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'There's nowt so queer as folk!'
A saying from the North of England from where the author hails...
The truth of this saying is seen these five fascinating stories that trace these idiosyncracies ... More > and enhance them with a good sprinkle of humour and precise observation.
If you see yourself in this book have a good laugh, know you are human and forgive the author!< Less
Folk Tales from Albania
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Albanian folklore has its own style and tradition. Though orally transmitted for ages, the folklore is still very much alive in the Albanian society. With the passage of time, collectors endeavoured... More > hard and gathered the folklores from the different parts of Albania and brought their collected versions. In this book, we have included some of the most popular Albanian folk tales which are an inevitable part of almost every Albanian house and family. Right from the very young age, children are told these folk tales by their elders and the tradition continues. This book is going to inform, educated, and entertain the readers of all age groups.< Less
Tale of Folk and Fairies
TALES OF FOLK AND FAIRIES WRITTEN AND ILLUSTRATED
BY KATHARINE PYLE. Published by LITTLE, BROWN, AND COMPANY in 1929. This scarce antiquarian book. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such... More > as blurred pictures. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature.< Less
Folk Tales from Malaysia
The elders in Malaysia are trying to revive the ancient folk tales which have always been an inevitable part of their culture and society. Orally transmitted folk tales leave very deep impact on the... More > tender minds of their children because every story has one or the other kind of moral lesson in it.
In this book I have included some of the most popular folk tales from Malaysia, and I am sure that they will inform, entertain, and educate the readers from different parts of the world.< Less
Folk Tales from Armenia
Every country has her proud possession of traditional folk tales; likewise,
Armenia has her unique tradition of storytelling. Armenian folk tales have
been bequeathed to posterity to passing... More > generations for thousands of
years. The country shares many of these cultural tales with neighbouring
In this book some of the most popular of the Armenian folk tales have been
Hawaiian Folk Tales (Illustrated)
Thomas G. Thrum has compiled a collection of native folk tales in Hawaiian Folk Tales A Collection of Native Legends. The legends originally appeared in "The Hawaiian Annual." The Table of... More > contents includes Legends Resembling Old Testament History, Exploits of Maui, Pele and the Deluge, Pele and Kahawali,< Less
Folk Tales from Iraq
Iraq has a very rich cultural heritage. Iraqi folklore can be considered as the mother of the Asian folklores, for the tales of Bagdad have been entertaining and amazing the people from all over the... More > world for centuries.
The folk tales from Iraq are about the adventures of traders, kings and queen, mysterious events and animals, remote lands and people.
In this book some of the best Iraqi folk tales are presented. This thick volume will keep you amused and absorbed for hours at end.< Less
Folk Tales from Morocco
Morocco has a very ancient oral tradition of folklore. The culture is so rich that every individual in Morocco has something to offer to the visitors. There are so many ancient tales to tell and so... More > many cultural events to show.
Morocco has a great influence of the Islamic culture and the Arabian folk tales are heard in plenty in Moroccon houses. In this book we have included some of the most popular of the folk tales from Morocco. These tales are sure to entertain and educate the prospective readers.< Less
Folk Tales from Bulgaria
The Bulgarian Folk tales are curiously strange but very beautiful. These tales have been going on in the Bulgarian society for hundreds of years.
The peasants used to tell these tales to the... More > gatherings in the evenings, and the tradition has continued till this day. The variety of subjects in their folk tales suggests their nomadic ancestors used to collect these tales from various parts of the western world.
At some places in Bulgaria, these folk tales are lengthened and performed with the help of actors on stage. They have very devotedly preserved these tales up to this day.
I am sure that these tales will entertain and educate the readers.< Less