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Favorite folktales from around the world / edited by Jane Yolen
1st ed
New York : Pantheon Books, c1986
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 398.2 FAV    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Tales
Physical Description xiii, 498 p. ; 25 cm
Note Bibliography: p. 477-498
Partial Contents Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Telling tales -- Very young and the very old -- True loves and false -- Tricksters, rogues, and cheats -- Fool: Numbskulls and noodleheads -- Heroes: Likely and unlikely -- Wonder tales, tall tales, and brag -- Shape shifters -- Not quite human -- Fooling the devil -- Getting of wisdom -- Ghosts and revenants -- Death and the worlds' end -- Notes -- Permissions acknowledgments
Summary This collection of folktales drawn from over forty cultures and traditions includes classic tales from the Brothers Grimm, as well as lesser-known stories
Series SOE Curriculum Lab
Alternate Author Yolen, Jane

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