Category Archives: Folk Tale

The True Story of a Mouse Who Never Asked For It by Ana Cristina Herreros,  illustrated by Violeta Lópiz

The True Story of a Mouse Who Never Asked For It by Ana Cristina Herreros,  illustrated by Violeta Lópiz. Enchanted Lion, 2021. 9781592703203 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre: Folktale … Continue reading

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The Three Princes of Serendip: New Tellings of Old Tales for Everyone by Rodaan Al Galidi, illustrated by Geertje Aalders

The Three Princes of Serendip: New Tellings of Old Tales for Everyone by Rodaan Al Galidi, illustrated by Geertje Aalders. Candlewick Press, 2021. 9781536214505  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover What did you … Continue reading

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Telling Stories Wrong by Gianni Rodari,  illustrated by Beatrice Alemagna

Telling Stories Wrong by Gianni Rodari,  illustrated by Beatrice Alemagna, translated by Antony Shugaar. Enchanted Lion, c1962, 2022. 9781592703609 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the … Continue reading

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The Fairy Song by Janis Mackay, illustrated by Ruchi Mhasane

The Fairy Song by Janis Mackay, illustrated by Ruchi Mhasane. Kelpies Books, 2021. 9781782507475 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback Genre:  Fantasy/picture book What did you like about the book? This charming fairy tale-like … Continue reading

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Blancaflor, The Hero with Secret Powers: A Folktale from Latin America / Blancaflor, La heroína con poderes secretos: Un cuento de Latinoamérica by Nadja Spiegelman, illustrated by García Sánchez

Blancaflor, The Hero with Secret Powers: A Folktale from Latin America (9781943145553) / Blancaflor, La heroína con poderes secretos: Un cuento de Latinoamérica (9781943145577) by Nadja Spiegelman, illustrated by García Sánchez. Introduction by F. Isabel Campoy. Spanish translation by María … Continue reading

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Living Ghosts & Mischievous Monsters: Chilling American Indian Stories by Dan Sasuweh Jones, illustrated by Weshoyot Alvitre

Living Ghosts & Mischievous Monsters: Chilling American Indian Stories by Dan Sasuweh Jones, illustrated by Weshoyot Alvitre. Scholastic, 2021. 9781338681604 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback Genre: Horror What did you like about … Continue reading

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Tales of Fearless Girls: Forgotten Stories From Around the World retold by Isabel Otter,  illustrated by Ana Sender

Tales of Fearless Girls: Forgotten Stories From Around the World retold by Isabel Otter,  illustrated by Ana Sender. Tiger Tales, 2021. 9781680102567 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover What did you like about … Continue reading

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Martina the Beautiful Cockroach: A Cuban Folktale – retold by Carmen Agra Deedy, illustrated by Michael Austin

            Martina the Beautiful Cockroach: A Cuban Folktale – retold by Carmen Agra Deedy, illustrated by Michael Austin, Peachtree, c2007, 2013. Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Folktale What did you like … Continue reading

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Water: A Deep Dive of Discovery by Christy Mihaly, illustrated by Mariona Cabassa

Water: A Deep Dive of Discovery by Christy Mihaly, illustrated by Mariona Cabassa. Barefoot Books, 2021. 9781646862801  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book?  Barefoot Books’ Water is everything … Continue reading

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Gloria’s Porridge: A Story from Ethiopia – Elizabeth Laird, illustrated by Toby Newsome

Gloria’s Porridge: A Story from Ethiopia – Elizabeth Laird, illustrated by Toby Newsome, Tiny Owl, (9781910328729), 2021 Format:  Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Picture Book What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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