Category: Children's Fairy & Folk Tales for Story Telling

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Jack and the Beanstalk

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 0914H358809


Large pictoral hardcover. The Unicorn Publishing House, Inc. Illustrated by Craig Berman. In very good condition, bottom right corner chipped. A most beautifully illustrated old English tale. View more info

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The Three Billy Goats Gruff: A Norwegian Folktale

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Scholastic:

Seller ID: 012682


Softcover. Scholastic, 1984. In very good condition, a few light cover creases. A nice rendition of the classic fairy tale for young readers. Lovely illustrations. View more info

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Hansel und Gretel ein Marchen der Gebruder Grimm

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: George Lentz Verlag GmbH: 1981

Seller ID: 021461


Picture book. Endpapers have some bleed over of color from red on back of boards. Spine twist. In GERMAN LANGUAGE. Colorful illustrations and the tale of Hansel and Gretel. View more info

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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears

By: Aardema, Verna

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 2001

Seller ID: 014086


Hardcover with pictoral boards, no DJ, bookclub edition. Dial Books for Young Readers, 2001. In very good condition, plain white label on back of front cover. A cute folk tale about why the mosquito buzzes in your ear. A West African tale. Gorgeous illustrations! View more info

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Strange Visitors

By: Ada, Alma Flor

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Miami, Florida, U.S.A., Santillana USA Pub Co Inc:

Seller ID: 012875


Softcover. Santillana, 1998. In very good condition, some color on front cover mixed through printing error. From the Stories For the Telling series. Each day of the week, creatures show up and then form a band! View more info

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The Unbroken Web: Stories and Fables

By: Adams, Richard;Gilbert, Yvonne;Campbell, Jennifer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A., Random House Value Pub: 1980

Seller ID: 018149


Hardcover. Very good condition, front endpaper removed. Color plates by Yvonne Gilbert, black and white drawings by Jennifer Campbell. Tales from all over the world with lovely illustrations. View more info

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Past Eight O'Clock: Goodnight Stories

By: Aiken, Joan; Pienkowski, Jan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Viking Pr: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012431


Hardcover, ex-library. Viking Kestrel, 1987, first. In very good condition, usual library markings. Stories about sleeping and waking, dreams and bedtime. Weaselly Winkie, helpful crows, a malicious kelpie, an invisible cat, and a girl who dreams of her future brother, amongst others. View more info

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The Conference of the Birds

By: Alexis York Lumbard, Demi

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Wisdom Tales: 2012

Seller ID: 021684


Hardcover picture book, near fine condition. No edition stated. An eight hundred year old tale of how the birds found a new king. View more info

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The Family Read-Aloud Christmas Treasury

By: Alice Low

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Little Brown & Co: 1989

Seller ID: 018817


Hardcover. Near fine condition. A variety of stories of all types and cute illustrations. Take turns reading to each other. View more info

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Pinocchio

By: Allen Chaffee, C Collodi

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Random House Children's Books: 1946

Seller ID: 021452


Picture book. Cover shows edgewear and light soiling. Inscription on front endpapers from teacher. This is an adaptation by Chaffee. Lenski's illustrations look a bit German to me. View more info

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The Ugly Duckling

By: Andersen, H. C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., Alfred a Knopf Inc: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018124


Oversized hardcover, pictorial boards, no DJ. Near fine condition. He's such an ugly duckling no one wants him around. View more info

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Kate Greenaway's Original Drawings for the Snow Queen

By: Andersen, H.C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Schocken Books: 1981

Seller ID: 012362


Oversized hardcover. Schocken Books, 1981. In very good condition, front fly leaf has a tear and back fly leaf has a cut, remainder mark, piece of back DJ missing, ex-library. Lovely drawings that accent a classic tale. Afterword by Michael Patrick Hearn. View more info

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Poonam's Pets

By: Andrew Davies, Diana Davies

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Scholastic: 1990

Seller ID: 020120


Softcover. Good condition, top staple is pulled loose from cover, name on back of front cover, small soiled spot on bottom outside book pages. She's a very quiet girl who no one can hear very well in class, but she's excited about bringing her pets to school. Have you ever ridden on a lion? View more info

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Swamp Angel

By: Anne Isaacs

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Scholastic: 1996

Seller ID: 018512


Softcover. Near fine. Angelica was a GIANT baby. Great for story telling! View more info

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Dust Devil

By: Anne Isaacs

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A., Schwartz & Wade Books: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 021478


Picture book. Bottom of DJ and bottom boards appear to have bumped in shipment. The Swamp Angel had to find a new home, so she moved to Montana. There, she wrestles a raging storm to the ground. View more info

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Czar of the Water The Little Humpbacked Horse

By: Anne Terry White

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 007851


Pictorial hardcover, no DJ. Garrard Publishing, 1968. In very good condition, inscription on front fly leaf, corners bumped. Translated from the Russian by Anne Terry White. Two Russian fairytales. View more info

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Tales of an Ashanti Father

By: Appiah, Peggy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Dutton Childrens Books: 1981

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 015957


Hardcover, ex-library. First USA printing, third impression. In very good condition, DJ wear, corners bumped, usual library marks. Well illustrated, African folk tales. View more info

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The Secret History of Giants, or The Codex Giganticum

By: Ari Berk

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Candlewick Pr: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 018430


Hardcover with embossed cover, no DJ. As new. Signed and inscribed: With all best Wishes! Ari Berk. A book of giant legends, with little pop up inserts to read that enhance the story. Great illustrations, short bursts of text that keep one reading. Has a tassle at top of spine. A fun book to read! View more info

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Shen of the Sea

By: Arthur Bowie Chrisman

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 010698


Hardcover. E P Dutton, 1968. In good+ condition, name and date on front fly leaf, bottom right corner bumped, some green ink notations from the teacher who owned, does not harm text content. DJ shows some wear. Chinese stories for children. A John Newbery Medal book View more info

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Love Your Neighbors Stories of Values and Virtues

By: Arthur Dobrin

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Scholastic: 2000

Seller ID: 018472


Oversized softcover. Very good condition, corners lightly bumped. New stories with the same feel as Aesop's fables. Each has a lesson for the reader. View more info