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Retells the orchestral fairy tale of the boy who, ignoring his grandfather's warning, proceeds to capture a wolf

Paperback:

9781508924913 | Large print edition (Createspace Independent Pub, March 17, 2015), cover price $11.23 | also contains Peter and the Wolf, Peter and the Wolf, Peter and the Wolf, Peter and the Wolf

CD/Spoken Word:

9781455825448, titled "Peter & the Wolf: A Musical Tale" | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, September 20, 2011), cover price $14.99 | also contains Peter and the Wolf, Peter and the Wolf, Peter and the Wolf, Peter and the Wolf

School and Library:

9780689856525 | Atheneum, November 4, 2008, cover price $17.99 | also contains Peter and the Wolf, Peter and the Wolf, Peter and the Wolf, Peter and the Wolf

Reinforced:

9780606014250 | Demco Media, September 1, 1986, cover price $14.70 | also contains Peter and the Wolf, Peter and the Wolf, Peter and the Wolf, Peter and the Wolf | About this edition: Retells the orchestral fairy tale of the boy who, ignoring his grandfather's warning, proceeds to capture a wolf

Selma Ottilia Lovisa Lagerlöf (1858-1940) was a Swedish author and the first woman writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Hardcover:

9781434472861 | Wildside Pr, May 30, 2008, cover price $32.95 | also contains The Legend of the Christmas Rose, The Legend of the Christmas Rose | About this edition: Selma Ottilia Lovisa Lagerlöf (1858-1940) was a Swedish author and the first woman writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Paperback:

9781434472854 | Wildside Pr, May 30, 2008, cover price $9.95 | also contains The Legend of the Christmas Rose, The Legend of the Christmas Rose

School and Library:

9780823408214 | Holiday House, August 1, 1990, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Hoping to have her husband pardoned, an exiled outlaw's wife agrees to tell an old monk the miracle in Goinge Forest, where every Christmas Eve a beautiful garden blooms in remembrance of the birth of the Christ Child

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Prebinding:

9780613088657 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $13.85

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In this retelling of an old Scottish ballad, a Scottish lass, on the Halloween after her sixteenth birthday, reclaims her family home which has been held for years by the fairies, and at the same time effects the release of Tam Lin, a human held captive by the Queen of the Fey.A Scottish lass, on the Halloween after her sixteenth birthday, reclaims her family home from the fairies and effects the release of Tam Lin, a human held captive by the Queen of the Fey
By Charles Mikolaycak (illustrator) and Jane Yolen

Paperback:

9780152016975 | Houghton Mifflin, April 1, 1998, cover price $6.00 | About this edition: In this retelling of an old Scottish ballad, a Scottish lass, on the Halloween after her sixteenth birthday, reclaims her family home which has been held for years by the fairies, and at the same time effects the release of Tam Lin, a human held captive by the Queen of the Fey.

School and Library:

9780152842611 | Harcourt Childrens Books, October 1, 1990, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In this retelling of an old Scottish ballad, a Scottish lass, on the Halloween after her sixteenth birthday, reclaims her family home which has been held for years by the fairies, and at the same time effects the release of Tam Lin, a human held captive by the Queen of the Fey.

Reinforced:

9780606138369 | Demco Media, April 1, 1998, cover price $13.54 | About this edition: In this retelling of an old Scottish ballad, a Scottish lass, on the Halloween after her sixteenth birthday, reclaims her family home which has been held for years by the fairies, and at the same time effects the release of Tam Lin, a human held captive by the Queen of the Fey.

Retells the German legend in which a shoemaker who cannot walk helps the town of Bremen, aided by the spirit of the great hero Roland.

Paperback:

9780823412365 | Reprint edition (Holiday House, March 1, 1996), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: A retelling of a German folktale follows poor Hans, who cannot walk, as he becomes a pawn in the political machinations of the rich countess Emma and her nephew

School and Library:

9780823409341 | Holiday House, September 1, 1993, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A retelling of a German folktale follows poor Hans, who cannot walk, as he becomes a pawn in the political machinations of the rich countess Emma and her nephew

Reinforced:

9780606253581, titled "Hero of Bremen" | Demco Media, December 1, 1996, cover price $14.60 | About this edition: A retelling of a German folktale follows poor Hans, who cannot walk, as he becomes a pawn in the political machinations of the rich countess Emma and her nephew

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When a stranger takes away the powers of an old man who has befriended owls, the vengeance wreaked on him is swift and fitting
By Eve Bunting and Charles Mikolaycak (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780689718373 | Aladdin Paperbacks, September 1, 1994, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: When a stranger takes away the powers of an old man who has befriended owls, the vengeance wreaked on him is swift and fitting

School and Library:

9780027153804 | Simon & Schuster, March 1, 1984, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: An evil stranger seeks to gain the powers of an old man who can call down owls, but only succeeds in calling down his own doom

Reinforced:

9780606065573 | Demco Media, September 1, 1994, cover price $11.15 | About this edition: When a stranger takes away the powers of an old man who has befriended owls, the vengeance wreaked on him is swift and fitting

Prebinding:

9780785755449 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $13.10 | About this edition: When a stranger takes away the powers of an old man who has befriended owls, the vengeance wreaked on him is swift and fitting

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When his beloved wife, Eurydice, dies, Orpheus, the world's greatest musician, journeys to the Underworld to win her back, but when he loses her forever, his grief destroys his musical talents, in a beautifully illustrated rendition of the tragic Greek myth.

School and Library:

9780152588045 | Harcourt Childrens Books, October 1, 1992, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A retelling of the tragic myth of Orpheus and his eternal love for the doomed Eurydice

An evil king constructs a maze with constantly changing pathways, and, one day, Hugh the shepherd boy bravely faces the evil magic to rescue his pet black lamb

Paperback:

9780689716188 | Aladdin Paperbacks, September 1, 1992, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: A shepherd boy braves the evil magic of a wizard's maze to save his pet lamb.

A collection of fifty-three poems and selections from poems focusing on the people and places encountered by the nineteenth-century American writer from his mid-thirties through his early seventies

Paperback:

9780152944964 | Reissue edition (Harcourt Childrens Books, September 1, 1992), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: A collection of fifty-three poems and selections from poems focusing on the people and places encountered by the nineteenth-century American writer from his mid-thirties through his early seventies

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Bearhead, a creature with the head of a bear and the body of a man, succeeds in outwitting the witch Madame Hexaba and a frog-headed goblin
By Kimmel Eric A. and Charles Mikolaycak (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780823413027 | Reprint edition (Holiday House, March 1, 1997), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Bearhead succeeds in outwitting the witch Madame Hexaba and a frog-headed goblin.

School and Library:

9780823409020 | Holiday House, September 1, 1991, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Bearhead succeeds in outwitting the witch Madame Hexaba and a frog-headed goblin.

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A collection of fifty-three poems and selections from poems focusing on the people and places encountered by the nineteenth-century American writer from his mid-thirties through his early seventies

Hardcover:

9780152944957 | Harcourt Childrens Books, October 1, 1988, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A collection of fifty-three poems and selections from poems focusing on the people and places encountered by the nineteenth-century American writer from his mid-thirties through his early seventies

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Longing for the chocolate ship in the candy shop, Cecile will be disappointed on Saint Nicholas Eve unless Saint Nicholas, his helper's, and an unlikely cast of townspeople come through for her

School and Library:

9780823406746 | Holiday House, September 1, 1988, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: By the time Saint Nicholas gets to Cecile's house on Saint Nicholas Eve he is out of presents, but she remembers the wonderful chocolate boat in the nearby candy shop.

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The classic Christmas tale of a Russian peasant woman who left too late to catch up to the Wise Men and who continues her search for the Christ child

Paperback:

9780823407125 | Reprint edition (Holiday House, July 1, 1988), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Retells the traditional tale of the old lady who, having missed her chance to take gifts to the newborn Christ Child, still wanders leaving gifts for all children in hopes that, one day, she will come upon Him.

School and Library:

9780823405206 | Holiday House, September 1, 1984, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Retells the traditional tale of the old lady who, having missed her chance to take gifts to the newborn Christ Child, still wanders leaving gifts for all children in hopes that, one day, she will come upon Him.

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Retells the Biblical story of Moses leading his enslaved people out of Egypt.

School and Library:

9780823406074 | Holiday House, March 1, 1987, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Recounts how God helped Moses to lead the Israelites out of Egypt

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Retells the orchestral fairy tale of the boy who, ignoring his grandfather's warnings, proceeds to capture a wolf.

Paperback:

9780140506334 | Reprint edition (Puffin, September 1, 1986), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Presents Prokofiev's vivid tale of a little boy named Peter who must save his animal friends form the wicked wolf

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Juma likes to sing and draw but dislikes school until the jinn of the jar teaches him better
By Joy Anderson and Charles Mikolaycak (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780688054434 | William Morrow & Co, September 1, 1986, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Juma likes to sing and draw but dislikes school until the jinn of the jar teaches him better

Library:

9780688054441 | William Morrow & Co, September 1, 1986, cover price $12.88 | About this edition: Juma likes to sing and draw but dislikes school until the jinn of the jar teaches him better

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Azad asks his hunter father Mustapha to let him help save a neighboring village from a marauding tiger, only to realize that he could never kill such a great and beautiful animal
By Charles Mikolaycak (illustrator) and Jan Wahl

School and Library:

9780152876746 | Harcourt Childrens Books, February 1, 1984, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A boy wishes to be a great hunter like his father, but after witnessing the death of a great red tiger, he realizes his father's profession is not for him.

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In an effort to cure her own baby of his incessant crying, a mother inadvertently starts an epidemic of crying babies in her village.

Hardcover:

9780399207525 | Putnam Pub Group, November 1, 1980, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: After following the advice of an old woman known for her wisdom, a beleaguered young mother is finally able to quiet her crying infant--but then the rest of the town's babies start wailing

Relates how a little boy successfully breaks his own egg for breakfast.

Hardcover:

9780201041538 | Addison-Wesley, March 1, 1980, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Determined to do it himself, little Johnny tries to crack open an egg and discovers that breaking an egg without smashing, squishing,, mushing or dropping it on the floor is a considerable challenge

The mice of Kakure-sato grant a blind woman temporary sight during the journey she and her kind daughter make to their magical underground kingdom.

School and Library:

9780823403578 | Holiday House, November 1, 1979, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Kiyo's mother's greatest sorrow is that blindness prevents her from seeing her daughter, so Kiyo takes her to a magical underground kingdom ruled by mice where there is no sadness or sickness

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The traditional Hawaiian tale recounts the wonderful deeds of a young boy as he transforms the cold and dark Hawaiian Islands into a tropical paradise

School and Library:

9780590075534 | Simon & Schuster, October 1, 1979, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Relates a young Hawaiian boy's many extraordinary deeds that changed the lives of his neighbors.

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Before rescuing a beautiful maiden and making her his bride, Janek the cobbler must perform two seemingly impossible tasks and answer a riddle

School and Library:

9780027758009 | Atheneum, November 1, 1978, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A cobbler's kindness to animals comes back to him when he attempts to outwit a witch and win a beautiful bride.

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A retelling of ten traditional Finno-Ugric and Turkic tales representing nine separate cultures of the Soviet Union.

Hardcover:

9780517505366 | Random House Value Pub, March 1, 1975, cover price $2.99 | About this edition: A retelling of ten traditional Finno-Ugric and Turkic tales representing nine separate cultures of the Soviet Union.

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A clever hare who boasts that the lion is his horse sets about proving it.

Hardcover:

9780819305619 | Atheneum, April 1, 1972, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: A clever hare who boasts that the lion is his horse sets about proving it.

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