My First Look at Folktales
Looking at Literature
Folktales are stories that have been passed down for generations. Many of the most treasured tales have survived because of the oral tradition. This practice existed across many cultures. Readers of this informative and comprehensible book will learn what makes a story a folktale. They'll be introduced to famous folktales they should know, such as the Arabian Nights from the Middle East and the Anansi tales of western Africa. Beautiful imagery from these stories help support the information and will make readers excited to explore more about this genre of literature.