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Folk Tales Every Child Should Know [Kindle Edition]

Hamilton Wright Mabie
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

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Book Description

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

Product Details

  • File Size: 210 KB
  • Print Length: 122 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1444410172
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #14,414 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
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16 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Folk Tales Every Child Should Know February 4, 2012
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As you can guess from the title, this is a book full of folk tales that every child should know. They are drawn from all over the world, and while a few of them are well-known, most of them are more obscure. It's a great introduction and starting point for world folk-lore, and a group of well-written stories to boot.

There is an active, though unofficial, table of contents, and the few end-notes are properly linked. There were no scanning errors, but one of the stories (Tom Tit Tot) is in dialect, which can be ...challenging.

Contains the following stories:

Hans in Luck
Why the Sea is Salt
The Lad Who Went to the North Wind
The Lad and the Diel
Ananzi and the Lion
The Grateful Foxes
The Badger's Money
Why Brother Bear Has no Tail
The Origin of Rubies
Long, Broad and Sharpsight
Intelligence and Luck
George with the Goat
The Wonderful Hair
The Dragon and the Prince
The Good Children
The Dun Horse
The Greedy Youngster
Hans, Who Made the Princess Laugh
The Story of Tom Tit Tot
The Peasant Story of Napoleon
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5.0 out of 5 stars ;) March 28, 2013
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My step daughter loves to read! She loved this book and all the different stories! Glad it was such a good children's book!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Educational and fun June 10, 2014
By Anusheh
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Its a collection of folk tale and I admit I have not heard some of them, It is great digital reading material especially it helps children in literature, some stories may be obscure for some children but that is the challenge. I personally like it especially when My sons and daughter asks questions about the stories in the book and we would try to read them together and analyze it together.

I think that books like this are good for the small minds and that is why I placed in 5 stars for this digital book.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Collection October 30, 2013
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So many good stories from all over the globe, some familiar and others I had never read. Definitely recommend especially if you have imaginative children!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent free kindle book September 5, 2013
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Excellent free kindle book. My kids love reading books on our Samsung tablet, which is half the battle with young kids.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A really good start August 15, 2013
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I grew up on fairy and folk tales, and believe they are an important part of every child's heritage and teach some valuable lessons. This is a good collection from around the world, although by no means complete. But it is a great beginning if your child has not heard or read a lot of folk tales before.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very good!! July 5, 2013
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I kept reading this book little by little at my bedtime for almost a week. It was very nice to have relaxing stories to read to bed:-) However, some stories had spelling issue which I suspected that transforming into kindle format might have caused the problem. But I love reading children book...and this one is very good:-)
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2.0 out of 5 stars so so March 12, 2013
By debbie
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another book that is not that good, not for me, i was thinking grand kids would like it, but just was not that good.
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