Including more than 30 stories from
the world's six most populated continents,
this book contains beloved tales from
ancient Greece, Rome, and Egypt as well
as favorites stories from the British
Isles, Scandinavia, and the Americas
and lesser-known tales from such countries
as Japan, India, and Uganda.
Each story is brief — great
for bedtime read-alouds or story hours — and
filled with heroes, animals, gods, and
monsters who are sure to keep readers
and listeners enthralled.
This lavishly illustrated collection
captures the intrigue and imagination
that have kept these stories alive throughout