Download E-books Irish Fairy Tales (Dover Children's Thrift Classics) PDF

By Philip Smith

The age-old attraction of Irish folklore offers detailed sparkle to this selection of 8 tongue-in-cheek stories. depraved outdated hags, smart leprechauns, brave tailors, evil giants, and different characters come to existence in such fanciful yarns as "Hudden and Dudden and Donald O'Neary," "Conal and Donal and Taig," "The previous Hag's lengthy leather-based Bag," "The box of Boliauns," "The Sprightly Tailor," “The Giant’s Stairs,” “The Bee, the Harp, the Mouse, and the Bum-Clock,” and “The Black Horse.” Reset in huge, easy-to-read variety, with six illustrations, those cherished tales from the Emerald Isle will satisfaction readers of any age with their heat, whimsy, and sly humor.

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Download E-books Athena the Brain (Goddess Girls) PDF

By Joan Holub, Suzanne Williams

In Athena the Brain, Athena continually knew she was once shrewdpermanent and unique, yet she didn’t become aware of that she was once a goddess! while she’s whisked away to Mount Olympus Academy, she concerns approximately becoming in and working along with her dad (Zeus). fortunately, she meets the Goddess women and unearths the easiest buddies she’s ever had.

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Download E-books The Pawnee Mythology (Sources of American Indian Oral Literature) PDF

The Pawnee Mythology, initially released in 1906, preserves 148 stories of the Pawnee Indians, who farmed and hunted and lived in earth-covered hotels alongside the Platte River in Nebraska. The tales, accrued from surviving participants of 4 bands—Skidi, Pitahauirat, Kitkehahki, and Chaui—were usually informed in the course of intermissions of sacred ceremonies. Many have been observed via music.
 
George A. Dorsey recorded those Pawnee myths early within the 20th century after the tribe’s hectic removing from their ancestral place of origin to Oklahoma. He incorporated tales of guideline referring to supernatural beings, the significance of revering such presents because the buffalo and corn, and the result of violating nature. Hero stories, forming one other crew, frequently founded on a negative boy who overcame all odds to learn the tribe. different stories invited success, well-known impressive beings just like the witch girls and spider ladies, and defined the foundation of medication powers. Coyote stories have been intended to amuse whereas instructing ethics.

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Download E-books The Light Princess PDF

By George MacDonald, Maurice Sendak

The gentle Princess--the princess who "lost her gravity"--has been crucial fiction for a number of generations of kids. This re-creation is a significant other quantity (same web page measurement, comparable layout) to our variation of The Golden Key, of which Publishers' Weekly stated: "Maurice Sendak lighting the best way via MacDonald's state with the main mystical, the main poetic photos of his exceptional career." Now Sendak has made the photographs The gentle Princess continually deserved to have.
this can be the single separate variation to be had that preserves the genuine textual content; it truly is neither minimize nor edited nor "improved" in any way.

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Download E-books Fairy-Tale Films Beyond Disney: International Perspectives PDF

The fairy story has develop into one of many dominant cultural kinds and genres across the world, thank you largely to its many manifestations on display. but the historical past and relevance of the fairy-tale movie have mostly been ignored. during this follow-up to Jack Zipes’s award-winning e-book The Enchanted Screen (2011), Fairy-Tale movies past Disney offers the 1st book-length multinational, multidisciplinary exploration of fairy-tale cinema. Bringing jointly twenty-three of the world’s most sensible fairy-tale students to investigate the large scope of those movies, Zipes and associates Pauline Greenhill and Kendra Magnus-Johnston current views on movie from every little thing of the globe, from Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away, to Jan Švankmajer’s Alice, to the transnational diversifications of 1001 Nights and Hans Christian Andersen.

Contributors discover filmic traditions in every one quarter not just from their diversified cultural backgrounds, yet from a number educational fields, together with felony justice reviews, schooling, movie experiences, folkloristics, gender experiences, and literary experiences. Fairy-Tale motion pictures past Disney offers readers a chance to discover the intersections, disparities, ancient and nationwide contexts of its topic, and to additional savor what has develop into an undeniably international phenomenon.

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Download E-books Snow & Rose PDF

By Emily Winfield Martin

A New York Times bestselling author-illustrator brings readers into the woods to fulfill younger sisters and a wierd little bit of magic during this reimagining of the vintage yet little-known fairy story “Snow White and Rose Red.”
 
Snow and Rose didn’t be aware of they have been in a fairy story. humans by no means do. . . .
 
as soon as, they lived in a tremendous residence with fantastic gardens and a military of servants.
 
as soon as, they'd a parents who enjoyed them greater than the solar and moon.
 
yet that used to be prior to their father disappeared into the woods and their mom disappeared into sorrow.
 
this is often the tale of 2 sisters and the enchanted woods which have been watching for them to damage a suite of negative spells.
 
Bestselling author-illustrator Emily Winfield Martin has created a global that sits at the border of appeal, with characters who're grounded in genuine feelings that readers will realize in themselves.

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Download E-books Pan and the Nightmare PDF

By James Hillman

This wonderful booklet brings Pan again to lifestyles by means of following C.G. Jung’s recognized announcing that the gods became our illnesses. Chapters on nightmare panic, masturbation, rape and nympholepsy, intuition and synchronicity, and Pan’s girl fans ― Echo, Syrinx, Selene, and the Muses ― exhibit the goat-god at paintings and play in the dead of night drives and artistic passions of our lives. (Includes an entire translation of EPHIALTES, Wilhelm Heinrich Roscher’s masterful nineteenth-century mythological-pathological treatise on Pan and the demons of the night).

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Download E-books Cinder Edna PDF

By Ellen Jackson, Visit Amazon's Kevin O'Malley Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Kevin O'Malley,

The recognized Cinderella and her neighbor Cinder Edna every one labored sunup to sunset for his or her depraved stepmother and stepsisters. yet whereas Cinderella had the nice fortune to be rescued by way of her fairy godmother, Edna used to be powerful, self-reliant, spunky--and she lived happier ever after! "Nicely executed....This Cinderella send-up is stuffed with kid-pleasing jokes."--Publisher's Weekly.

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