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World Literature for Kids

Anansi and the talking melon by retold by Eric A. Kimmel; illustrated by Janet Stevens

Anansi the spider: a tale from the Ashanti by adapted and illustrated by Gerald McDermott

Andersen's fairy tales by retold by Friederun Reichenstetter; illustrated by Silke Leffler

Eric Carle's treasury of classic stories for children by Aesop, Hans Christian Andersen, and the Brothers Grimm by selected, retold, and illustrated by Eric Carle

Aesop's fables by Jerry Pinkney

Adelita: a Mexican Cinderella story by written and illustrated by Tomie dePaola

Cendrillon: a Caribbean Cinderella by Robert D. San Souci; illustrated by Brian Pinkney

The Egyptian Cinderella by Shirley Climo; illustrated by Ruth Heller

Pigling: a Cinderella story: a Korean tale by story by Dan Jolley; pencils and inks by Anne Timmons

Mufaro's beautiful daughters: an African tale by John Steptoe

Lon Po Po by translated and illustrated by Ed Young

Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears: a West African tale by retold by Verna Aardema; pictures by Leo and Diane Dillon

Arrow to the sun: a Pueblo Indian tale by adapted and illustrated by Gerald McDermott

The legend of sleeping bear by text by Kathy-jo Wargin; illustrations by Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen

Fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm by retold and introduced by Neil Philip; illustrated by Isabelle Brent

The Fool Of The World And The Flying Ship: Russian tale by retold by Arthur Ransome. Pictures by Uri Shulevitz

Once a mouse ...: a fable cut in wood by Marcia Brown

Hush!: a Thai lullaby by Minfong Ho; pictures by Holly Meade

Peek!: a Thai hide-and-seek by Minfong Ho; illustrated by Holly Meade

One grain of rice by Demi

A single shard by Linda Sue Park

Book of a thousand days by Shannon Hale; illustrations by James Noel Smith

Hans Brinker by inspired by the novel by Mary Mapes Dodge; retold by Bruce Coville; illustrated by Laurel Long

The adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi & Roberto Innocenti; designed by Rita Marshall

Inkspell by Cornelia Funke; translated from the German by Anthea Bell

The conch bearer by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Where the mountain meets the moon by Grace Lin