Category Archives: Folk Tale

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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The Pepperstorm/ Tormenta de Pimienta – written by Rafael Ordoñez, illustrated by Marisa Morea

The Pepperstorm – written by Rafael Ordoñez, illustrated by Marisa Morea, NubeOcho, 9788417673802, 2021 Tormenta de Pimienta – written by Rafael Ordoñez, illustrated by Marisa Morea, NubeOcho, 9788417673796, 2021   Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 What did you like about the book? This story is a clever and … Continue reading

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Reynard the Fox: Tales from the Life of Renard the Fox retold by Renate Raecke, illustrated by Jonas Lauströer

Reynard the Fox: Tales from the Life of Reynard the Fox retold by Renate Raecke, illustrated by Jonas Lauströer. Minedition, 2020. 9781662650062 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Trickster tale What did you … Continue reading

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The Three Billy Goats Gruff: The Full Story by Richard Jackson, illustrated by Katherine Tillotson

 The Three Billy Goats Gruff: The Full Story by Richard Jackson, illustrated by Katherine Tillotson, Atheneum Books (an imprint of Simon & Schuster), 9781481415736, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Folktale What … Continue reading

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I Am Tama, Lucky Cat: a Japanese Legend by Wendy Henrichs, illustrated by Yoshiko Jaeggi

I Am Tama, Lucky Cat: a Japanese Legend by Wendy Henrichs, illustrated by Yoshiko Jaeggi. Peachtree (9781561455898), 2011 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Picture Book What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Prairie Chicken Little by Jackie Mims Hopkins, illustrated by Henry Cole

Prairie Chicken Little by Jackie Mims Hopkins, illustrated by Henry Cole. Peachtree, (9781561458349), 2013 Format:, Paperback Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Picture Book What did you like about the book? This retelling of the … Continue reading

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Tristan Strong Destroys the World by Kwame Mbalia

  Tristan Strong Destroys the World by Kwame Mbalia, Disney Hyperion, 9781368042383, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book?  This is the sequel to Tristan … Continue reading

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Little Red – written and illustrated by Bethan Woollvin

    Little Red – written and illustrated by Bethan Woollvin, Peachtree, 9781682632178, 2020 (originally published in 2016, now reissued in paperback)  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+ Format: Paperback Genre: Folktale What did you like … Continue reading

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The Three Billy Goats Buenos, by Susan Middleton Elya, illustrated by Miguel Ordóñez

      The Three Billy Goats Buenos, by Susan Middleton Elya, illustrated by Miguel Ordóñez, G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 9780399547409 (ebook), 9780399547393 (hardcover), 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Fairy tale … Continue reading

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The Legend of the First Unicorn: Traditional Scottish Tales by Lari Don, illustrated by Nataša Ilincic

 The Legend of the First Unicorn: Traditional Scottish Tales by Lari Don, illustrated by Nataša Ilincic, Floris Books, 9781782506478, 2020 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Traditional Literature Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like … Continue reading

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