058
$7.99
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears (Spanish Edition)
Aardema, Verna
A mosquito annoyed the iguana, who frightened the python, who scared the rabbit
Item No. 9780803722989
$18.99
Wild Swans
Gresham, Xanthe
Young Eliza and her eleven brothers' lives are transformed when a plague ravages the Kingdom of the North and kills their mother, the Queen. When their father remarries, their brilliant and "unusual" new stepmother becomes obsessed with finding a cure for the plague and protecting her new family -...
Item No. 9781782853626
$9.99
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This marvelous anthology offers a selection of some of the most outstanding literature and illustrations: The Little Hobbin by Theodor Storm; The Nutcracker by ETA Hoffman; The Gift of the Magi by O'Henry; Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde; Deliverers of Their Country by Edith Nesbitt; and How the...
Item No. 9780735841871
$29.95
Zelinsky Bookplate & Rapunzel- Hardcover
Paul O. Zelinsky

Free book plate autographed by Paul O. Zelinsky with purchase.

Surely among the most original and gifted of children's book illustrators, Paul O. Zelinsky has once again with unmatched emotional authority, control of space, and narrative capability brought forth a unique vision for an age-old tale. Few artists at work today can touch the level at which...
Item No. 9780525456070
$18.99
Zeus (Olympians #1)
O'Connor, George

George O'Connor is a Greek mythology buff and a classic superhero comics fan, and he's out to remind us how much our pantheon of superheroes (Superman, Batman, the X-Men, etc) owes to mankind's ORIGINAL superheroes: the Greek pantheon.

In OLYMPIANS, O'Connor draws from primary...

Item No. 9781596434318
$10.99