Magical Tales from Many Lands

Title: Magical Tales from Many Lands

Bibliographic information: Mayo, M. (1993). Magical Tales from Many Lands. New York: Dutton Children’s Books

Brief annotation: This book contains folktales from all around the world. All of the stories involve magic, mystery, or mischief.

Genre: Folktale collection

Grade level: 3rd – 5th grade

Readers who will like this: Children who like folktales will really like this book. It is also good for children who like learning about other cultures. This book would also be helpful for a class learning about folktales or mythology.

Rating: 4 – I really enjoyed these stories and i thought that this book would be a great way to introduce folktales into a classroom.

Question: What is a Folktale? Can you share a folktale that you have heard?

Reading Strategy: For this i chose the strategy of reader’s theater because I think that if children can act out the stories they might get a better understanding and enjoy reading the folktales more.

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