Book List in Order:10 titles

  • A Russian tsar tells each of his three sons to shoot an arrow and marry the woman he finds where the arrow lands. Imagine the feelings of the youngest son when he discovers a large frog holding his arrow in her mouth. He marries the frog, only to dis...


  • The walls of Eastern Europe have recently crumbled to reveal fascinating hidden cultures. To reflect this more open perspective, here is a collection of little-known folk tales from Poland, Slovakia, Russia, Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia and Romania. The...



  • Lean, lively Monkey causes havoc in the village. Fat, friendly Panda spends her days quietly munching bamboo. Who is more lovable? The Chinese villagers cannot decide, and call in a wise old monk to help them choose. Antonia Barber's "The Ghosts" was...


  • There once was a cat named Catkin who was so small he could sit on the palm of a child's hand. He was given to a farmer and his wife to keep watch over their baby girl, by a wise woman who had seen danger in the child's future. And when the merry, he...










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    Mowzer, a cat, and her master, an old fisherman named Tom, set out on a perilous voyage to save the little fishing village of Mousehole from the ravages of the Great Storm-Cat and from the starvation that threatens the town...