Treasury of magical tales from around the world

Donna Jo Napoli, 1948-

Book - 2021

"A flower-spouting princess, gobbling prince, emerald-winged fairy, foolish giants, fearsome ogres, and talking frog and fish are just a few of the captivating characters found in this anthology of beloved stories from 29 places around the world, from the Arctic to Africa to Asia to Australia to Europe to the Americas"--

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Children's Room New Shelf j398.2/Napoli (NEW SHELF) Due Dec 15, 2021
Fairy tales
Folk tales
Juvenile works
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic [2021]
Physical Description
208 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 31 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 204-205) and index.
Main Author
Donna Jo Napoli, 1948- (author)
Other Authors
Christina Balit (illustrator)
  • The speaking bird (Italy)
  • Dick Whittington's cat (England)
  • The poor boy and the golden lamb (Hungary)
  • Half-a-rooster (Berber, Morocco)
  • The frog who tried too hard (Angola)
  • The old woman (Jindwi, Zimbabwe)
  • The woodcutter (Palestine)
  • The girl with seven brothers (Kurdish, Western Asia)
  • Three magic gifts (Turkey)
  • The gobbler (Jewish diaspora)
  • The gold fish (Russia)
  • The girl and the moon spirit (Chukchi, Russian Arctic)
  • The gentleman and the tiger (Korea)
  • Bunbuku the teakettle (Japan)
  • The island of the ogres (China)
  • The four fairies (India)
  • The frog in the rice paddy (Sri Lanka)
  • Princess Golden Flower (Thailand)
  • The buffalo boy and the banyan tree (Vietnam)
  • The orphan boy who became king (Indonesia)
  • The bunyip (Australia)
  • Kumaku and the giants (Fiji)
  • The Mundopuma (Ecuador)
  • The golden jars (Brazil)
  • Delgadina and the snake (Chile)
  • Red cascades (Mexico)
  • Afraid of nothing (Brule Sioux, North America)
  • Eyeball tricks (Cheyenne, North America)
  • The woman and her bear child (Inuit, Arctic).