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Animal Tales (Dewey 398)
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ANIMAL TALES [animals that talk but no moral]
Wild Animals AT 2-99]
- Fox Tricks the Wolf into a Pit
- Wolf and the Crane
- The Sick Lion
Wild Animal and Domestic Animals [AT 100-149]
- The Three Little Pigs [England] variant
- The Three Little Pigs
- The Three Little Pigs and the Fox: An Appalachian Tale by William Hooks
- Hog-Eye by Susan Meddaugh
- The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka
- Three Little Javelinas by Susan Lowell
- The Three Pigs by Davis Wiesner
- The Tar Baby [Black American]
- Wolf and the Seven Little Kids [Grimm]
- Country Mouse and the City Mouse
- Three Billy Goats Gruff [Norway]
Man and Wild Animals [AT 150-199]
- Sam and the Tigers by Julius Lester [Sam-sam-sa-mara]
- Peter and the Wolf
- Little Red Riding Hood
- The Three Little Bears
Domestic Animals [AT 200-219]
- Little Red Hen by Paul Galdone
- The Three Billy Goats Gruff [Norway]
- Mrs. Goat and Her Seven Little Kids by Tony Ross
- The Bremen-town Musicians by Ruth Belov Gross [Germany]
- Three Billy Goats Gruff
- Mrs. Goat and Her Seven Little Kids
Birds [AT 220-249]
- The Crow Marries
- The Council of Birds
- Raven in Borrowed Feathers
Fish [AT 250-274]
- The Prince Taken Away by the Salmon
- The Swimming Match of the Fish
Other Animals and Objects [AT 275-299]
Legendary Tales of Dragons, Unicorns, Werewolves
- Gibbons, Gail. Behold, the Unicorns!
- Mayer, Marianna. The Unicorn Alphabet.
- Munsch, Robert. Paper Bag Princess
- Yolen, Jane. Where Have the Unicorns Gone? (human civilization with its noise and pollution drive unicorns to the sea)
Tales of the Unreal (Dewey 398.4)
- BIGFOOT (SASQUATCH) [alternative science]
- LOCH NESS MONSTER - Legend of Nessie
- Atlantis (Dewey 398.42)
- Ghost Stories (Dewey 398.47)
- Diane Goode's Book of Scary Stories by Diane Goode
- Scary Stories to Read in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz
- Ghosts! Ghostly Tales from Folklore by Alvin Schwartz
- Short and Shivery: Thirty Chilling Tales by Robert San Souci
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For a broadened view of folklore, refer to The Folktale by Stith Thompson for tale types and motifs.
For your reading enjoyment, peruse "Folk Tales of the North American Indians" by Stith Thompson. It includes tales categorized by culture group and motif.