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Not One Damsel in Distress: Heroic Girls from World Folklore
 

Not One Damsel in Distress: Heroic Girls from World Folklore (Hardback)

By Yolen, Jane
Illustrated by Guevara, Susan

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From celebrated author Jane Yolen comes this inspiring collection of folktales from around the world, all featuring strong female heroes. These fifteen folktales have one thing in common: brainy, bold, brave women--and not one damsel in distress! There is Bradamante, the fierce m...edieval knight; Li Chi, the Chinese girl who slays a dreaded serpent and saves her town; Makhta, a female warrior who leads her Sioux tribe into battle; and many more women who use their cunning, wisdom, and strength to succeed. Drawing from diverse cultures around the world, renowned author Jane Yolen celebrates the female heroes of legend and lore in a collection that will empower every reader. This new edition features two brand-new stories from Azerbaijan and Indonesia, and enhanced illustrations.
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ISBN 9781328900203
Released NZ 10 Jul 2018
Publisher Houghton Mifflin
Format Hardback
Availability
Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9781328900203
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Houghton Mifflin
Imprint Houghton Mifflin
Released 10 Jul 2018
Publication Country China China
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Yolen, Jane
Illustrated by Guevara, Susan
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Fairy Tales, Fables & Traditional Stories
Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
Number of Pages 144
Dimensions Width: 206mm
Height: 257mm
Spine: 15mm
Dewey Code 398.22082
Weight 544g
Interest Age 8-12 years
Reading Age 8-12 years
Library of Congress Women, Fairy tales, Folklore, Tales, JUVENILE FICTION / Girls & Women
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile

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