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The Egyptian Cinderella —Climo, Shirley.

In this version of Cinderella set in Egypt in the sixth century B.C., Rhodopis, a slave girl, eventually comes to be chosen by the Pharaoh to be his queen.

The Irish Cinderlad —Climo, Shirley.

Becan, a poor boy belittled by his stepmother and stepsisters, rescues a princess in distress after meeting a magical bull.

Magic & mischief : tales from Cornwall —Climo, Shirley.

A collection of stories detailing the charms, powers, and adventures, each about "some kind of magical being, good or bad" from the small corner of England known as Cornwall.

The Korean Cinderella —Climo, Shirley, author.

In this version of Cinderella set in ancient Korea, Pear Blossom, a stepchild, eventually comes to be chosen by the magistrate to be his wife.

Cobweb Christmas —Climo, Shirley.

Long ago in Germany, an old woman cleans her house and decorates her Christmas tree, hoping that this year she will witness some special Christmas Eve magic.

The Persian Cinderella —Climo, Shirley.

A retelling of the traditional Persian tale in which Settareh, neglected and abused by her stepmother and stepsisters, finds her life transformed with the help of a little blue jug.

The little red ant and the great big crumb : a Mexican fable —Climo, Shirley.

A small red ant finds a crumb in a Mexican cornfield, but she is afraid that she lacks the strength to move it herself and goes off to find an animal that can.

King of the birds —Climo, Shirley, author

When chaos reigns among the birds, Owl declares a contest to determine who will be their king.

A treasury of princesses : princess tales from around the world —Climo, Shirley.

Presents retellings of seldom-heard princess tales, featuring such heroines as White Jade, Gulnara, and Vasilisa the Frog Princess. A discussion of princess lore precedes each selection.

The Cobweb Christmas —Climo, Shirley.

After waiting years to witness some of the special magic that happens Christmas Eve, a kindly old woman finally gets her wish.

Tuko and the birds : [a tale from the Philippines] —Climo, Shirley.

When Tuko the gecko cries so loudly that the birds stop singing and cannot sleep, they try to trick him into moving from their home on the Philippine island of Luzon.

Stolen thunder : a Norse myth —Climo, Shirley.

Retells the Norse myth about the God of Thunder and his recovery of his magic hammer, Mjolnir, from the Frost Giant, Thrym.

Atalanta's race : a Greek myth —Climo, Shirley.

Retells the myth of the Greek princess, rejected by her father, raised by bears, won in marriage in a race by Melanion, and then changed into a lioness by an angry Aphrodite.

The match between the winds —Climo, Shirley.

In the sky above Borneo, the East Wind and the West Wind engage in a contest to see which of them can move Kodok the tree frog from his palm tree.

T.J.'s ghost —Climo, Shirley.

While staying with her eccentric aunt and uncle on the foggy California coast, T.J. finds herself involved in an unusual adventure when she helps the ghost of a nineteenth-century stowaway find a ring that will help free...

The Little Red Ant And The Great Big Crumb —Climo, Shirley.
EBook
1999

This distinctly Mexican version of an old fable found in Spain, Portugal, and France is retold and updated by a well-known storyteller. The little red ant has found a wonderful crumb, but she's not strong enough to carry...

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