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Best-Loved Folktales of the World
Gathered together in this wide-ranging collection are familiar classics like “Snow-White” and “Sleeping Beauty,” and stories that equal them from all major cultures. Together they offer magic, adventure, laughter, reflection, vivid images, and a throng of colorful characters. More important, they offer insight 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.
A category index groups the tales by plot and character, e.g., humorous, supernatural, and “pourquoi” tales, married couples, enchanted sweethearts, etc. Like all great literature, these tales can be read with fascination on many levels, making Best-Loved Folktales of the World a classic and enduring collection.
Publisher:Anchor (August 9, 1983)
Reading age:6 – 8 years
Item Weight:1.54 pounds
Dimensions:5.25 x 1.75 x 8.25 inches
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