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Treasury of Magical Tales From Around the World (National Geographic)

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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.

Meet a sailor with an ogre wife in a story from China, a young girl who outsmarts giants in a tale from Fiji, a clever rooster seeking its fortune in a tale from Morocco, a music-playing jaguar in a story from Ecuador, and princes turned to statues in a story from Italy. Donna Jo Napoli’s powerful storytelling makes these stories fresh and fun, and Christina Balit’s dazzling illustrations make this book a true treasure―a very special gift and a must-have for family bookshelves.---from the publisher

Complete your National Geographic Treasury collection with these popular titles:

  • Treasury of Greek Mythology
  • Treasury of Egyptian Mythology
  • Treasury of Norse Mythology
  • Tales from the Arabian Nights
  • Treasury of Bible Stories

 

208 pages      978-1426372483        Ages: 8-12 years

Keywords: folktales, world tales, magic, fantasy, world cultures, storytelling, animals, places, people, mythical creatures, 8 year old, 9 year old, 10 year old, 11 year old, 12 year old, diversity, diverse books, multicultural

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