Hispanic Phase II

Norton’s PHASE II: Folktales

Brenner, A. (1942). The boy who could do anything, & other Mexican folk tales. New York: W.R. Scott. This book contains several Mexican tales in English. Gr. 4-6

Campos, A.J. (Ed.) (1977). Mexican folk tales. Tucson, Ariz. : University of Arizona Press. This book contains several Mexican tales of the Jalisco region translated into English. Gr. 4-6

Ehlert, L. (1997). Cuckoo : a Mexican folktale = Cucú : un cuento folklórico mexicano. San Diego : Harcourt Brace. A traditional Mayan tale which reveals how the cuckoo lost her beautiful feathers; text in English and Spanish. Gr. Pre-3

Paredes, A. (1970). Folktales of Mexico. Chicago, University of Chicago Press. Folktales of the world

Piggott, J. (1976). Mexican folk tales. New York : Crane Russak. Retells eleven Mexican legends, results of European influence on traditional Indian lore. Gr. 4-6

Robe, S.L. (1973). Index of Mexican folktales, including narrative texts from Mexico, Central America, and the Hispanic United States. Berkeley, University of California Press.

"Classified according to Antti Aarne and Stith Thompson, The types of the folktale, second revision."