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Iqaluit And Toronto: Inhabit Media, 2007 Amazing Bilingual English And Inuktitut Book Describing Inuit Folk Characters With Drawings By Mike Austin. From The Series: Strange Creatures And Fantastic Beings From Inuit Myths And Legends, Volume I: The Mother Of The Sea Beasts And The Giants Of The North. Title, Kappianaqtut, Or 'That Which Is Frightening' Is A… Read more
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The Two Foolish Cats

by Yoshiko Uchida

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Published
1987
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780689503979
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CA$19.29

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New York And Toronto: Margaret K. McElderry, 1987 Margaret Mcelderry Books, Macmillan Canada 1987, First Edition, Second Printing, In Very Good Plus Condition. Unclipped Dust Jacket Showing Original Price Has Slight Fold At Upper Edge. Pale Aqua Boards Showing Light Sunning At Bottom Edge. A Very Nice Copy By Yoshiko Uchida, Illustrated By Margot Zemach.
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Alexander Pushkin Tales

by Pushkin, Alexander

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Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9785050000521
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CA$27.01

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Moscow: RADUGA PUBLISHERS, 1985 Very Good Copy Of This Pushkin Collection, Illustrated By Artist Vladimir Konashevich. No Writing Or Marks, Slight Rub To Boards And Some Minor Wrinkling Of The Laminate. Glossy Boards Quarto.
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The Five Fingered Family

by Shakta Kaur Khalsa

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Published
2000
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780966017298
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CA$30.87

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U.S.A.: Brookfield Reader, 2000 Very Good First Edition, Inscribed By The Author. No Dust Jacket If Issued. Also First Instance In Which I Have Encountered A Punjabi Troll! ;-) Shakta Kaur Khalsa Who Was Born In Minneapolis Is Apparently One Of The Best Yoga Teachers In The World. Inscribed By Author(S).
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Roimata's Cloak

by Esther Tamehana

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Published
1995
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780908975112
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CA$27.01

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Huia, 1995 This Small Quarto Paperback Tells A Maori Legend And Is Set In Urewera New Zealand And Illustrated By James Molnar. The Illustrations Are Very Beautiful, As Is The Story, Which Centers Around A Young Girls Feather Cloak Or Kakahu. It Was Published In 1995 And Seems To Be Quite Scarce And In Demand. If You Look For It… Read more
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Angels, Prophets, Rabbis & Kings from the Stories of the Jewish People (World Mythology Series)

by Patterson, Jose

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Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780872269125
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CA$18.52

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U.S.A.: Bedrick, 1991 1991 Peter Bedrick Books First U.S., First Printing. This Is A Mixture Of Folk Lore And An Explanation Of The Jewish Tradition, Illustrated In Color And Black And White By Claire Bushe. No Writing Or Marks, Book Is Very Good, Jacket Is Chipped At Lower Back And Has Some Rubbing To Corners.
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Oromo Folk-Tales: For a New Generation

by Rikitu, Mengesha/ Marshall, G

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Published
1992
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780951951804
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CA$15.43

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London, U.K.: London, 1992 Presume This Is A Reissue Of Folk-Tales. This Edition Was Published In 1992. Although The Folk-Tales Are In English, There Are Proverbs In Oromo And There Is An English-Oromo Glossary Included. Fairly Scholarly Presentation With A Political Slant. Very Good, Clean. The Half Title Page Has Had The Top Inch Removed, Presumably To Remove A Former… Read more
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Ti Jean Et Le Gros Roi

by Wilson, Serge (Adapted By)

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Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780777344095
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CA$23.15

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Montreal P Q Canada: Editions Heritage Inc., 1977 This Is An Interesting Piece Of Folklore. If You Type His Name Into That Well Known Search Engine, And Then Check Out The Details In Wikipedia, Ti-Jean Is Described As A Folkloristic Character From La Reunion, In The Indian Ocean, But If You Persevere,You Will Find Some Canadian National Film Board Sites… Read more
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The Goblins of Labyrinth (Owl Books)

by Terry Jones

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Sparkle Books
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780030073182
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CA$29.32

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U.S.A.: Henry Holt & Co, 1986 Very Good Minus, First Printing, Henry Holt Movie Tie-In With Turned Up Lower Front Cover Corner And Former Owner Name On Half Title Page. Sunning To Spine But Very Clean, Very Nice Interior.
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Tales From The Arabian Nights

by Smola, Dr. Hedwig (Editor)

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Published
1964
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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New York: Duell, Sloan And Pearce, 1964 As The Artist, Janusz Grabianski Is The Star Of This Collection Of Fairy Tales Published By Duel Sloan And Pearce New York 1964, Translation By Charlotte Dixon From The Original Published In Vienna. Copiously Illustrated In Colour And In Brown And White. The Red Book Is In Near Fine Condition In A Clipped… Read more
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Claymore And Kilt: Tales Of Scottish Kings And Castles

by Leodhas, Sorche Nic

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Sparkle Books
Published
1967
Condition
VGood-
Edition
1st Edition
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New York: Holt, Rinehart Winston, 1967 This Is An Ex School Library Book In Nice Condition Save Some Tape Stains. Date Due/Card Pocket Traces On Rear Inner Endpaper And One Stamp On Title Page Else Very Good. Dust Jacket Is Laminated And Clipped With Spine Label. Very Nice 1960'S Nouveau Art Nouveau Illustrations By Leo & Diane Dillon.
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The Story Of Little Muk

by Hauff, Wilhelm

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Published
1968
Condition
Good
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CA$13.89

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London: Hamlyn, 1968 Paul Hamlyn Ltd, London 1968. No Dust Jacket This Book Is Grubby But Acceptable On The Outside And Quite Well Preserved On The Inside. Although The Pages Are Starting To Tone A Bit, The Beautiful Illustrations And Colours Of Vladimir Machaj Retain Their Brilliance. I Have Long Been An Admirer Of Hamlyn's Children's Books, Which Were Generally… Read more
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Fairy Tales 2: Let's Read It In English!/ Ukrainian!

by Traditional

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Published
2008
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9789662163353
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CA$27.01

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Kiev: Tob, 2008 Bilingual English Ukrainian Fairy Tales, Near New Condition: The Roguish Goat, The Cat And The Cock And The Fox And The Wolf.
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Little Red Cap (PBS Little Books Series)

by Brothers Grimm, The

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Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781856180078
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U.K.: Neugebauer Press, 1990 A Version Of Little Red Riding Hood Illustrated By The Talented Austrian Artist, Lisbeth Zwerger. Small 16Mo Format With Glossy Boards. No Dust Jacket If Issued. Very Good With Slight Rub To Lower Spine. Former Owner Surname On Inside Cover.
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Swan Lake: Story of Prince Siegfried and the Swan Queen (Curtain-raiser Books)

by Bednar, Kamil

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Sparkle Books
Published
1968
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780460059022
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CA$34.73

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U.K.: J.M Dent & Sons Ltd., 1968 This Is The 1968 Dent Curtain-Raiser First Uk Edition Simultaneously Released In The U.S. By Franklin Watts And Designed And Produced In Czechoslovakia By Artia Of Prague. Czech Text By Kamil Benar And English Translation By Jean Layton, With Beautiful Illustrations By Czech Artist, Ludmilla Jirincova. Very Good + White Linen Boards With… Read more
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Fairy Tales of Frank Stockton (Signet classics)

by Stockton, Frank; Zipes, Jack (Ed)

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Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780451524799
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CA$92.60

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U.S.A.: Signet Classics, 1990 Frank Stockton (1834-1902) Is Acknowledged As The First American Fairy Tale Writer And Was Said To Have A Strong Influence On L. Frank Baum (Wizard Of Oz). Cover Art Of This Signet Classic Paperback Is By Maurice Sendak. Stated First Printing With Full Number Line. Edited By Professor Jack Zipes With An Afterward And Bibliography By… Read more
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Mon premier livre de contes: du Québec

by De Vailly, Corinne

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Published
2010
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9782896385423
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CA$20.06

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Montreal Quebec Canada: Goélette, 2010 A Fun Collection Of Quebec Folk Tales With Many Onomatopoeic Utterances (These Are In Red) Such As Cric! Crac! Croc! And Zzinzinzin! Many Lively Illustrations By Benoit Laverdiere And Stories Of Lutins And The Loup-Garou!! French Language. Soft Cover With French Flaps. Very Good Plus Condition, No Writing Or Marks.
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The Nightingale

by Andersen, Hans Christian

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Sparkle Books
Published
1971
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780600365310
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CA$46.30

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London: Hamlyn, 1971 This Is A Very Lovely Book. It Is A Retelling Of A Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tale With Illustrations By Jiri Behounek, A Female Czech Artist Born In 1952. It Is Undated. The 1971 Copyright Is Held By Artia Of Prague Which Was The State Art Publishing House At That Time And The Publisher Is Hamlyn. This… Read more
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Roi boit Le

by Barbeau, Maurius

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Sparkle Books
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780660902807
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Ottawa: Musée canadien de l'histoire, 1987 This Book Represents The Third Part Of A Comprehensive Collection Of Quebec Folk Songs Prepared By Marius Barbeau And Published Posthumously By Lucien Ouellet, Canadian Museum Of Civilization, 1987. Barbeau Was One Of Canada's First Anthropologists And Much Of His Work Centers On Folklore Of Quebec. The Large Book (620 Pages) Includes 220 Songs… Read more
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The Mermaid's Muse: The Legend of the Dragon Boats (Chinese Legends Trilogy)

by Bouchard, David

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Sparkle Books
Published
2000
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9781551922485
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CA$26.99

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Vancouver, B.C.: Raincoast Books, 2000 Near Fine First Printing Signed By The Author. Large Twelve Inch Quarto In Very Good Dust Jacket, Unclipped With Some Edge Wear To Top Front Edge. This Is Part Three Of The Chinese Legends Trilogy. David Bouchard Usually Works With First Nations Material. He Is Branching Out Here.
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