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Folktales for fearless girls : the stories we were never told

Sayalero, Myriam (author.). Torrent, Dani, 1974- (illustrator.). Unger, David, 1950- (translator.).

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Roseau Public Library j 398.2 SAY (Text) 35500006273310 Main Available -

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  • ISBN: 0593115228
  • ISBN: 9780593115220
  • Physical Description: 212 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Philomel Books, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note: "Originally published in Spain by Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial in 2018."
Formatted Contents Note: Blancaflor, a tale from Spain -- Kupti and Imani, a tale from India -- A wise girl, a tale from Russia -- Lady Ragnell, a tale from England -- The female head of the family, a tale from China -- The female warrior, a tale from Spain -- The prince and the three fates, a tale from Egypt -- Mulha and the Imbula, a Swazi tale from southern Africa -- The barber's wife, a Punjabi tale from India -- Katherine Nutcracker, a tale from Scotland -- The fish girl, a tale from France -- The goose herder, a tale from Germany -- Anait, a tale from Armenia -- The talking bird, the singing tree, and the golden water, a Persian tale from One thousand and one nights.
Summary, etc.: "A collection of folktales from around the world in which girls and women save the day"--
Author Notes

Myriam Sayalero ( is a journalist and the director of the multiplatform content site Adosaguas. She has had several books published in Spain and Mexico. The most recent are Los regalos de la vida (Aguilar, 2016), Diario irreverente del desamor (Planeta México, 2017), and Poderosas (Larousse México, 2017). Her latest children's publications are ¡Vaya con el día especial! (Alfaguara, 2017) and Diario de emociones (Larousse, 2017). Follow her on Twitter @myriam_sayalero.

Dani Torrent ( has a degree in art history from the University of Barcelona and studied fine arts and illustration at the Llotja Advanced School of Art and Design. He has exhibited his award-winning artwork around the world, and has been published in many countries. In addition to his work as an illustrator, he has also written several of his own books in Spanish. He has won the Young Creators prize of the Fita Foundation of Girona (Spain), the second-place prize of the intentional drawing festival of Zabrze (Poland) and the second-place prize of the BIISA Festival of Amarante (Portugal). Dani lives in Barcelona. Follow him on Twitter @danitorrent1.

Subject: Folklore
Genre: Folk tales.
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