Books to Read during World Folk Tales and Fables Week

A Listmania! list by Amazon Customer "LaurenLanita" (USA)
The list author says: "World Folk Tales and Fables Week is a time to encourage children and adults to explore the lessons to be learned from folk tales, fables, myths and legends from around the world. Families and communities have traditionally used storytelling to teach children about their beliefs."
Best-Loved Folktales of the World (The Anchor folktale library)
1.  Best-Loved Folktales of the World (The Anchor folktale library) by Joanna Cole
$15.71   Used & New from: $0.65
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

Can You Guess My Name?: Traditional Tales Around the World
2.  Can You Guess My Name?: Traditional Tales Around the World by Judy Sierra
Used & New from: $0.20
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Spinning Tales, Weaving Hope: Stories, Storytelling, and Activities for Peace, Justice and the Environment
3.  Spinning Tales, Weaving Hope: Stories, Storytelling, and Activities for Peace, Justice and the Environment by Ed Brody
Used & New from: $11.00
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Peace Tales
4.  Peace Tales by Margaret Read MacDonald
$12.46   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Twenty Tellable Tales: Audience Participation Folktales for the Beginning Storyteller
5.  Twenty Tellable Tales: Audience Participation Folktales for the Beginning Storyteller by Margaret Read MacDonald
$35.00   Used & New from: $9.49
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Nursery Tales Around the World
6.  Nursery Tales Around the World by Judy Sierra
$16.64   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Drawing Stories from around the World and a Sampling of European Handkerchief Stories
7.  Drawing Stories from around the World and a Sampling of European Handkerchief Stories by Anne Pellowski
$30.00   Used & New from: $15.89
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Favorite Folktales from Around the World (The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library)
8.  Favorite Folktales from Around the World (The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library) by Jane Yolen
$15.27   Used & New from: $0.61
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

Rabbit Ears Treasury of World Tales: Volume One: Aladdin, Anansi, East of the Sun/West of the Moon, The Five Chinese Brothers
9.  Rabbit Ears Treasury of World Tales: Volume One: Aladdin, Anansi, East of the Sun/West of the Moon, The Five Chinese Brothers by Rabbit Ears
Used & New from: $54.32
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Stories from Around the World
10.  Stories from Around the World by Heather Amery
Used & New from: $10.93
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

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Trickster Tales (World Storytelling from August House)
11.  Trickster Tales (World Storytelling from August House) by Josepha Sherman
$15.27   Used & New from: $5.07
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Earth Care
12.  Earth Care by Margaret Read MacDonald
$13.89   Used & New from: $2.29
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Aesop's Fables (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)
13.  Aesop's Fables (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) by Aesop
$8.05   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (545 customer reviews)

Eleven Nature Tales: A Multicultural Journey (World Storytelling)
14.  Eleven Nature Tales: A Multicultural Journey (World Storytelling) by Pleasant DeSpain
$9.95   Used & New from: $0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

In the Beginning: Creation Stories from Around the World
15.  In the Beginning: Creation Stories from Around the World by Virginia Hamilton
$15.33   Used & New from: $4.46
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

Cut from the Same Cloth: American Women of Myth, Legend, and Tall Tale
16.  Cut from the Same Cloth: American Women of Myth, Legend, and Tall Tale by Robert D. San Souci
$6.99   Used & New from: $0.01
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

The Jack Tales
17.  The Jack Tales by Richard Chase
$7.95   Used & New from: $0.56
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

From Sea to Shining Sea; A Treasury of American Folklore and Folk Songs
18.  From Sea to Shining Sea; A Treasury of American Folklore and Folk Songs by Amy L. Cohn
Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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Tales Alive!: Ten Multicultural Folktales with Activities
19.  Tales Alive!: Ten Multicultural Folktales with Activities by Susan Milord
Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Tales of the Shimmering Sky: Ten Global Folktales with Activities (Williamson Tales Alive Books)
20.  Tales of the Shimmering Sky: Ten Global Folktales with Activities (Williamson Tales Alive Books) by Susan Milord
Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Gray Heroes: Elder Tales from Around the World
21.  Gray Heroes: Elder Tales from Around the World by Jane Yolen
Used & New from: $6.43
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Wisdom Tales from Around the World (World Storytelling from August House)
22.  Wisdom Tales from Around the World (World Storytelling from August House) by Heather Forest
$15.45   Used & New from: $4.33
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Wonder Tales from Around the World
23.  Wonder Tales from Around the World by Heather Forest
$19.24   Used & New from: $1.32
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Around the World in 80 Tales
24.  Around the World in 80 Tales by Saviour Pirotta
Used & New from: $14.65
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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American Tall Tales
25.  American Tall Tales by Mary Pope Osborne
$15.28   Used & New from: $4.81
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

While Standing on One Foot: Puzzle Stories and Wisdom Tales from the Jewish Tradition
26.  While Standing on One Foot: Puzzle Stories and Wisdom Tales from the Jewish Tradition by Nina Jaffe
Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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Grandfather Tales
27.  Grandfather Tales by Richard Chase
$8.89   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

12 Books in 1: Andrew Lang's Complete "Fairy Book" Series. The Blue, Red, Green, Yellow, Pink, Grey, Violet, Crimson, Brown, Orange, Olive, and Lilac ... and Fairy Stories From Around The World.
28.  12 Books in 1: Andrew Lang's Complete "Fairy Book" Series. The Blue, Red, Green, Yellow, Pink, Grey, Violet, Crimson, Brown, Orange, Olive, and Lilac ... and Fairy Stories From Around The World. by Andrew Lang
$25.95   Used & New from: $22.06
2.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm All-New Third Edition
29.  The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm All-New Third Edition by Jack Zipes
$19.00   Used & New from: $5.39
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (110 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Keepers of the Animals: Native American Stories and Wildlife Activities for Children (Keepers of the Earth)
30.  Keepers of the Animals: Native American Stories and Wildlife Activities for Children (Keepers of the Earth) by Michael J. Caduto
Used & New from: $3.15
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Keepers of the Night: Native American Stories and Nocturnal Activities for Children (Keepers of the Earth)
31.  Keepers of the Night: Native American Stories and Nocturnal Activities for Children (Keepers of the Earth) by Michael J. Caduto
$16.19   Used & New from: $0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Hans Christian Andersen: The Complete Fairy Tales and Stories (Anchor Folktale Library)
32.  Hans Christian Andersen: The Complete Fairy Tales and Stories (Anchor Folktale Library) by Virginia Haviland
$17.13   Used & New from: $4.98
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews)

English Fairy Tales Collected By Joseph Jacobs
33.  English Fairy Tales Collected By Joseph Jacobs by Joseph Jacobs
$10.95   Used & New from: $10.36
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Heather and Broom Tales of the Scottish Highlands
34.  Heather and Broom Tales of the Scottish Highlands by Sorche Nic Leodhas
Used & New from: $500.00

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The Magic Orange Tree: and Other Haitian Folktales
35.  The Magic Orange Tree: and Other Haitian Folktales by Diane Wolkstein
$13.16   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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