The Fate of Fausto

The Fate of FaustoThere was once a man who believed he owned everything and set out to survey what was his You are mine, Fausto said to the flower, the sheep and the mountain, and they bowed before him But they were not enough for Fausto, so he conquered a boat and set out to sea Working for the first time in

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Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant of Surprise

Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant of SurpriseSurprise The little red chicken is back and as endearingly silly as ever in David Ezra Stein s follow up to the Caldecott Honor winning Interrupting Chicken It s homework time for the little red chicken, who has just learned about something every good story should have an elephant of

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La Princesa and the Pea

La Princesa and the PeaThe Princess and the Pea gets a fresh twist in this charming bilingual retelling.El principe knows this girl is the one for him, but, as usual, his mother doesn t agree The queen has a secret test in mind to see if this girl is really a princesa But the prince might just have a sneaky plan, too.

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A Pocketful of Crows

A Pocketful of CrowsI am as brown as brown can be, And my eyes as black as sloe I am as brisk as brisk can be, And wild as forest doe The Child Ballads, 295 So begins a beautiful tale of love, loss and revenge Following the seasons, A Pocketful of Crows balances youth and age, wisdom and passion and draws on

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Hiawatha and the Peacemaker

Hiawatha and the PeacemakerBorn of Mohawk and Cayuga descent, musical icon Robbie Robertson learned the story of Hiawatha and his spiritual guide, the Peacemaker, as part of the Iroquois oral tradition Now he shares the same gift of storytelling with a new generation Hiawatha was a strong and articulate Mohawk who was

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The Nian Monster

The Nian MonsterTong tong The legendary Nian monster has returned at Chinese New Year With horns, scales, and wide, wicked jaws, Nian is intent on devouring Shanghai, starting with Xingling The old tricks to keep him away don t work on Nian any, but Xingling is clever Will her quick thinking be enough to

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Noodlehead Nightmares

Noodlehead NightmaresAn easy to read graphic novel about two very funny brothers, from the guy behind Fly Guy and his storyteller friends Mac and Mac, who love pie and hate making their beds, are hollow headed See in here Nothing Zippo Nada Mac explains That s why they re so easy to fool and their clever

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Good Night, Baddies

Good Night, BaddiesGet to know the softer side of your favorite fairy tale baddies as they return home from a full day of scheming to enjoy a yummy dinner together and help one another get ready for bed.Wolves, today was not so good You didn t catch Red Riding Hood You huffed and puffed without success But brush

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Noodleheads See the Future

Noodleheads See the FutureTedd Arnold, the guy who does Fly Guy, and renowned storytellers, Martha Hamilton and Mitch Weiss, have done it again the wacky Noodlehead brothers, who first appeared in Noodlehead Nightmares, are back for a second adventure that brings folktale tomfoolery into the 21st century Although Mac and

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