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Favorite Folktales from Around the World (The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library) Paperback – Illustrated, August 12, 1988
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—The New York Times Book Review
"This handsome book, a feast of good reading, deserves a place in every home where there are children."
—John Barkham Reviews
“Most of the great human themes, from storytelling itself through love, wisdom, and death are covered in this dazzling collection of tales . . . A delight for all readers.”
"Be you storyteller or story reader, this wonderful folktale collection is not to be missed."
—Jim Trelease, author of The Read-Aloud Handbook
Praise for the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library
“A splendid folklore series . . . ”
—The Washington Post
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- Publisher : Pantheon; Revised ed. edition (August 12, 1988)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 498 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0394751884
- ISBN-13 : 978-0394751887
- Reading age : 12 - 17 years
- Lexile measure : 980L
- Item Weight : 1.5 pounds
- Dimensions : 5.97 x 1.33 x 9.18 inches
- Best Sellers Rank: #285,824 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Probably 150+ stories from all different regions.
Some of the stories are 10? pages, some are 1 page. I think it is ideal for an inattentive child’s bedtime story.
By Reviews by Steve on February 20, 2020
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An absolute must-have for anyone who loves stories.
I've since gone on to buy the Chinese and Indian folk tales.