Sweet Baby Jesus in booty shorts Thank you, Dakota Cassidy. I'd read the damn phone book if you wrote it New York Times bestselling author, Robyn Peterman. Dakota Cassidy, USA Today bestselling author of The Accidental Dragon, brings you a laugh-out-loud romantic comedy Accidentally Aphrodite, Boo..
Kindness and character triumph over appearances in this age-old tale about the value of inner beauty and the power of love. Beauty and the Beast continues to entertain generations of readers and influence popular culture, inspiring an endless series of storybook interpretations as well as numerous a..
A National Book Award winner, this bawdy, comic trio of novellas finds John Barth injecting his signature wit into three tales many times told: that of Scheherazade, storyteller of the Thousand and One Nights; of Perseus, slayer of Medusa; and of Bellerophon, rider of Pegasus and slayer of the Chime..
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 enthralling stories of the Irish peasantry. They have be..
Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales are known for appealing characters who overcome adversity, making the stories accessible to readers of all ages. From ``Thumbelina`` and ``The Princess and the Pea`` to ``The Little Mermaid`` and ``The Traveling Companion,`` these 18 tales are not only entertain..
Legends of the Northern Paiute shares and preserves twenty-one original and previously unpublished Northern Paiute legends, as told by Wilson Wewa, a spiritual leader and oral historian of the Warm Springs Paiute. These legends were originally told around the fires of Paiute camps and villages durin..
Sometimes things come to people out of the blue and seemingly for a reason. The Anishinaabe word for this is "nigika." The stories contained in this collection reached Howard Webkamigad nearly eighty years after they were recorded, after first being kept in their original copper wire format by the A..
The classic fantasy that influenced C. S. Lewis and Tolkien, considered one of George MacDonald s most important works, is the story of the young man, Anodos, and his adventures in fairyland which ultimately reveal the human condition. I write, not for children, wrote George MacDonald, but for the c..
A gripping reflection of life on the border between the United States and Mexico, this novel combines contemporary sensibilities with pre-Colombian myth as it relates the story of Makina, a young, temperamental, and free-spirited girl searching for her missing brother. Throughout her journey, Makina..
On the shrouded corpse hung a tablet of green topaz with the inscription: 'I am Shaddad the Great. I conquered a thousand cities; a thousand white elephants were collected for me; I lived for a thousand years and my kingdom covered both east and west, but when death came to me nothing of all that I ..
A giant of American humor makes his Penguin Classics debut with ``probably the best book in the world`` (Neil Gaiman, from the Introduction), in a stunning Deluxe Edition featuring the original, full-color illustrations The hands of all thirteen clocks stand still in the gloomy castle on a lonely hi..
This collection of Icelandic fairy tales and legends comes from the days of the Vikings. These stories of trolls, magic, Hidden People, and creatures from the sea were passed down from generation to generation, told on cold winter nights in front of the fire before being written down a hundred years..
A beautifully illustrated collection of interconnected folk tales by internationally bestselling author Jackie Morris, set in a world of music, curious animals, and towers that reach the stars. The tales are illustrated with a series of musically-themed illustrations, originally created for UK chari..
The Dark Ages was a time of great turmoil and the collision of empires. As the young Frank kingdom prepares for war, Roland, heir to the Breton March, has been relegated to guard duty until a foreign emissary entrusts him with vital word of a new threat to the kingdom. Now, Roland embarks on a journ..
Great American humorist James Thurber's beloved, madcap, and eerily timely fairy tale about an island society robbed of the wonders of the letter O--in a stunning Deluxe Edition featuring flaps, deckle-edged paper, and the original, full-color illustrations Littlejack has a map that indicates the e..
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. Digging through the ground day in and day out, Worm dreams of a bette..
``Pray God our aim is true and each arrow finds its mark.``King Raven has brought hope to the oppressed people of Wales--and fear to their Norman overlords. Deceived by the self-serving King William and hunted by the treacherous Abbot Hugo and Sheriff de Glanville, Rhi Bran is forced again to take m..
The famous Russian fairy tale about a brave girl sent by her jealous stepsisters to fetch fire from frightful witch Baba Yaga was recorded by the renowned folklorist Alexander Nikolayevich Afanasyev (1826-1871), who collected and published more than 600 Russian folk tales in the middle 19th century...
Falling asleep was easy. Staying awake is harder. Finally woken from her century-long slumber, and now betrothed to her beloved prince, Princess Aurora Claire's life is falling happily into place, until the day she learns her sleeping curse is still haunting the castle. One by one her friends and fa..
The story of Atlas and Heracles Atlas knows how it feels to carry the weight of the world; but why, he asks himself, does it have to be carried at all? In Weight -- visionary and inventive, yet completely believable and relevant to the questions we ask ourselves every day -- Winterson's skill in tur..
Zach is a boy who only thinks about getting new toys. Until a special visit from his friend the Elf helps him find his better self. Zach is challenged when his obsession with getting something new keeps him from enjoying and appreciating what he has already. This fun story takes you on Zach's joyful..