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Number of Pages: 498
Vendor: Random House
Publication Date: 1988
|Dimensions: 6 X 9 X 1 1/2 (inches)|
Here between two covers you will find an inexhaustible source of delight for children and adults alike: the world's best folktales, chosen by the internationally known storyteller Jane Yolen. Over 150 tales are compiled from Iceland to Syria, Cuba to Papua.
Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library
Jane Yolens books and stories have won the Caldecott Medal, two Nebula Awards, two Christopher Medals, the World Fantasy Award, three Mythopoeic Fantasy Awards, the Golden Kite Award, the Jewish Book Award, the World Fantasy Associations Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Association of Jewish Libraries Award among many others.
"This handsome book, a feast of good reading, deserves a place in every home where there are children."
John Barklam Reviews
"Be you storyteller or story reader, this wonderful folktale collection is not to be missed."
Jim Trelease, author of The Read-Aloud Handbook
Praise for the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library
"A splendid folklore series . . . "
The Washington Post