Isn't it interesting that so many of the old tales we grew up hearing are told in various forms in countries around the world? Judy Sierra picked out versions of the "Three Little Pigs," "The Bremen Town Musicians," "Rumpelstiltskin," "The Frog Prince" and "Hansel and Gretel" and retold them in this wonderful collection. For Judy, who holds a PhD in Folklore, these tales help children explore the big questions they'll have about life: When I grow up, will I find the right person to marry?"or "If I grow up and go out into the world, will I be safe?" Folklore also serves as a bridge across cultures showing children how, even though people look different or eat different foods, they basically all care about the same things. Just read a few tales, and you'll see what she means. There are 15 stories from 13 countries.
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