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The Empty Pot

Demi · Spoken Arts
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

An IRA-CBC Children's Choice.An American Bookseller "Pick of the Lists."A long time ago in China there was a boy named Ping who loved flowers. Anything he planted burst into bloom.The Emperor loved flowers too. When it was time to choose an heir, he gave a flower seed to each...
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Star Stories: Constellation Tales From Around the World

Anita Ganeri · Running Press Kids
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

Share the wonder of the stars with this delightful storybook collection featuring constellation myths from around the world. For thousands of years people have looked up to the night sky and told stories about the stars. These epic tales tell of vengeful gods and goddesses, of monsters...
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Issun Boshi: The One-Inch Boy

Icinori · Gestalten; Tra edition
Format: Hardcover

This classic Japanese fairy tale tells the story of Issun Boshi, the tiny son of an old, long childless couple. Tiny and brave--these are the two most striking characteristics of Issun Boshi. His mother had longed to have a child for so many years that she finally added even if it is a very...
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American Tall Tales

Mary Pope Osborne · Knopf
Pages: 115
Format: Print book

The perfect addition to every family's home library and just right for sharing aloud, American Tall Tales introduces readers to America's first folk heroes in nine wildly exaggerated and downright funny stories.

Here are Paul Bunyan, that king-sized lumberjack who could...

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The Bronze Dog: Stories of the Chinese Zodiac, A Story in English and Chinese

Jian, Li

Once upon a time, at the foot of the mountains called Zhongnan in the Shaanxi Province of China, there were two brothers who lived alone and depended on each other. One day, the elder one dug out a bronze dog while tilling which made the brothers very happy, as they could
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Chloe Perkins · Little Simon
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

The classic story of Cinderella gets a fresh twist in this vibrant Mexican spin on the beloved fairy tale!Once upon a time, there was a girl who lived in a little cottage with her stepmother and two stepsisters... The classic tale of Cinderella gets a fresh twist in this debut title of a brand-new...
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The Gingerbread Man

Aylesworth, Jim

An irresistible retelling of a beloved classic is accompanied by whimsical animal images and a recipe for gingerbread cookies, in a rollicking picture book by an award-winning author and illustrator.
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Jack and the Beanstalk

Paul Galdone · HMH Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Young readers are sure to delight in Galdones version of this classic story, and the lively illustrations and rhythmic storytelling make it perfect for reading aloud with little ones. With a gorgeous cover in keeping with the rest of the Folk Tale Classics series, the story of Jack and his magic...
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The Three Little Pigs: An Architectural Tale

Steven Guarnaccia · Harry N. Abrams; 5.2.2010 edition
Format: Hardcover

In this quirky, artsy retelling of “The Three Little Pigs,” the pigs and their homes are nods to three famous architects—Frank Gehry, Phillip Johnson, and Frank Lloyd Wright—and their signature homes. Each house is filled with clever details, including furnishings by the architects...
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Little Red Riding Hood

Jerry Pinkney · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; First Edition edition
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

In this inspired rendering of the classic Grimm Brothers folktale, five-time Caldecott Honor winning artist Jerry Pinkney introduced two favorite children's characters to a new generation: the sly, scary wolf and the sweet little girl in her famous red hood. Readers will squeal with...
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