Folktale stories, books, poems, and more

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Anansí and the Sky Kingdom is another folktale from West Africa about the trickster spider Anansí. This timeless story is written by the award-winning creative team of Bobby and Sherry Norfolk. In this folktale, the world is dark and King Lion asks for someone to go to the King… Read More

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This story provides another classic African folktale about the trickster spider Anansí. First off, it is a custom that whenever a guest arrives at mealtime that the host share his or her food with the guest, whether the visitor is invited or shows up uninvited. In this folktale, Anansí… Read More

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Greed can be a powerful thing. In this folk tale, some temptations are just too powerful to ignore. However, just how powerful are they? Read and find out! Read More
Winning the hand of an Angel Read More

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Yuan Xie Feng ,the only son of Minister Yuan and Guan Ping Yue,a daughter of Guan Inn owners, are onesidedly promised by their fathers to be man and wife. Little did they know , their arranged marriage is not as simple as it seems...As it involves stories from way way… Read More
DID YOU KNOW WHY DOES THE CHICKEN ALWAYS SCRATCHES THE GROUND Read More
Rat is a tree flyer and one of the best. What happens when he's caged against a terrifying bird demon? Read More
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Merrick Smith lives on the quiet peaceful Cape in future America that is plagued by depression and war debts. When an unexpected thing happens to the happy family everything changes. What will happen to the Smith family? What surprises lurk within these pages? Read and find out! Enjoy! Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 16, 2011

Reads: 110

Comments: 3

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A town hides in the presence of a man. Read More
This was a story that I had to do for school. Basically, I had to choose a Folktale and make it my own. So I chose Diamonds and Toads and made it into a Modern Folktale. Read More
my entry for Mommy3's Mythical/Fantasy Creature Contest, centered on the selkie XD~! ~*~ Indeed, our promises had been sealed. Sealed with a kiss. Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

November 02, 2007

Reads: 241

Comments: 9

Shelves: 1

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An old tale that my grandmother told me. I have patched it together, from various sources. It seems to have had a basis in fact. A family called Veran still live in the this area of Derbyshire. Also, my grandfather letter, which themselves are of great interest often refer to… Read More

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