Fairy Tales & Folklore

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Butterpup Meets Allie

By Miles Davis

Welcome to Grandma’s Backyard and the wonderful world of Butterpup & Friends! In this colourful tale, Butterpup learns about forgiveness and friendship with his new friend, Allie. Join in the adventure as the Backyard Buddies discover they have a new neighbour. Playtime will ... Read more

Cuthbert and the Merpeople

By Kathy Mezei
Illustrated by Anne Stratford

Kathy Mezei tells a delightful story of Cuthbert (son of Nellie of Loch Ness), who swims via the Northwest Passage to Hornby Island, off the British Columbia coast, where, in the deep sea caverns, and much to the terror of the local Merpeople, he takes up residence. A tale filled ... Read more

Door Into Faerie

By Edward Willett

In the climactic fifth book of The Shards of Excalibur series, Ariane, Wally, Flish and Rex Major are on a collision course, converging on the resting place of the final piece of the sword: the hilt, long ago removed from its original hiding place by the descendants of King ... Read more

Emperor's Panda, The

By David Day
Illustrated by Eric Beddows

This original fairy tale is set in the time of China's ancient celestial empire when the world was filled with a multitude of wonderful and mythical creatures. It is the story of the first panda the world has ever seen, Lord Beishung, "the rarest, most magical and wisest of ... Read more

Jack and Mary in the Land of Thieves

By Andy Jones
Illustrated by Darka Erdelji

Jack and Mary in the Land of Thieves finds Jack, that everyman of folktales, married to his sweetheart Mary, the best woman ever born and a mighty fine baker to boot. Their lives are as happy and successful as can be, until an underhanded sea captain and Jack?s own bragging get ... Read more

Jack and the Green Man

By Andy Jones
Illustrated by Darka Erdelji

Jack o' Hearts is the top card player in the parish, and is feeling pretty sure of himself. When a mysterious green stranger challenges him to a card game with higher than high stakes — well, Jack can't resist. Sure, he's never lost a tournament yet, has he?Jack is as saucy ... Read more

Jack and the Manger

By Andy Jones
Illustrated by Darka Erdelji

A down-to-earth version of a heavenly tale. Jack and the Manger retells the story of Jesus?s birth as if it were a Newfoundland folktale. It?s all seen through the eyes of Jack, the hero of many a story, who befriends a young couple on their walk to Bethlehem. There?s a bit of ... Read more

Jack, the King of Ashes

By Andy Jones
Illustrated by Darka Erdelji

Jack is back in a tale rich with a surprising canine sidekick, sneaky robbers, a missing princess with reward attached, a conniving sea captain, corpses, curses, kisses, and more.