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Anansi and the Pot of Beans
Did you ever wonder why spiders have no hair? After reading this African trickster tale, you will know. When Anansi goes to help his grandmother, he can't resist her steaming, hot pot of beans. Co-...
The Great Smelly, Slobbery, Small-Tooth Dog: A Folktale from Great Britain
When a rich man is rescued from thieves by a smelly, slobbery dog, the man offers the dog any treasure is his house as a reward. The treasure that the dog chooses is the rich man's daughter. With g...
Alexander Anteater's Amazing Act
Alexander wants to have an amazing act for the talent show. He can already stand on his hands—but can his pals help make his act really fantastic?
Anansi and the Sky Kingdom
In this story from West Africa, Anansi the spider uses his wits, his trickster skills, and the help of his friends to bring light to the world.
Anansi and the Tug o' War
In this trickster tale from Africa, Anansi proves to Elephant and Killer Whale that in a battle of wits, brains definitely outdo brawn.
Archer and the Sun
In this classic story from China, we learn why the sun comes up in the morning and goes down at night. We also discover why a certain farm animal is there every morning to greet the sun.
Clever Monkey: A Folktale from West Africa
When two greedy jungle cats discover a large piece of cheese, they can't decide how to divide it fairly. The clever monkey comes to their rescue. Or so they think. After reading this trickster tale...
The Drum: A Folktale from India
In this story from India, a poor boy's dream of having a drum takes him on an unlikely journey of discovery. He meets several people who guide him along the way. In time, he learns to make his own ...
How Tiger Got His Stripes: A Folktale from Vietnam
Many years ago, the proudest animal in the jungle was not the peacock. The proudest animal was the tiger. In this timeless folktale from Vietnam, we see how Tiger's pride leads him to covet wisdom ...
Juan Bobo Sends the Pig to Mass
In Puerto Rico, there are many stories about Juan Bobo, a young man with a good heart, but little common sense. In this tale, Juan Bobo's mother tells him to take care of their pig while she goes t...
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