Monday, November 28, 2016

Berries Sweet and Sour


This is a folktale from China. I adapted this version from More Ready-to-Tell Tales from Around the World by David Holt and Bill Mooney. This story was contributed by Linda Fang.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Condor and Frog: A Peruvian Folktale


This is a folktale from Peru. This version is based on a retelling by Elaine L. Lindy, Stories to Grow By.  It can also be found in  Latin American Tales by Genevieve Barlow (Rand, McNally & Company: Chicago, 1966) pp. 57-61 as "Little Frog of the Stream."

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Why Moon Has One Eye: A Puebla Folktale

                                                                                                                                                       This is a Puebla tale fromThe Girl Who Helped Thunder and Other Native American Folktales by Joseph Bruchac (New York: Sterling, 2008).

Monday, July 20, 2015

The Very Hungry Wolf


This is my retelling of a folktale retold by Janice DelNegro in her book Folktales Aloud: Practical Advice for Playful Storytelling (ALA Editions: 2014).

Bundar the Monkey: A Foktale from Nepal


This is a folktale from Nepal. I found it at: http://folk-tales-from-nepal.blogspot.com/