The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

Favorite Folktales from Around the World

Publisher: Pantheon

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

PRAISE FOR

“Most of the great human themes, from storytelling itself through love, wisdom, and death are covered in this dazzling collection of tales . . . A delight for all readers.”
Library Journal 

"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