Favorite Folktales from Around the World (The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library)
From Africa, Burma, and Czechoslovakia to Turkey, Vietnam, and Wales here are more than 150 of the world's best-loved folktales from more than forty countries and cultures. These tales of wonder and transformation, of heroes and heroines, of love lost and won, of ogres and trolls, stories both jocular and cautionary and legends of pure enchantment will delight readers and storytellers of all ages.
With black-and-white drawings throughout
Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library
Praise For Favorite Folktales from Around the World (The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library)…
—The New York Times Book Review
"This handsome book, a feast of good reading, deserves a place in every home where there are children."
—John Barkham Reviews
“Most of the great human themes, from storytelling itself through love, wisdom, and death are covered in this dazzling collection of tales . . . A delight for all readers.”
"Be you storyteller or story reader, this wonderful folktale collection is not to be missed."
—Jim Trelease, author of The Read-Aloud Handbook
Praise for the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library
“A splendid folklore series . . . ”
—The Washington Post
Pantheon, 9780394751887, 512pp.
Publication Date: August 12, 1988