Category Archives: Folk Tale

Coyote Tales by Thomas King, illustrated by Byron Eggenschwiler

    Coyote Tales by Thomas King, illustrated by Byron Eggenschwiler, Groundwood Books, 2017 ISBN: 978-1-55498-833-4 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a starred review) 4 Genre: folktales What did you like about the book? This book features two … Continue reading

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King Arthur – Retold by Philip Edwards; Illustrated by Adam Horsepool

   King Arthur – 10 Minute Classics,  Retold by Philip Edwards, Illustrated by Adam Horsepool, Flowerpot Press, 9781486712229, 2017 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 2 Genre:  Classic, Children’s Picture book What did you like about … Continue reading

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Wicked Cruel: Three Urban Legends by Rich Wallace

        Wicked Cruel: Three Urban Legends – Rich Wallace, Alfred A. Knopf, 2013 Format: Hardback  Rating: 4 Genre:  Urban legends What did you like about the book? Wallace tells three modern urban legends for the Halloween season.  The first is about … Continue reading

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The Wind that wanted to rest by Sheldon Oberman

The Wind that wanted to rest – Sheldon Oberman, Illustrated by Neil Waldman, Boyds Mill Press, 2012. Format: Hard-cover fiction  Rating:  4.5 Genre:  Fiction and/or Folk tales What did you like about the book? An afterword by Peninnah Schram tells the … Continue reading

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The Secret History of Hobgoblins by Ari Berk

The Secret History of Hobgoblins, Ari Berk, Candlewick Press, 2012 Format: Picture Book Rating: 5 Genre: NonFiction What did you like about the book? Being a fan of folklore and fairylore, I found Professor Berk’s Hobgoblin book to be a … Continue reading

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The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse: an Aesop fable by Helen Ward

The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse: an Aesop fable,  Helen Ward, Candlewick, 2012 Format: Picture Book Rating: 1-5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review)  4 Genre:  Fable What did you like about the book? The gorgeous watercolor illustrations by … Continue reading

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The Orphan: a Cinderella story from Greece by Anthony L. Manna and Soula Mikakidou

The Orphan: a Cinderella story from Greece, Anthony L. Manna and Soulja Mikakidou,  Schwartz and Wade, 2011 Format: Picture Book Rating: 1-5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review)4 Genre:  Folktale What did you like about the book?  I liked the … Continue reading

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