A one volume collection of 160 tales from over 40 cultures and traditions, containing both classics and lesser known tales.
About Jane Yolen
JANE YOLEN has written 300 books for children, including Owl Moon, winner of the 1988 Caldecott Medal; the bestselling How Do Dinosaurs . . . ? series; and our own Hush, Little Horsie. Her work has been recognized with two Christopher Medals, the Golden Kite Award, the Jewish Book Award, and many others for her distinctive middle and YA fantasy fiction. When she is not writing—is she ever not writing?—Jane composes songs, performs as a professional storyteller, and enjoys being a grandma.
JIM LAMARCHE has illustrated over 20 children's books, some of which he has also written. His work has been awarded the Parents magazine Best Book of the Year; the Irma S. and James H. Black Award for Excellence in Picture Books; and the ABA Pick of the List. He lives in central California with his wife and children.
“Most of the great human themes, from story telling itself through love, wisdom, and death are covered in this dazzling collection of tales . . . A delight for all readers.” —Library Journal
“A splendid folklore series” —The Washington Post
Favorite Folktales from Around the World by Jane Yolen