Best-Loved Folktales of the World
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This edition of Best-Loved Folktales of the World is a treasured collection of over 200 folk and fairy tales from countries across the globe. It's a major anthology that all lovers of folklore must add to their personal library.
Stories in this book are arranged geographically by region and cover tales from far and wide—West and East Europe, British Isles, Scandinavia, and Northern Europe, Middle East, Asia, the Pacific, Africa, North America, the Carribean and West Indies, and Central and South America.
Each story has been lovingly handpicked from personal favorites of folklorists and writers.
You'll find familiar classics like “Snow-White” and “Sleeping Beauty,” and stories that equal them from all major cultures.
This anthology is a true celebration into the oral traditions of different cultures and deal with universal human dilemmas that span differences of age, culture, and geography.
Animal fables, proverbs, ghost stories, funny tales, and tales of enchantment provide a unique reading experience for all ages, brought to life by Joanna Cole.
Soft cover; 816 pages.