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Heroes, Fools, and Ghosts: Folk Tales and Legends

Published by Mason Crest
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

Have you heard of Anansi, the mischief-making spider from Africa? Do you know about the Blackfoot woman who married a star? Or have you heard stories about Jack, the hero who always wins both the treasure and the princess's heart? Discover stories from North America's folklore, including tales about: • why the world is the way it is • heroes and fools • ghosts and horrors • death and the world to come. Stories have power. They share the wisdom of other generations. They stir our imagination. They give us hope and courage. And sometimes they just make us laugh!

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