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African folktales
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Asian folktales

The Arabian Nights /One Thousand and One Nights/

Arab folktales

Notes: This book holds some of the folktales form the Arabian Nights Entertainments. Selected and edited by Andrew Lang, these folktales are slmplified and shortened, making them more suitable for children.

Author: Anonymous
Editor: Andrew Lang
Published: 1918
Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co

The Arabian Nights
The Story of the Merchant and the Genius
The Story of the First Old Man and of the Hind
The Story of the Second Old Man, and of the Two Black Dogs
The Story of the Fisherman
The Story of the Greek King and the Physician Douban
The Story of the Husband and the Parrot
The Story of the Vizir Who Was Punished
The Story of the Young King of the Black Isles
The Story of the Three Calenders, Sons of Kings, and of Five Ladies of Bagdad
The Story of the First Calender, Son of a King
The Story of the Second Calender, Son of a King
The Story of the Envious Man and of Him Who Was Envied
The Story of the Third Calender, Son of a King
The Seven Voyages of Sindbad the Sailor
First Voyage
Second Voyage
Third Voyage
Fourth Voyage
Fifth Voyage
Sixth Voyage
Seventh and Last Voyage
The Little Hunchback
The Story of the Barber's Fifth Brother
The Story of the Barber's Sixth Brother
The Adventures of Prince Camaralzaman and the Princess Badoura
Noureddin and the Fair Persian
Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp
The Adventures of Haroun-al-Raschid, Caliph of Bagdad
The Story of the Blind Baba-Abdalla
The Story of Sidi-Nouman
The Story of Ali Colia, Merchant of Bagdad
The Enchanted Horse
The Story of Two Sisters Who Were Jealous of Their Younger Sister
Chinese folklore tales

Chinese Folk-lore Tales
Features 11 Chinese folktales

Author: Rev. J. Macgowan, D.D.
Published: 1910
Publisher: Macmillan And Co., Limited, London

1.The widow Ho - Chinese folktale

2.Kwang-Jui And The God Of The River - Chinese folktale

3.The Beautiful Daughter Of Liu-Kung - Chinese folktale

4.The Fairy Bonze - Chinese folktale

5.The Mysterious Buddhist Robe - Chinese folktale

6.The Vengence Of The Goddess - Chinese folktale

7.The Wonderful Man - Chinese folktale

8.The God Of The City - Chinese folktale

9.The Tragedy Of The Yin Family - Chinese folktale

10.Sam-Chung And The Water Demon - Chinese folktale

11.The Reward Of A Benevolent Life - Chinese folktale

Chinese folklore tales

Momotaro or Little Peachling - A Japanese folktale.

Author: Anonymous
Published: 1910
Publisher: T. Hasegawa, 17 Kami Negishi, Tokyo, Japan

1.Momotaro or Little Peachling

Chinese folklore tales

Child-Life in Japan and Japanese Child Stories - This book features seven Japanese folktales.

Author: Mrs. M. Chaplin Ayrton
Editor: William Elliot Griffis
Published: 1901
Publisher: D.C. Heath & Co., Boston, USA

1.First Month

2.The Chrysanthemum Show


4.The Filial Girl

5.The Parsley Queen

6.The Two Daughters

7.Second Sight

Australian Folktales

European folktales

The Laughing Prince - Jugoslav Folk and Fairy Tales

Jugoslav folk and fairy tales

: Contains 14 folktales of the Slavic people.

Author: Parker Fillmore
Published: 1921
Publisher: Harcourt, Brace And Company, USA

1.The Laughing Prince - The Story of the Boy Who Could Talk Nonsense

2.Beauty and the Horns - The Story of an Enchanted Maiden

3.The Pigeon's Bride - The Story of a Princess Who Kissed and Told

4.The Little Lame Fox - The Story of the Youngest Brother Who Found the Magic Grape-Vine and Married the Golden Maiden

5.The Enchanted Peafowl - The Story of the Golden Apples, the Wicked Dragon, and the Magic Horse

6.The Dragon's Strength - The Story of the Youngest Prince Who Killed the Sparrow

7.The Little Singing Frog - The Story of a Girl Whose Parents were Ashamed of Her

8.The Nightingale in the Mosque - The Story of the Sultan's Youngest Son and the Princess Flower o' the World

9.The Girl in the Chest - The Story of the Third Sister Who was Brave and Good

10.The Wonderful Hair - The Story of a Poor Man Who Dreamed of an Angel

11.The Best Wish - The Story of Three Brothers and an Angel

12.The Vilas' Spring - The Story of the Brother Who Knew that Good was Stronger than Evil

13.Lord and Master - The Story of the Man Who Understood the Language of the Animals

14.The Silver Tracks - The Story of the Poor Man Who Befriended a Beggar

Fairy Tales of the Slav Peasants and Herdsmen

Slavic fairy tales

: Contains 20 folktales of the Slavic people. Originally published in french.

Author: Alexander Chodsko
Translator: Emily J. Harding
Published: 1896
Publisher: George Allen, London

Welsh Fairy-Tales And Other Stories

Welsh folk and fairy tales

Notes: This book holds 24 Welsh folktales. The last six are not from welsh sources.

Editor: P. H. Emerson
Published: 1894
Publisher: D. Nutt, London

Celtic folk and fairy tales

Tales from the Lands of Nuts and Grapes
Spanish and Portuguese Folklore

Notes: The book contains 21 folktales from Spain and Portugal.

Author: Charles Sellers
Published: 1888
Publisher: Field & Tuer, The Leadenhall Press, E.C.
Simpkin, Marshall & Co.; Hamilton, Adams & Co., London


1.The Ingenious Student

2.The Ugly Princess

3.The Wolf-Child

4.The Magic Mirror

5.The Black Slave

6.A Legend of St. Bartholomew

7.The White Cat of Ecija

8.The Church Auctioneer and Clown of Villar

9.The Wise King of Leon

10.The Cobbler of Burgos

11.Barbara, the Grazier's Wife

12.The Watchful Servant

13.Silver Bells

14.King Robin

15.The Wicked King

16.The Palace of the Enchanted Moors

17.The Seven Pigeons

18.Lady Clare

19.Good St. James, and the Merry Barber of Compostella

20.Elvira, the Sainted Princess

21.The Enchanted Mule

Irish Fairy Tales

Irish fairy tales

: Contains 7 folktales of the Irish people.

Author: Edmond Leamy
Published: 1906
Publisher: M.A. Gill & Son. Ltd, Dublin

South American folktales

1.The Rabbit and The Coyote - Mayan folktale

2.The Rabbit Throws Out His Sandal - Mayan folktale

3.The Jaguar and the Little Skunk - Mayan folktale

4.The Disobedient Son - Mayan folktale

North American folktales
US folktales vol.1

Myths And Legends Of Our Own Land
Vol. II The isle of Manhattoes and nearby

Contains 15 US folktales

Author: Charles M. Skinner
Published: 1896
Publisher: J.P. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, London

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