Newfoundland and Labrador is blessed with more fairies, devils, old hags, phantoms, Jacky Lanterns, sea monsters, and other fabulous and frightening creatures than any other spot in Canada. Author and researcher Dale Jarvis, creator of...
- Auteur:Jarvis, DaleSommaire:
- Auteur:Grambo, Rebecca L.Sommaire:
Science, legend and personal observations blend together to tell the story of wolves and their relationships with humans.
- Auteur:Vernon, SteveSommaire:
Steve Vernon has another collection of classic, bone-chilling tales to tell. Steve takes readers from one end of New Brunswick to the other, unearthing dark tales of strange happenings along the way-from the headless ghost that haunts...
- Auteur:Harris, Joel ChandlerSommaire:
Continuation of the Uncle Remus stories. Readers should note that these stories reflect the American thinking on race relations in the opening decades of the 20th century some passages may contain offensive material to modern readers....
- Auteur:Page, P. K.Sommaire:
This story is based on a Brazilian legend about a songbird reputed to sing the most beautiful song in all the world.
All cultures have tales of the trickster – a crafty creature or being who uses cunning to get food, steal precious possessions, or simply cause mischief. He disrupts the order of things, often humiliating others and sometimes himself....
Aesop's Fables or the Aesopica are a collection of fables credited to Aesop, a slave and story-teller believed to have lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 560 BCE. The Fables of Aesop have been mostly considered, down the...
- Auteur:Walters, Eric, Todd, Sue, Down, ChristianSommaire:
This is an enhanced ebook with a read-along function. Inspired by a story told to the author while on safari in 2015, The Wild Beast describes the creation of one of Africa's most unusual animals, the wildebeest. According to oral...
- Auteur:Hamilton, VirginiaSommaire:
An anthology of traditional American Black folktales retold by the African-American woman to win a Newbery Medal and the first children's book author to be awarded a MacArthur Genius Grant.
- Auteur:Qaunaq, SakiasiSommaire:
An orphan who is left on the sea ice by a group of cruel hunters is adopted by a polar bear elder.
- Auteur:McCaughrean, GeraldineSommaire:
A collection of sixteen Greek myths, retold for children. The collection includes Jason, Theseus and Odysseus, of Icarus who flies too close to the sun, and King Midas whose magic touch turns everything to gold.
- Auteur:Pyle, HowardSommaire:
Robin Hood follows one of our favorite heroes as he embarks on various adventures and antics, recruiting the Merry Men from what appears to be every corner of Europe and pursuing his quest to "steal from the rich and give to the poor."...
- Auteur:Neyelle, JohnnySommaire:
"The Man Who Lived with a Giant presents traditional and personal stories told by Johnny Neyelle, a respected Dene storyteller and Elder from Déline, Northwest Territories. Johnny Neyelle used storytelling to teach Dene youth and...
- Auteur:Knowles, Sir JamesSommaire:
This anthology is a thorough introduction to classic literature for those who have not yet experienced these literary masterworks. From the finding of Merlin to the death of King Arthur, follow every thrilling adventure in the Arthurian...
- Auteur:Sprung, Dawn, Bullshields, CharlesSommaire:
The Legend of the Buffalo Stone is based on the history of the Blackfoot people—specifically their dependence on the buffalo and how they hunted the great animals on foot before horses were brought to North America—and is retold with...
- Auteur:Casanova, MarySommaire:
After learning to understand the language of animals, Hai Li Bu the hunter sacrifices himself to save his village.
- Auteur:Bacon, RonSommaire:
The marae needed a house, so the oldest tohunga went out to the forest and the shore to find inspiration for the carvings. A description of Maori carvings for younger children.
- Auteur:Simpson, LeanneSommaire:
- Auteur:CRANE, WalterSommaire:
The Frog Prince; Princess Belle-Etoile; Aladdin and the wonderful lamp.
- Auteur:Christopher, NeilSommaire:
"Based on the acclaimed animated film of the same name, this visually stunning graphic novel takes readers on a mysterious adventure with two brothers who are lost at sea. It begins as an average hunting trip for two young men. But...