Folk Tales

"Folktales" is a general term for different varieties of traditional narrative.

The House with Chicken Legs
Maria Had a Little Llama / María Tenía Una Llamita
The Immortal Circus: Act Two (Cirque des Immortels, #2)
The Dragon Slayer: Folktales from Latin America
The Tortoise & the Hare
It's Not Jack and the Beanstalk (It's Not a Fairy Tale, #1)
La Princesa and the Pea
Twinderella, a Fractioned Fairy Tale
Hiawatha and the Peacemaker
The Heartless Troll
Ninja Red Riding Hood
Little Red Hot
The Storyteller
The Three Little Pigs and the Somewhat Bad Wolf
Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas

Popular Folk Tales Books

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears
Italian Folktales
Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China
Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti
The Lion and the Mouse
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale
Starry River of the Sky
Stone Soup
Martina the Beautiful Cockroach: A Cuban Folktale
Norwegian Folktales
Spinning Silver by Naomi NovikUprooted by Naomi NovikBitter Greens by Kate ForsythHeart's Blood by Juliet MarillierSealskin by Su Bristow
Old Tales Retold
10 books — 5 voters
The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee AhdiehThe Rose & the Dagger by Renee AhdiehA Thousand Nights by E.K. JohnstonThe Storyteller's Daughter by Cameron DokeyThe Forbidden Wish by Jessica Khoury
One Thousand and One Nights Retellings
94 books — 115 voters

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Gyula Illyés
There is a folk-tale about a shoemaker and his wife who were so poor that they had to send their many children out into the world to make a living. The lads went through many a perilous adventure but came home in the end, unscathed, to help their mother. They had always remembered their mother's advice and wise words; they often quoted them when they were in trouble, and in fact they recognized one another by them in foreign lands. The countless peoples of the world may be looked upon as so many ...more
Gyula Illyes, Once Upon a Time: Forty Hungarian Folk-Tales

Subcomandante Marcos
Then the lion stares at it. It stares at its prey. Like this.' (Old Antonio frowns and fastens his black eyes on me.) 'The poor little animal that is going to die just looks. It looks at the lion, who is staring at him. The little animal no longer sees itself, it sees what the lion sees, it looks at the little animal image in the lion's stare, it sees that the lion sees it as small and weak. The little animal never thought before about whether it was small and weak. It was just an animal, neithe ...more
Subcomandante Marcos

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