Category: Fantasy Fairy Tales

Grandma's Santo on Its Head / El santo patas arriba de mi by Nasario García

By Nasario García

“Children and adults alike will take pleasure in Nasario’s extraordinary telling of the occasions that have been a part of his becoming up. As I learn the tales I heard Nasario’s voice and that i may perhaps see in actual fact the folks and areas he describes. i used to be reminded that the tales our grandparents instructed not just entertained us, they taught us worthy lessons.

“The magic of storytelling remains to be with us. At domestic or within the lecture room, tales resembling those will spark the mind's eye and inspire reading.”—Rudolfo Anaya, writer of Bless Me, Ultima

The well known cuentos that folks and grandparents in rural New Mexico as soon as upon a time instructed their young ones are a wealthy resource of the folklore of the area and provide pleasurable leisure. during this number of bilingual tales concerning the Río Puerco Valley, the place Nasario García grew up, he stocks the traditions, myths, and tales of his native land. He recounts tales of the evil eye and chicken racing, the Wailing lady and the punishing of the santos. previous each one story is García’s short clarification of the historical past and tradition at the back of the story.


Nasario García is the writer of many books of reports, poems, and folklore from New Mexico. you could study extra approximately García’s paintings by way of traveling his site,

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Fábulas y Leyendas de la India (Spanish Edition) by Joseph Jacobs,John D. Batten

By Joseph Jacobs,John D. Batten

A pesar de las diferencias culturales y en las costumbres entre Oriente y Occidente, l. a. esencia de los cuentos populares es los angeles misma en todo el mundo, como demostró el folclorista Joseph Jacobs con esta recopilación de veintiocho relatos tradicionales de los angeles India, que incluyen algunas de las leyendas más antiguas conocidas.

El león y los angeles grulla, El violín mágico, los angeles serpiente de oro, El asno con piel de león y el resto de fábulas son una deliciosa lectura para todos aquellos que están cansados de los clásicos de siempre y busquen algo unique y diferente. Estas y muchas otras leyendas de magia, amor y traición, valor y orgullo se reúnen en este volumen que inicia una nueva trilogía a l. a. que hemos denominado Fábulas y Leyendas de Oriente.

El libro incluye, además, las bellísimas ilustraciones que realizó John D. Batten para l. a. edición unique de 1912.

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Le Folklore de France - La Faune (French Edition) by Sébillot Paul

By Sébillot Paul

los angeles fascination pour l'animal, qu'il soit sauvage ou domestique, encourage contes et légendes, superstitions et rites. Les récits populaires foisonnent de femmes accouchant de chiens, de sabbats de chats, de meneurs de taupes ou de rats, et de lutins farceurs visitant los angeles nuit les étables. Que furent les crapauds justiciers, le serpent du sorcier ? Qui sait encore lire l'augure connecté au vol, au chant de l'oiseau, toujours présent dans nos chansons d'enfants ?

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Opern auf Bayrisch - 1. Akt (German Edition) by Paul Schallweg

By Paul Schallweg

Mozart, Verdi und Wagner einmal anders! Paul Schallweg hat den Inhalt bekannter und beliebter Opern in originelle Mundartverse gegossen und eine höchst vergnügliche Lektüre geschaffen. In diesem Sammelband sind nun endlich seine berühmtesten Opern zu finden. Von Aida - dem Liebesdrama am Nil nach'm Verdi-Sepp - über Der fliagade Holländer bis zu Carmen oder Tannhäuser: alle sind hier versammelt und vor oder nach, anstatt oder während eines Opernabends gleichermaßen empfehlenswert!

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La via del pepe (Italian Edition) by Massimo Carlotto,Alessandro Sanna

By Massimo Carlotto,Alessandro Sanna

Una fiaba consistent with adulti, poetica e commovente.

"La Morte è proprio una gran chiacchierona! Il giovane Amal lo scopre quando l. a. incontra durante il naufragio del Firouz, vecchio peschereccio diretto a Lampedusa carico di migranti. l. a. grande falciatrice vorrebbe trascinarlo a fondo ma Amal tiene stretti nel pugno five grani di pepe che gli sono stati donati dal nonno, il grande Boubacar Dembelé, guaritore, saggio, narratore e custode della Settima through del pepe, proprio in keeping with tenere lontana los angeles peggiore delle sventure...".

Massimo Carlotto, attraverso questa fiaba ironica e commovente, arricchita dalle splendide illustrazioni di Alessandro Sanna, racconta il dramma di migliaia di esseri umani spinti da popularity e guerre alla deriva nel Mediterraneo. E quello di un'isola che deve sopportare il peso dell'indifferenza del mondo.

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Claimed and Wanted (The Dark Rhodes Series Book 2) by Lee Ayala

By Lee Ayala

From The Self released Author
Comes The Provocative moment bankruptcy in
The darkish Rhodes Series.

Two months after being attacked by means of a rogue Werewolf, Rebecca is now able to try out relocating on together with her lifestyles as a claimed one. even though with new Vampire threats on the town, extra of Heath's secrets and techniques are uncovered, pushing Rebecca additional clear of him and correct into the fingers of Sebastian.

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Alids Traum: 12 Einhorn-Geschichten (German Edition) by Florian Russi,Jonathan Schwarz,Anna Hein

By Florian Russi,Jonathan Schwarz,Anna Hein

Hoch im Norden der Erdkugel gab es noch viele Eisberge. Einer von ihnen funkelte in der Sonne wie ein gewaltiger Diamant. Die Götter baten die Urkuh Audhumbla, diesen Eisberg abzulecken. Audhumbla erfüllte ihren Wunsch und befreite ein stattliches Einhorn aus der Eismasse.
Zwölf fantasievolle und einfallsreiche Märchen und Geschichten erzählen von der Schwierigkeit des friedvollen Miteinanders auf Erden seit Anbeginn der Zeiten bis heute. Ein Nachwort zur Kulturgeschichte des Einhorns, seine erste literarische Erwähnung, die medizinische und kulturgeschichtliche Bedeutung, komplettiert das aufwendig gestaltete Märchenbuch.

Der Künstler Jonathan Scharz hat jede Geschichte mit einer wunderbaren, detailreichen, manchmnal witzigen Zeichnung versehen. Auch das disguise des Buches wurde von ihm neu gestaltet.

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Child of the Gods by T.J. Carson

By T.J. Carson

there were Demigods- part god, part people- during the centuries yet Roselyn air of mystery isn’t the exact same. She was once created by means of her mom and the Olympian Gods to struggle a battle that by no means got here to cross. Roselyn simply figured out she has all of the powers of the Olympians. besides the fact that, the one cause they instructed her is that there's another like her, who's even more skilled and believes he’s entitled to run issues on Olympus... what is going to she and her band of demigods need to do to ensure that doesn’t happen?

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Fiabe russe (Italian Edition) by Alexandr Nicolaevič Afanas'ev,Eridano Bazzarelli,E.

By Alexandr Nicolaevič Afanas'ev,Eridano Bazzarelli,E. Bazzarelli,E. Guercetti,E. Klein

Principi e regine, serpenti e draghi, spiriti magici e diavoli, personaggi dai nomi suggestivi come Vasilisa l. a. Bella, Finist fulgido falco e l. a. strega Baba Jaga: un universo magico popolato dalle determine del folklore slavo le cui origini risalgono ai tempi di Ivan il terribile, che di notte, non riuscendo a dormire, teneva accanto al suo letto tre uomini ciechi according to raccontargli favole. Un mondo fantastico a cui amavano attingere anche autori come Gogol’ e Dostoevskij, che si divertivano a volte a intrattenersi con il diavolo e i suoi aiutanti. Dalla celebre raccolta di fiabe russe realizzata in otto volumi da Alexandr Afanas’ev nel 1863, in collaborazione con un altro grande etnologo e linguista, Vladimir Jakovlevič, vengono pubblicati in questa edizione circa un centinaio di testi. Si tratta in parte delle fiabe più celebri e in parte di testi tradotti qui in keeping with l. a. prima volta a cura di Eridano Bazzarelli, uno dei massimi slavisti italiani.

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