Category: Fairy Tales

  • Download E-books Breadcrumbs PDF

    By Anne Ursu

    The winner of diverse awards and recipient of 4 starred experiences, Anne Ursu's Breadcrumbs is a gorgeous and heartbreaking tale of turning out to be up, wrapped in a modern day fairy tale.

    Once upon a time, Hazel and Jack have been top pals. yet that was once ahead of he stopped chatting with her and disappeared right into a wooded area with a mysterious girl made up of ice. Now it is as much as Hazel to move in after him. encouraged through Hans Christian Andersen's "The Snow Queen," Breadcrumbs is a stunningly unique fairy story of modern day the United States, a stunning ode to the ability of fable, and a heartbreaking meditation on how becoming up is as a lot a call because it is anything that occurs to us.

    In Breadcrumbs, Anne Ursu tells, in her specific voice, a narrative that brings jointly fifty years of kid's literature in a story as smooth because it is undying. Hazel's trip to come back to phrases together with her evolving friendship with Jack will deeply resonate with younger readers.

    Supports the typical center kingdom Standards

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  • Download E-books Ali Baba: Fooling the Forty Thieves: An Arabian Tale (Graphic Myths & Legends (Paperback)) PDF

    By Marie P Croall

    From the pages of Arabian Nights comes an awesome story of probability and experience. Ali Baba, a bad guy who makes his dwelling promoting wooden, stumbles upon a mystery cave the place forty bandits were hiding important treasures. He enters the cave and comes to a decision to take a few treasures for himself. Ali Baba's spouse is delighted at their newfound fortune--but whilst she borrows a scale to weigh the riches, Ali Baba's mystery will get out. Now that the key is printed, will Ali Baba be capable of preserve his fortune? Or will the bandits get their revenge?
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  • Download E-books The Tail of Emily Windsnap PDF

    By Liz Kessler

    A younger woman learns she’s part mermaid and plunges right into a scheme to reunite along with her father during this entrancing, pleasing story that beckons readers some distance under the waves.

    For so long as she will be able to consider, twelve-year-old Emily Windsnap has lived on a ship. And, oddly sufficient, for simply as lengthy, her mom has appeared fearful to maintain Emily clear of the water. but if mother eventually is of the same opinion to allow her take swimming classes, Emily makes a startling discovery — approximately her personal id, the mysterious father she’s by no means met, and the exciting probabilities and perils shimmering deep less than the water’s floor. With a definite experience of suspense and richly ingenious info, first-time writer Liz Kessler lures us right into a wonderful undersea international the place mermaids examine shipwrecks in school and Neptune ideas with an iron trident — a fascinating delusion approximately family members secrets and techniques, unswerving friendship, and the convention-defying energy of affection.
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  • Download E-books Robin Hood And The Golden Arrow PDF

    Robert San Souci retells the vintage and funny story of Robin Hood and the Golden Arrow.

    Acclaimed writer Robert San Souci and Caldecott Honor illustrator and Coretta Scott King Award winner E. B. Lewis retell the vintage legend of Robin Hood and the Golden Arrow.
    Robin Hood and his unswerving band create a plan to outsmart the Sheriff of Nottingham by means of attending an archery contest in hide. finally, it truly is Robin Hood and his pals who've the final laugh.
    Kids of every age will cheer for this vintage story according to the conventional tale of Robin Hood.
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  • Download E-books Märchen aus Pakistan (German Edition) PDF

    By Annemarie Schimmel-Stiftung für Islamkunde

    Sind, das Land am unteren Indus und Das erste Gebiet der vier großen pakistanischen Regionen, das von den Muslimen erobert wurde, steht im Mittelpunkt dieses Märchenbandes. Wir erfahren hier vom alltäglichen Leben im Islam, auch wie stark die Religiosität in dieser bäuerlichen Kultur verankert ist. Wie diese rund 50 Märchen das äußere Leben des Landes mit Farben und Gerüchen widerspiegeln, so geben sie auch eine andere Eigenheit wieder: sie sind voll von Musik, die mystischer Erfahrung und tiefer Frömmigkeit Ausdruck verleiht.


    Die Diederichs-Reihe »Märchen der Weltliteratur« ist die umfassendste Sammlung ursprünglicher Erzählliteratur aller Völker und Zeiten. Sie versammelt das Schönste, used to be sich die Menschen je erzählt haben: Mythen und Legenden, Göttersagen und Dämonengeschichten, Feen- und Zaubermärchen, gewitzte Tierfabeln und herrliche Schwänke. Wer die Eigenart anderer Völker verstehen will, wird hier Wege abseits des Mainstreams finden. Eine moderne Märchenbibliothek für eBook-Leser.


    Sind, das Land am unteren Indus und Das erste Gebiet der vier großen pakistanischen Regionen, das von den Muslimen erobert wurde, steht im Mittelpunkt dieses Märchenbandes. Wir erfahren hier vom alltäglichen Leben im Islam, auch wie stark die Religiosität in dieser bäuerlichen Kultur verankert ist. Wie diese rund 50 Märchen das äußere Leben des Landes mit Farben und Gerüchen widerspiegeln, so geben sie auch eine andere Eigenheit wieder: sie sind voll von Musik, die mystischer Erfahrung und tiefer Frömmigkeit Ausdruck verleiht.






    Die Diederichs-Reihe »Märchen der Weltliteratur« ist die umfassendste Sammlung ursprünglicher Erzählliteratur aller Völker und Zeiten. Sie versammelt das Schönste, was once sich die Menschen je erzählt haben: Mythen und Legenden, Göttersagen und Dämonengeschichten, Feen- und Zaubermärchen, gewitzte Tierfabeln und herrliche Schwänke. Wer die Eigenart anderer Völker verstehen will, wird hier Wege abseits des Mainstreams finden. Eine moderne Märchenbibliothek für eBook-Leser.


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  • Download E-books Middleworld (The Jaguar Stones, Book One) PDF

    By J&P Voelkel

    Fourteen-year-old Max Murphy is asking ahead to a relatives holiday. yet his mom and dad, either archaeologists and Maya specialists, announce a transformation in plan. they need to go away instantly for a dig within the tiny primary American state of San Xavier. Max will visit summer time camp. Max is livid. while he is mysteriously summoned to San Xavier, he thinks they have had a transformation of center.

    Upon his arrival, Max's wild experience within the tropical rainforests of San Xavier starts off. in the course of his trip, he'll liberate historic secrets and techniques and meet strangers who're attached to him in methods he may possibly by no means have imagined. For destiny has introduced a problem of epic proportions to this pampered teen. Can Max rescue his mom and dad from the Maya Underworld and store the area from the Lords of demise, who now keep watch over the ability of the Jaguar Stones of their villainous fingers? The scene is decided for a roller-coaster experience of suspense and terror, because the reliable men and the undesirable men face off opposed to a heritage of haunted temples, zombie armies, or even human sacrifice!
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  • Download E-books The Stolen Steers: A Tale of the Big Thicket PDF

    By Bill Brett

    Bill Brett's people story of lifestyles within the immense Thicket happens within the years round the flip of the century. Brett heard the tale from the previous guy who had lived it. He retells it as a charming, earthy yarn that received the nationwide Cowboy corridor of Fame's Western historical past Award for folklore in 1978, whilst it first seemed in fabric edition.

    The narrator, a tender guy harm in an oilfield twist of fate and down on his good fortune, runs out of cash. whilst the chance offers itself, he steals a small herd of steers and a horse and units out to force them to a far off marketplace. by surprise his plans are halted while he comes down with a critical case of malaria. thankfully he meets a negative yet beneficiant black guy and girl who nurse him again to well-being, spending their final buck to shop for his medication. Like a contemporary Robin Hood, the younger guy stocks the culmination of his robbery with the bad, buying and selling the stolen steers for a small farm he then indicators over to his benefactors. They by no means research the resource in their wealth, which they in flip proceed to proportion with others. in a single extra attempt to pay off his friends--and in a last act of revenge for a mistaken performed to them--he guarantees their safety whereas giving up his own.
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  • Download E-books Guardians Of Ga'Hoole #8: The Outcast PDF

    By Kathryn Lasky

    To turn out his goodness, younger Nyroc will resign his identify, his mom, and his inheritance to hunt the holiest of relics from The past the Beyond.



    Nyroc has exiled himself from the natural Ones. He flies on my own, feared and despised by means of those that understand him as Kludd's son, hunted via these whose despotism he has rejected, and haunted by way of ghostly creatures conjured by way of Nyra to entice him again to the natural Ones. He yearns for a spot he merely part believes in -- the good tree -- and an uncle -- the near-mythic Soren -- who could be a real father to him. but he can't method the tree whereas the rumor of evil clings to him. To end up his worthy, Nyroc will fly to The past the past looking the mythical Relic and produce it, a talisman of his own
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