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Title: Folk Tales from Around the World
Author: Retold by Rosemary Border
ISBN: 0 19 597147 7
Genre: Adventure, Classics, Fairy tales, Short stories
Level: Starter
Module:

Getting along with others
Cultures of the world
Teenage life
Home and neighbourhood
Wonderful things
Nature and environment


Every night, a mother tells stories. Her children remember the stories. When they grow up, they tell them to their children. And their children tell the stories to their children. This goes on for hundreds of years. In different places, people tell different stories. Nobody knows who made up these old stories. They are part of family life. They are folk tales.

In Germany, a village is full of rats. A strange man arrives to help. In America, a man wakes after a long sleep. He finds the world has changed. In Japan, a boy draws dragons. They save his life. In England, a poor man becomes rich because of his cat. In Africa, a mother looks for stories. Find out where she finds them.

Read on to enjoy these tales from around the world.

This book includes The Pied Piper of Hamelin, Rip Van Winkle, The Boy Who Drew Dragons, Dick Whittington and His Cat and Where Do Stories Come From?


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The Emperor's New Clothes and Other Stories by Christian Hans Andersen, Starter
Heroes and Heroines, Starter
The Monkey King, Starter
Just So Stories, Level 1

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