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Folktales and Myths

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Multicultural / Other Cultures:Folktales and Myths

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Eight Candle's to Light: A Chanukah Story [Used Book], Jonny Zucker
1 Jonny Zucker Eight Candle's to Light: A Chanukah Story [Used Book]
Used 0711220174 / 9780711220171 Paperback Frances Lincoln Books 
Used Book light reading wear

Synopsis
Follow a family as they light the memorah, open presents and eat latkes, to celebrate the great miracle that happened over 2,000 years ago. 
Price: 4.99 AUD

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Tales of the Dreamtime [Used Book] HC, compiled by K. Langloh Parker
2 compiled by K. Langloh Parker Tales of the Dreamtime [Used Book] HC
Used 0207130647 / 9780207130649 Hardcover Angus & Robertson 
Used Book minor bumps and scuffs to the boards (more so the corners), some crinkling to the laminate (centre front), gift inscription on the inside. Selected from Australian Legendary Tales

Tales:
How the Sun Was Made -- The Fire-Makers -- The Rain-Maker Wirinun -- A Legend of the Flowers -- Bohra the Kangaroo -- The Black Swans. 
Price: 7.99 AUD

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The Bat and the Crocodile : Aboriginal Dreaming Story [Used Book], Jack Dolumyu and Hector Jangany
3 Jack Dolumyu and Hector Jangany The Bat and the Crocodile : Aboriginal Dreaming Story [Used Book]
Used 1865046272 / 9781865046273 Paperback Scholastic 
Used Book light cover creasing

Synopsis
This story comes from the Aboriginal people at Warmun (Turkey Creek), in Western Australia. It was told in the Kija language by Jack Dolumya and then in english by Hector Jandany. The illustrations are adapted from paintings of the story done by children living at Warmum. 
Price: 5.99 AUD

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The Gingerbread Man : English Folktale [Used Book]
4 The Gingerbread Man : English Folktale [Used Book]
Used 1558589066 / 9781558589063 Paperback North South Books 
Used Book cover creasing, light reading wear

From the moment he jumps out of mother mouse's oven, the Gingerbread Man is on the run! 
Price: 3.99 AUD

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The Legend of the Kea : Maori Story [Used Book], Philip Temple
5 Philip Temple The Legend of the Kea : Maori Story [Used Book]
Used 187713533X / 9781877135330 Paperback Longacre 
Used Book light cover creasing with reading wear. Gift message on the inside cover.

Synopsis
Long ago, the sun shone all the time and there was neither night nor cold. The land was covered by one enormous forest, and all the birds sang in harmony. There were rainbow parrots, tall moas, fantails so big they could catch dragonflies, ducks that flew with their feet - and Krikta the kea and his friends, who were always playing practical jokes on the other birds.
But one day, some birds become greedy and want the forest for themselves. So begins the terrible Time of Quarrelling that threatens the forest.
A great shadow then falls on the land - the shadow of Ka, the great bird of all birds. and the keeper of the forest. He is angry at what the birds have done and he punishes them, and Krikta, the most mischievous of birds, finds that he has been too cheeky for his own good. 
Price: 4.99 AUD

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The Leprechaun Book [Used Book], Mairtin O'Griofa
6 Mairtin O'Griofa The Leprechaun Book [Used Book]
Used 0806908297 / 9780806908298 Paperback Sterling / Main Street Book 
Used Book cover creasing, reading and edge wear

Synopsis
If your dog is overly tired in the morning, or the milk is all gone, or a pot boils over on the stove - you may have been visited by a leprechaun!
If you think a leprechaun is anything like the cute little "wee men" found on greeting cards or at the end of the rainbow, think again.

Contents:
Leprechaun, Curicaun, Far Darrig by W.B Yeats -- The Leprechawn by D.R. McAnally -- Leprechauns, Cluricauns, Far Darrigs by Caroline White -- The Field of Boliauns by Joseph Jacobs -- Master and Man by Thomas Croften Croker -- Teig O'Kane and the Corpse by Douglas Hyde -- Teig O'Kane and the Corpse by Douglas Hyde -- The Haunted Celar by Thomas Crofton Croker == Far Darrig in Donegal by Letitia Maclintock -- The Leprechaun; or, Fairy Shoemaker by William Allingham -- From the Crock of Gold by James Stephens -- The Gollan by A.E. Coppard -- The Fairy Shoe by Edith Somerville -- Darby O'Gilll and the leprechaun by Herminie Kavanagh. 
Price: 3.99 AUD

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The Llama's Secret : A Peruvian Legend [Used Book], Argentina Palcios
7 Argentina Palcios The Llama's Secret : A Peruvian Legend [Used Book]
Used 0816730504 / 9780816730506 Paperback Troll Legends of the World
Used Book light edge wear

Synopsis
A Peruvian rendition of the Great Flood story, in which a llama warns the people and animals to seek shelter on Huillcacato to avoid the rising sea, Mamacocha. 
Price: 3.99 AUD

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The Mark of the Wagarl : Aboriginal Dreaming Story [Used Book], Lorna Little
8 Lorna Little The Mark of the Wagarl : Aboriginal Dreaming Story [Used Book]
Used 1921248416 / 9781921248412 Paperback Magabala Books 
Used Book light edge wear

Synopsis
The Wargarl is the sacred rainbow serpent, the mother spirit of Nyoongar country in Australia's South West. It is the guardian spirit of all the rivers and fresh waters in this area.
This is the story of how a young boy questioned the wisdom of his Elders and why he received the Wagarl for his totem. 
Price: 5.99 AUD

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