Ten boldly illustrated stories tell classic tales from different cultures of battles between heroes and powerful opponents. Tales include: Theseus versus the Minotaur, and Perseus versus Medusa, from Greek mythology; Beowulf versus monsters and dragons from Anglo-Saxon mythology; and the Mayan twins versus the lords of the Underworld. Other well-known stories feature Sinbad the Sailor from Arabic literature, and the Swiss hero William Tell. Feature boxes add additional details to help readers better understand concepts in the story as well as the time period in which the story was written.
Ten boldly illustrated stories tell folktales and legends from different cultures about characters with magical powers. Feature boxes add additional details to help readers better understand concepts in the story as well as the time period in which the story was written.
Ten boldly illustrated stories tell tales from different cultures of legendary creatures, both good and bad. Feature boxes add additional details to help readers better understand concepts in the story as well as the time period in which the story was written.
Ten beautifully illustrated stories tell fables and folktales from different cultures featuring animal characters that often speak and act like humans in order to teach a lesson. Tales include: Anansi the Spider and Mainu the Frog, from African folktales; Brer Rabbit, an African American folktale; Wenebojo and the Buffalo, a Native American legend; the Hare and the Tortoise, a Greek fable; and Androcles and the Lion, a Roman fable. Feature boxes add additional details to help readers better understand concepts in the story as well as the time period in which the story was written.
The Warren's Occult Museum is full of many mysterious and downright terrifying artifacts. So, it might be easy to overlook one of its most dangerous possessions--a truly evil doll. But could a lovable plaything really prove deadly? Some think so. Find out more in this graphic thriller. Then, learn about other museum mysteries.
Cooper and Cruz Garcia are chasing a big, hairy beast in the mountains at Camp Nowhere. Is it really Bigfoot? Cooper and Cruz are scared but they keep following him up the mountain. Will Bigfoot eat them? Or will they find their missing bunkmate? Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.
A fearful rabbit is convinced the earth is caving in.
This Middle Eastern folktale tells the story of two farmers who help each other with very funny consequences.
This Ojibwa folk tale describes the musical sounds of rain and thunder.
Long ago all birds had white feathers. This folk tale from Thailand is the story of how peacocks and crows got their colors.
In this Indian folk tale, the moon teaches a valuable lesson to a boastful tailor.
The leprechaun king deals with Maureen's selfish greedy sisters.
This Italian folk tale describes how the king finally realizes the value of his youngest daughter's gift.
The sons of a Vietnamese farmer learn a valuable lesson about the "treasure" in their rice field.
Mother and Father Crow find a way to protect their babies from a huge black snake.
In this Norwegian folktale Halvor discovers what treasure his mother would like best.
In this Japanese folktale, discover what is the secret behind a young girl's beautiful woven fabric.
A poor tailor earns the tsar's approval when he not only makes a beautiful coat for the tsarina but also outwits the greedy palace guards.
This celestial dancer provides herbs to help cure Jiko's mother.
In this Kumeyaay legend, a young mother gets help for her people from an unexpected source.
Michael O'Donnell learns that wealth will not solve all problems.
A clever fox saves his own life by convincing Tiger that he Fox is the King of All Animals in this Chinese folk tale.
In this tale from Turkey Hodja outwits the conqueror Tamerlane, and then on the same day tries to "rescue" the moon from the bottom of his well.
In this Pueblo Indian bedtime story listeners have to figure out if Salamander and River Frog get the sniffles.
In this folk tale from the Bahamas, Sister Felice outwits some tricky thieves.