Favorite Folktales from Around the World
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
"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