A collection of over 75 stories of the world's folklore. Ranging grom short, pithy parables to longer folktales and myths, these stories prove you're never too old to find love, play tricks, tach a lesson, learn from others, and even cheat death.
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1999. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: We think of folktales as stories for the young, but around the world many tales are told of wily, resourceful, and courageous older people. Award-winning folklorist and storyteller Jane Yolen'described in Newsweek as the "Hans Christian Andersen of America"?has collected seventy-five stories from the world's storehouse of folklore to inspire and amuse elders and youngsters of all ages. Ranging from short, pithy parables to longer folktales and origin myths, these stories prove you're never too old to find love, play tricks, teach a lesson, learn from others, and even cheat death.A welcome antidote to our youth-obsessed culture, Gray Heroes celebrates the riches of wisdom that only experience can furnish. Collected by an internationally known author of children's books and editor of Favorite Folktales from Around the World, this treasury of elder tales will prove an irresistible and long-lasting source of humor, inspiration, and wisdom. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0140276181
Book Description Penguin Books, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140276181
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140276181
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97801402761831.0