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The Water Margin: Outlaws of the Marsh: The Classic Chinese Novel (Tuttle Classics)
The Water Margin: Outlaws of the Marsh: The Classic Chinese Novel (Tuttle Classics)
By Tuttle Publishing
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ean: 9780804840958, isbn: 0804840954,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
Based upon the historical bandit Song Jiang and his companions, this Chinese equivalent of the English classic Robin Hood and His Merry Men is an epic tale of rebellion against tyranny and has been thrilling and inspiring readers for hundreds of year...


Polish Customs, Traditions, and Folklore
Polish Customs, Traditions, and Folklore
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Polish Customs, Traditions, & Folklore is organized by months beginning with December and Advent, St. Nicholas Day, the Wigilia (Christmas Eve) nativity plays, caroling and then New Year celebrations. It proceeds from the Shrovetide period to Ash Wed...


Shadow and Evil in Fairy Tales (C. G. Jung Foundation Books Series)
Shadow and Evil in Fairy Tales (C. G. Jung Foundation Books Series)
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Fairy tales seem to be innocent stories, yet they contain profound lessons for those who would dive deep into their waters of meaning. In this book, Marie-Louise von Franz uncovers some of the important lessons concealed in tales from around the worl...


The Worm and the Bird
The Worm and the Bird
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From the award-winning illustrator and author of The Fox and the Star, Coralie Bickford-Smith, a beautifully illustrated tale about a Worm, a Bird, and the importance of being present and appreciating what you have, where you are.Winner of Communicat...


Favorite African Folktales
Favorite African Folktales
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Favorite African Folktales is a cause for celebration, landmark work that gathers in one volume many of Africa's most cherished folktales. Mandela, a Nobel Laureate for Peace, has selected these thirty-two tales with the specific hope that Africa's o...


Celtic Mythology: Tales of Gods, Goddesses, and Heroes
Celtic Mythology: Tales of Gods, Goddesses, and Heroes
By Oxford University Press USA
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Most people have heard of the Celts--the elusive, ancient tribal people who resided in present-day England, Ireland, Scotland and France. Paradoxically characterized as both barbaric and innocent, the Celts appeal to the modern world as a symbol of a...


Red Queen (The Chronicles of Alice)
Red Queen (The Chronicles of Alice)
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ean: 9780425266809, isbn: 042526680X,

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The author of Alice takes readers back down the rabbit hole to a dark, twisted, and fascinating world based on the works of Lewis Carroll...   The land outside of the Old City was supposed to be green, lush, hopeful. A place where Alice could finall...


Keepers of the Animals: Native American Stories and Wildlife Activities for Children (Keepers of the Earth)
Keepers of the Animals: Native American Stories and Wildlife Activities for Children (Keepers of the Earth)
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These traditional Native American stories along with related activities show parents and teachers how to teach children the importance of wildlife in Native American traditions. As the stories unfold and the activities come to life, the importance of...


Further Up & Further In: Understanding Narnia
Further Up & Further In: Understanding Narnia
By TAN Books
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Further Up & Further In: Understanding Narnia by acclaimed Catholic author Joseph Pearce invites readers to return with the eyes of an adult to C.S. Lewis’ magical land entered through that most important wardrobe in literary history. Beloved by ge...


The Kebra Nagast: The Lost Bible of Rastafarian Wisdom and Faith from Ethiopia and Jamaica
The Kebra Nagast: The Lost Bible of Rastafarian Wisdom and Faith from Ethiopia and Jamaica
By St Martin s Press
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mpn: Illustrations, 1 geneal. table, ean: 9780312167936, isbn: 0312167938,

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Fairy & Folk Tales of Ireland: Slip-cased Edition
Fairy & Folk Tales of Ireland: Slip-cased Edition
By Sirius
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The leprechaun is one of the iconic symbols of Ireland. But for all the fantastical creature's popularity, the folk tales fromwhich he emerged are largely unknown. In this anthology the masterful poet W. B. Yeats has collected and collated the enthra...


Classical Gods and Heroes
Classical Gods and Heroes
By Harper Perennial
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All the wonder, terror and delight of Greek mythology springs forth from the pages of this unique and much-needed anthology. Rhonda Hendricks has not only selected from the works of the ancient authors the best -- and often earliest -- versions of th...


What Should Be Wild: A Novel
What Should Be Wild: A Novel
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ean: 9780062684134, isbn: 0062684132,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
“Delightful and darkly magical. Julia Fine has written a beautiful modern myth, a coming-of-age story for a girl with a worrisome power over life and death. I loved it.”  —Audrey Niffenegger, author of The Time Traveler’s Wife and Her Fearfu...


The Changeling
The Changeling
By Tin House Books
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With a new introduction by Karen Russell, the 40th anniversary edition of The Changeling is a visionary fairy tale and a work of mythic genius by one of our best writers.Forty years later, The Changeling is no less haunting and no less visionary than...


The Juniper Tree (New York Review Books Classics)
The Juniper Tree (New York Review Books Classics)
By NYRB Classics
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ean: 9781681371313, isbn: 1681371316,

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Bella Winter has hit a low. Homeless and jobless, she is the mother of a toddler by a man whose name she didn’t quite catch, and her once pretty face is disfigured by the scar she acquired in a car accident. Friendless and without family, she...


The Fox and the Star
The Fox and the Star
By Penguin Group Usa
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780143108672, isbn: 9780143108672,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
From the award-winning designer of the iconic Penguin Hardcover Classics comes a beautifully illustrated fable about loss, friendship, and courage The Fox and the Star is the story of a friendship between a lonely Fox and the Star who guides him thro...


Hamlet's Mill: An Essay Investigating  the Origins of Human Knowledge And Its Transmission Through Myth
Hamlet's Mill: An Essay Investigating the Origins of Human Knowledge And Its Transmission Through Myth
By Brand: David R Godine
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In this classic work of scientific and philosophical inquiry, the authors track world myths to a common origin in early man's descriptions of cosmological activity, arguing that these remnants of ancient astronomy, suppressed by the Greeks and Romans...


Oath of the Vayuputras (The Shiva Trilogy)
Oath of the Vayuputras (The Shiva Trilogy)
By Jo Fletcher Books
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ean: 9781681445021, isbn: 1681445026,

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Today, Shiva is a god. But four thousand years ago, he was just a man - until he brought his people to Meluha, a near-perfect empire founded by the great king Lord Ram. There he discovered he was the Neelkanth, a barbarian long prophesied to be Meluh...


A Secret History of Witches
A Secret History of Witches
By Redhook
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ean: 9780316508582, isbn: 0316508586,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
Discover a magical historical saga of mothers, daughters, and the power of witchcraft - perfect for fans of Alice Hoffman. Brittany, 1821. After Grand-mère Ursule gives her life to save her family, their magic seems to die with her. Even so, the Orc...


The Eighth Arrow: Odysseus in the Underworld, a Novel
The Eighth Arrow: Odysseus in the Underworld, a Novel
By Ignatius Press
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ean: 9781621642206, isbn: 9781621642206,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
Condemned to burn in the eighth circle of Dante’s Hell, Odysseus, legendary thief and liar of Homer’s Odyssey and Iliad, decides he is going to break out. His adventure begins with a prayer to Athena Parthenos, who appears to him bearing gifts: h...



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