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Hugo the hedgehog repeatedly outwits Olek the fox, until Olek decides that he has had enough of being fooled

Hardcover:

9780688800628 | William Morrow & Co, September 1, 1977, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: A hedgehog outsmarts a fox when they decide to share their land and crops.

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When the rabbi tells Mendel to get a table for the Chanukah menorah, Mendel makes the task more difficult than it should be
By David A. Adler and Kevin O'Malley (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780688099527 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, October 1, 1997, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: When the rabbi tells Mendel to get a table for the Chanukah menorah, Mendel makes the task more difficult than it should be

Library:

9780688099534 | Lothrop Lee & Shepard, October 1, 1997, cover price $15.89 | About this edition: When the rabbi tells Mendel to get a table for the Chanukah menorah, Mendel makes the task more difficult than it should be

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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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Featuring Polish folk tales, this work includes stories such as 'The King Who Was Eaten by Mice', 'The Gingerbread Baker's Bees from Torun', 'The Golden Duck from Warsaw', and the legendary story 'The Dragon of Krakow, and Queen Jurata and the Sea-Creatures' - which explains why amber can be found lying all over the Baltic shores.
By Paul Hess (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781845078126 | Frances Lincoln Childrens Books, September 1, 2008, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Featuring Polish folk tales, this work includes stories such as: 'The King Who Was Eaten by Mice', 'The Gingerbread Baker's Bees from Torun', 'The Golden Duck from Warsaw', and the legendary story 'The Dragon of Krakow, and Queen Jurata and the Sea-Creatures' - which explains why amber can be found lying all over the Baltic shores.

Paperback:

9781845077525 | Frances Lincoln Childrens Books, September 1, 2008, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Featuring Polish folk tales, this work includes stories such as 'The King Who Was Eaten by Mice', 'The Gingerbread Baker's Bees from Torun', 'The Golden Duck from Warsaw', and the legendary story 'The Dragon of Krakow, and Queen Jurata and the Sea-Creatures' - which explains why amber can be found lying all over the Baltic shores.

Relates the traditional Polish folktale of a miller's daughter who is taught to read by an old beggar woman and, because of her reading ability, is able to outwit an evil enchanter
By Jan Brett (illustrator), Janina Porazinska and Bozena Smith (trans)

Hardcover:

9780152259501 | Harcourt, May 1, 1991, cover price $4.98 | About this edition: A retelling of the traditional Polish tale in which the youngest miller's daughter succeeds in outwitting an evil sorcerer.

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Six fairy tales feature an enchanted hedgehog, a tailor who sews up the clouds, a flamebird who steals a golden apple, a jester who fools the king, a rivalry between a fox and wolf, and a wicked goblin (view table of contents)

Paperback:

9780688126025 | 1 edition (Beech Tree Books, April 1, 1995), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Six fairy tales feature an enchanted hedgehog, a tailor who sews up the clouds, a flamebird who steals a golden apple, a jester who fools the king, a rivalry between a fox and wolf, and a wicked goblin

School and Library:

9780316350488 | Little Brown & Co, June 1, 1963, cover price $5.50 | About this edition: Intriguing characters and surprising turns fill this collection of tales from old Poland.

Reinforced:

9780606075015 | Demco Media, April 1, 1995, cover price $12.37 | About this edition: Six fairy tales feature an enchanted hedgehog, a tailor who sews up the clouds, a flamebird who steals a golden apple, a jester who fools the king, a rivalry between a fox and wolf, and a wicked goblin

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Product Description: Jan Pienkowski brings traditional Polish fairy tales to life with vibrant and witty paper-cut illustrations.Dragons and kings, frogs and spells, witches and mermaids — all the hallmark characters of traditional Polish fairy tales are found in this magical collection...read more
By Jan Pienkowski (illustrator) and David Walser (other contributor)

Hardcover:

9780763673208 | Gift edition (Candlewick Pr, September 23, 2014), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Jan Pienkowski brings traditional Polish fairy tales to life with vibrant and witty paper-cut illustrations.

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Presents retellings of traditional Polish tales including 'How the Princess Learned to Laugh,' 'Pan Twardowski,' 'Where Devils are Helpless,' and 'The Sorcerer's Apprentice'
By Pat Bargielski (illustrator) and W. S. Kuniczak

Hardcover:

9780781805520 | Hippocrene Books, May 1, 1997, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Presents retellings of traditional Polish tales including 'How the Princess Learned to Laugh,' 'Pan Twardowski,' 'Where Devils are Helpless,' and 'The Sorcerer's Apprentice'

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Tells stories of sorcerers, woodcutters, princes, devils, magic spells, fools, and families
By Pat Bargielski (illustrator) and W. S. Kuniczak

Hardcover:

9780781800877 | Hippocrene Books, September 1, 1992, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Presents retellings of traditional Polish tales including 'How the princess learned to laugh,' 'Pan Twardowski,' 'Where devils are helpless,' and 'The sorcerer's apprentice.

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The people of Krakow are terrified by a dragon until the shoemaker's apprentice devises a plan to rid the town of the monster.

Hardcover:

9780688841898 | William Morrow & Co, June 1, 1979, cover price $7.63 | About this edition: The people of Krakow are terrified by a dragon until the shoemaker's apprentice devises a plan to rid the town of the monster.

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A magician who wants to go to the moon sells his soul to the devil to accomplish his objective.

Hardcover:

9780688800109 | William Morrow & Co, October 1, 1975, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: A determined magician-astronomer completes a pact with the devil in order to gratify his great desire to discover a way of reaching the moon

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At Christmas, Marta, a Polish girl, unhesitatingly breaks off pieces of her own blessed Nativity straw to share with her ill grandmother and other humble villagers, and in giving them away, her blessings return to her.
By Robyn Belton (illustrator) and Virginia L Kroll

Hardcover:

9780310709947 | Zondervan, September 30, 2005, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: At Christmas, Marta, a Polish girl, unhesitatingly breaks off pieces of her own blessed Nativity straw to share with her ill grandmother and other humble villagers, and in giving them away, her blessings return to her.

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Product Description: Enchanting, wicked and often very funny, Poland's folk tales are one of the great treasures of Central Europe. Crowned by the story of The Mermaid of Warsaw, the eight colourful tales in this collection include Skarbnik's Second Breakfast, set deep in the Wieliczka salt mines, The Turnip-Counter from Karkonosze and The Copper Coin of Wineta, alongside stories from, Poznan and the Polish lakes...read more
By Paul Hess (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781847801647 | Frances Lincoln Childrens Books, October 25, 2011, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Enchanting, wicked and often very funny, Poland's folk tales are one of the great treasures of Central Europe.

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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

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Product Description: Polish Customs, Traditions, & Folklore is organized by months beginning with December and Advent, St. Nicholas Day, the Wigilia (Christmas Eve) nativity plays, caroling and then New Year celebrations. It proceeds from the Shrovetide period to Ash Wednesday, Lent, the celebration of spring, Holy Week customs then superstitions, beliefs and rituals associated with farming, Pentecost, Corpus Christi, midsummer celebrations, harvest festivities, wedding rites, nameday celebrations, birth and death rituals...read more

Hardcover:

9780781805155 | Revised edition (Hippocrene Books, October 1, 1996), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Polish Customs, Traditions, & Folklore is organized by months beginning with December and Advent, St.
9780781800686 | Hippocrene Books, September 1, 1992, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: New appendix: Traditional Polish Games and Pastimes for Children.

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By Anna Luraschi (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780745960586 | Lion Pub, January 18, 2012, cover price $14.99

Paperback:

9780745960548 | Reprint edition (Lion Pub, April 30, 2013), cover price $8.99

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Hardcover:

9781933128030 | Large print edition (Lukas & Sternberg, July 1, 2005), cover price $39.95

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An arrogant king precipitates a situation whose solution brings together an ordinary family and a royal family from the small Jewish town of Chelm
By Vlad Guzner (illustrator) and Seymour Rossel

Paperback:

9780807405413 | Urj Pr, March 1, 1995, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: An arrogant king precipitates a situation whose solution brings together an ordinary family and a royal family from the small Jewish town of Chelm

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