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Tales of fearless girls  Cover Image Book Book

Tales of fearless girls / retold by Isabel Otter ; illustrated by Ana Sender.

Otter, Isabel, (author.). Sender, Ana, 1978- (illustrator.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 1680102567
  • ISBN: 9781680102567
  • Physical Description: 107 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: Wilton, Connecticut : Tiger Tales, 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2019 by Caterpillar Books Ltd."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
"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.
Target Audience Note:
7-12 years
AD850L Lexile
Subject: Women > Folklore > Juvenile literature.
Women heroes > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Fairy tales.

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Stone County.


  • 0 current holds with 3 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Stone County-Crane J398.208 OTT (Text) 31358000555610 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

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