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  1. Irish Folk Tales (Paperback) Irish Folk Tales (Paperback)
    Irish Folk Tales (Paperback)

    Henry Glassie

    ₱998.00

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    Here are 125 magnificent folktales collected from anthologies and journals published from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. Beginning with tales of the ancient times and continuing through the arrival of the saints in Ireland in the fifth century, the periods of war and family, the Literary Revival championed by William Butler Yeats, and the contemporary era, these robust and funny, sorrowful and heroic stories of kings, ghosts, fairies, treasures, enchanted nature, and witchcraft are set in cities, villages, fields, and forests from the wild western coast to the modern streets of Dublin and Belfast.

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  2. Legends & Tales of the American West (Paperback) Legends & Tales of the American West (Paperback)
    Legends & Tales of the American West (Paperback)

    Richard Erdoes

    ₱1,050.00

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    From Davy Crockett, Wild Bill Hickok, and Calamity Jane to Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, and Frank and Jesse James, here are more than 130 colorful stories of the pioneers, cowboys, outlaws, gamblers, prospectors, and lawmen who settled the wild west, creating a uniquely American hero and an enduringly fascinating folk mythology.

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  3. Norwegian Folk Tales (Paperback) Norwegian Folk Tales (Paperback)
    Norwegian Folk Tales (Paperback)

    Peter Asbjornsen

    ₱862.00

    These 35 folk tales have been gathered from Peter Christen Asbjørnsen and Jørgen Moe's landmark nineteenth-century collections, acclaimed by Jacob Grimm for their freshness and a fullness that "surpass nearly all others." In this sparkling translation by Pat Shaw and Carl Norman, accompanied by a selection of the magnificent original illustrations of Erik Werenskiold and Theodor Kittelsen, are captivating stories of witches, trolls, and ogres; sly foxes and mysterious bears; beautiful princesses and country lads-turned-heroes that brim with the matchless vitality and power of their original telling.

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  4. American Indian Myths and Legends (Paperback) American Indian Myths and Legends (Paperback)
    American Indian Myths and Legends (Paperback)

    Richard Erdoes

    ₱1,088.00

    More than 160 tales from eighty tribal groups gives us a rich and lively panorama of the Native American mythic heritage. From across the continent comes tales of creation and love; heroes and war; animals, tricksters, and the end of the world. In addition to mining the best folkloric sources of the nineteenth century, the editors have also included a broad selection of contemporary Native American voices.

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  5. The Victorian Fairy Tale Book (Paperback) The Victorian Fairy Tale Book (Paperback)
    The Victorian Fairy Tale Book (Paperback)

    Michael Patrick Hearn

    ₱958.00

    From Robert Browning's "Pied Piper of Hamelin "and William Makepeace Thackeray's "Rose" "and the" "Ring" to Kenneth Grahame's "Reluctant Dragon" and J. M. Barrie's "Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens," here are seventeen classic stories and poems from the golden age of the English fairy tale. Some of them amuse, some enchant, some satirize and criticize, but each one-in the words of Laurence Houseman, author of the classic Rocking-Horse Land- "is an expression of the joy of living."

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  6. Tales of India: Folk Tales from Bengal, Punjab, and Tamil Nadu (Hardcover) Tales of India: Folk Tales from Bengal, Punjab, and Tamil Nadu (Hardcover)
    Tales of India: Folk Tales from Bengal, Punjab, and Tamil Nadu (Hardcover)

    Svabhu Kohli, Viplov Singh

    ₱1,262.00

    This collection of 16 traditional tales transports readers to the beguiling world of Indian folklore. Transcribed by Indian and English folklorists in the nineteenth century, these stories brim with wit and magic. Fans of fairy tales will encounter familiar favorites—epic quests and talking animals—alongside delightful surprises—an irreverent sense of humor and an array of bold, inspiring heroines.

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  7. The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales (Paperback) The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales (Paperback)
    The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales (Paperback)

    Brothers Grimm

    ₱958.00

    The stories of magic and myth gathered by the Brothers Grimm have become part of the way children—and adults—learn about the vagaries of the real world. Cinderella, Rapunzel, Snow-White, Hänsel and Gretel, Little Red-Cap (Little Red Riding Hood), and Briar-Rose (Sleeping Beauty) are only a few of the more than two hundred enchanting characters included in this volume. The tales are presented just as Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm originally set them down: bold, primal, just frightening enough, and endlessly engaging.

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  8. Russian Fairy Tales, The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library (Paperback) Russian Fairy Tales, The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library (Paperback)
    Russian Fairy Tales, The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library (Paperback)

    Aleksandr Afanas'ev

    ₱999.00

    The most comprehensive collection of classic Russian tales available in English introduces readers to universal fairy-tale figures and to such uniquely Russian characters such as Koshchey the Deathless, Baba Yaga, the Swan Maiden, and the glorious Firebird. Beautifully illustrated, the more than 175 tales culled from a landmark multi-volume collection by the outstanding Russian ethnographer Aleksandr Afanas'ev reveal a rich, robust world of the imagination.

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  9. Favorite Folktales from Around the World, The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library (Paperback) Favorite Folktales from Around the World, The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library (Paperback)
    Favorite Folktales from Around the World, The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library (Paperback)

    Jane Yolen

    ₱1,008.00

    From Africa, Burma, and Czechoslovakia to Turkey, Vietnam, and Wales here are more than 150 of the world's best-loved folktales from more than forty countries and cultures. These tales of wonder and transformation, of heroes and heroines, of love lost and won, of ogres and trolls, stories both jocular and cautionary and legends of pure enchantment will delight readers and storytellers of all ages.

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  10. African Folktales, The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library (Paperback) African Folktales, The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library (Paperback)
    African Folktales, The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library (Paperback)

    Roger Abrahams

    ₱910.00

    The deep forest and broad savannah, the campsites, kraals, and villages—from this immense area south of the Sahara Desert the distinguished American folklorist Roger D. Abrahams has selected ninety-five tales that suggest both the diversity and the interconnectedness of the people who live there. The storytellers weave imaginative myths of creation and tales of epic deeds, chilling ghost stories, and ribald tales of mischief and magic in the animal and human realms. 

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  11. Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece, The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library (Paperback) Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece, The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library (Paperback)
    Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece, The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library (Paperback)

    Gustav Schwab

    ₱1,102.00

    From fire-stealing Prometheus to scene-stealing Helen of Troy, from Jason and his golden fleece to Oedipus and his mother, this collection of classic tales from Greek mythology demonstrates the inexhaustible vitality of a timeless cultural legacy. These stories of heroes and powerful gods and goddesses are set forth simply and movingly, in language that retains the power and drama of the original works by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, and Homer.

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  12. Nordic Tales: Folktales from Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, and Denmark (Hardcover) Nordic Tales: Folktales from Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, and Denmark (Hardcover)
    Nordic Tales: Folktales from Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, and Denmark (Hardcover)

    Chronicle Books

    ₱1,372.00

    Nordic Tales is a collection of 16 traditional tales from the enchanting world of Nordic folklore.

    Translated and transcribed by folklorists in the 19th century, these stories are at once magical, hilarious, cozy, and chilling.

    Welcome to a world of mystical adventure—where trolls haunt the snowy forests, terrifying monsters roam the open sea, a young woman journeys to the end of the world, and a boy proves he knows no fear.

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  13. Tales of Japan: Traditional Stories of Monsters and Magic (Hardcover) Tales of Japan: Traditional Stories of Monsters and Magic (Hardcover)
    Tales of Japan: Traditional Stories of Monsters and Magic (Hardcover)

    Chronicle Books, Kotaro Chiba

    ₱1,372.00

    A goblin with no body and a monster with no face. A resourceful samurai and a faithful daughter. A spirit of the moon and a dragon king.

    This collection of 15 traditional Japanese folktales transports readers to a time of adventure and enchantment. Drawn from the works of folklorists Lafcadio Hearn and Yei Theodora Ozaki, these tales are by turns terrifying, exhilarating, and poetic.

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  14. Folktales from India, The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library (Paperback) Folktales from India, The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library (Paperback)
    Folktales from India, The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library (Paperback)

    A. K. Ramanujan

    ₱1,099.00

    An enchanting collection of 110 tales, translated from twenty-two different languages, that are by turns harrowing and comic, sardonic and allegorical, mysterious and romantic. Gods disguised as beggars and beasts, animals enacting Machiavellian intrigues, sagacious jesters and magical storytellers, wise counselors and foolish kings—all inhabit a fabular world, yet one that is also firmly grounded in everyday life.

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  15. Ghostly Tales: Spine-Chilling Stories of the Victorian Age (Hardcover) Ghostly Tales: Spine-Chilling Stories of the Victorian Age (Hardcover)
    Ghostly Tales: Spine-Chilling Stories of the Victorian Age (Hardcover)

    Various

    ₱1,262.00

    This collection of tales transports the reader to a time when staircases creaked in old manor houses, and a candle could be blown out by a gust of wind, or by a passing ghost. Penned by some of the greatest Victorian novelists and masters of the ghost story genre, each story is illustrated with exquisitely eerie artwork in this special gift edition featuring an embossed textured case and a ribbon marker.

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  16. Tales of East Africa: African Folklore Book for Teens and Adults, Illustrated Stories and Literature from Africa (Hardcover) Tales of East Africa: African Folklore Book for Teens and Adults, Illustrated Stories and Literature from Africa (Hardcover)
    Tales of East Africa: African Folklore Book for Teens and Adults, Illustrated Stories and Literature from Africa (Hardcover)

    Jamilla Okubo

    ₱1,262.00

    Tales of East Africa is a collection of 22 traditional tales from Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania.

    Welcome to a world of magical adventure—a place where a boy spares the life of a fearsome monster, a flock of doves brings a girl back from the dead, and a hare wreaks havoc among all the other animals.

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