Tales of fearless girls / retold by Isabel Otter ; illustrated by Ana Sender.
- ISBN: 1680102567
- ISBN: 9781680102567
- Physical Description: 107 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 27 cm
- Publisher: Wilton, Connecticut : Tiger Tales, 2021.
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2019 by Caterpillar Books Ltd."
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Story map -- Introduction -- Aurora and the giants -- The black bull -- The magic boxes -- Spirits of the dead -- The wandering harpist -- The songs of Liu -- Sacred waterfall -- The tiger and the jackal -- The company of elves -- Maru-me and the wrestler -- Goddess of the sun -- Bella and the bear -- The snake king -- The fairy hill -- The coconut shell -- A basket of pears -- The shining dragons -- Woodland dancers -- Well at the world's end -- The winged monster -- Background to the stories -- Talking points -- Index.
"Throughout history, stories were passed down through the oral tradition. And often, the female characters in these stories were viewed as weak, vain, jealous, or just plain boring! This enchanting anthology of 20 forgotten fairy tales features stories of strong girls from different cultures around the world. Every tale features a female heroine who approaches life with humor, wit, cunning, and bravery. The collection includes stories from countries such as Mexico, Scotland, Siberia, Iran, Japan, China, Nigeria, Spain, Italy, Germany, India, and more. Includes a story map, background information on the stories, talking points, and an index."--Provided by publisher.
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