Author(s): Anna Lang (Illustrator)
Children will have sweet dreams and a good night with this lovely collection of bedtime stories from around the world.
When children ask for a bedtime story, parents can pull out this richly illustrated collection and find the perfect read-aloud--or something for experienced readers to enjoy on their own. More than 60 fairy tales and examples of folklore have been carefully chosen to include a variety of genres, cultures, and countries. They include "The Miser Baker," from Scotland; "The Golden Child and the Silver Child," from Mali; "The Monkey's Tail," from Brazil; "How the Light Came," from the Inuit People; "The Nightingale and the Wonderful Eagle," from Canada; "The Nine-Headed Bird," from China; and "The Ungrateful Snake," from Russia.