Folktales Series

Multicultural Folktales for Grades 1-4
The Folktales series presents folktales from six different cultures—Mexican, Chinese, Puerto Rican, Indian, Cherokee, and Hottentot—for students in Grades 1-4. Each book features lively full-color illustrations.
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PURCHASING OPTIONS
  • Unit Pack: for each title, one big book, a 6-pack of student books, a cassette, a song chart, and free Teacher’s Notes
  • Classroom Pack: 6 big books (one of each title), 36 student books (one 6-pack of each title), 6 cassettes, 6 song charts, and free Teacher’s Notes
  • Student Book Six-Pack: six copies of one student book
  • Big Book: includes Teacher’s Notes
  • Read-Along Cassette: includes a musical retelling of the story
  • Hardcover (Ashes for Gold, Er-Lang and the Suns, The Little Brown Jay, The Sun, the Wind, and Tashira only)
  • Add-on Pack: 1 copy each of 6 titles
KEY FEATURES
  • Presents folktales from six different cultures.
  • Lively full-color illustrations.
  • Available in multiple purchasing options, including classroom pack and read-along cassette.
  • Add-on packs (1 copy each of 6 titles) are available.
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GRADE COMPONENTS
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Ashes for Gold: A Tale from Mexico
When Thomas tricks a friend Pancho into believing he can get rich selling ashes, Pancho looks like a fool. Or does he? This humorous tale has a surprise ending and is filled with the warmth of Mexico. Learn more >
Er-Lang and the Suns: A Tale from China
The people of China suffer from the burning heat of the seven suns until Er-Lang uses his courage, strength, and wisdom to save his people. Learn more >
Selu and Kana'Ti: Cherokee Corn Mother and Lucky Hunter
The children of the Corn Mother and the Lucky Hunter discover the source of the food their parents provide. Learn more >
The Legend of the Hummingbird: A Tale from Puerto Rico
This traditional folktale explains how the tiny hummingbird was created. Learn more >
The Sun, the Wind, and Tashira: A Hottentot Tale from Africa
Tashira loves everything in nature, but the wind is jealous because it wants all Tashira's admiration. Learn more >
Folktale Series Classroom Pack
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Folktale Series Add-on Pack
Pack includes one copy each of the 6 student books. Learn more >
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Qty Order Code Title Description Format Price
31151 Ashes for Gold: A Tale from Mexico When Thomas tricks a friend Pancho into believing he can get rich selling ashes, Pancho looks like a fool. Or does he? This humorous tale has a surprise ending and is filled with the warmth of Mexico. Student Book 6-pack
$33.00
31143 Ashes for Gold: A Tale from Mexico When Thomas tricks a friend Pancho into believing he can get rich selling ashes, Pancho looks like a fool. Or does he? This humorous tale has a surprise ending and is filled with the warmth of Mexico. Big Book
$26.95
31763 Ashes for Gold: A Tale from Mexico The Big Book Pack contains one big book, the 6-pack of student books, the read-along cassette, plus teacher notes. Big Book Pack
$64.00
51801 Ashes for Gold: A Tale from Mexico A read-along cassette is available for each Mondo Big Book. Mondo cassettes feature cloze activities; text-feature guidance readings; songs; music Read-along Cassette
$8.50
31127 Er-Lang and the Suns: A Tale from China The people of China suffer from the burning heat of the seven suns until Er-Lang uses his courage, strength, and wisdom to save his people. Student Book 6-pack
$33.00
31119 Er-Lang and the Suns: A Tale from China The people of China suffer from the burning heat of the seven suns until Er-Lang uses his courage, strength, and wisdom to save his people. Big Book
$26.95
31771 Er-Lang and the Suns: A Tale from China The Big Book Pack contains one big book, the 6-pack of student books, the read-along cassette, plus teacher notes. Big Book Pack
$64.00
5181X Er-Lang and the Suns: A Tale from China A read-along cassette is available for each Mondo Big Book. Mondo cassettes feature cloze activities; text-feature guidance readings; songs; music Read-along Cassette
$8.50
56749 Selu and Kana'Ti: Cherokee Corn Mother and Lucky Hunter Student Book 6-pack
$33.00
51690 Selu and Kana'Ti: Cherokee Corn Mother and Lucky Hunter The children of the Corn Mother and the Lucky Hunter discover the source of the food their parents provide. Big Book (English)
$28.95
56730 Selu and Kana'Ti: Cherokee Corn Mother and Lucky Hunter The Big Book Pack contains one big book, the 6-pack of student books, the read-along cassette, plus teacher notes. Big Book Pack
$66.00
56560 Selu and Kana'Ti: Cherokee Corn Mother and Lucky Hunter A read-along cassette is available for each Mondo Big Book. Mondo cassettes feature cloze activities; text-feature guidance readings; songs; music Read-along Cassette
$8.50
52344 The Legend of the Hummingbird: A Tale from Puerto Rico This traditional folktale explains how the tiny hummingbird was created. Big Book (English)
$26.95
56757 The Legend of the Hummingbird: A Tale from Puerto Rico The Big Book Pack contains one big book, the 6-pack of student books, the read-along cassette, plus teacher notes. Big Book Pack
$64.00
56552 The Legend of the Hummingbird: A Tale from Puerto Rico A read-along cassette is available for each Mondo Big Book. Mondo cassettes feature cloze activities; text-feature guidance readings; songs; music Read-along Cassette
$8.50
31186 The Little Brown Jay: A Tale from India Princess Maya is very beautiful, but she has a sharp, ugly voice. Can the little brown jay help her change her voice so she can marry Prince Rama? This tale from India explores how helping others can bring unexpected rewards. Student Book 6-pack
$34.50
31178 The Little Brown Jay: A Tale from India Princess Maya is very beautiful, but she has a sharp, ugly voice. Can the little brown jay help her change her voice so she can marry Prince Rama? This tale from India relates how helping others can bring unexpected rewards. Big Book
$26.95
31445 The Little Brown Jay: A Tale from India Hardcover
$9.95
51828 The Little Brown Jay: A Tale from India A read-along cassette is available for each Mondo Big Book. Mondo cassettes feature cloze activities; text-feature guidance readings; songs; music Read-along Cassette
$8.50
3178X The Little Brown Jay: A Tale from India The Big Book Pack contains one big book, the 6-pack of student books, the read-along cassette, plus teacher notes. Big Book Pack
$64.00
31097 The Sun, the Wind, and Tashira: A Hottentot Tale from Africa Tashira loves everything in nature, but the wind is jealous because it wants all Tashira's admiration. Student Book 6-pack
$33.00
31089 The Sun, the Wind, and Tashira: A Hottentot Tale from Africa Tashira loves everything in nature, but the wind is jealous because it wants all Tashira's admiration. Big Book
$26.95
31410 The Sun, the Wind, and Tashira: A Hottentot Tale from Africa Tashira loves everything in nature, but the wind is jealous because it wants all Tashira's admiration. Hardcover
$9.95
31798 The Sun, the Wind, and Tashira: A Hottentot Tale from Africa The Big Book Pack contains one big book, the 6-pack of student books, the read-along cassette, plus teacher notes. Big Book Pack
$64.00
51836 The Sun, the Wind, and Tashira: A Hottentot Tale from Africa A read-along cassette is available for each Mondo Big Book. Mondo cassettes feature cloze activities; text-feature guidance readings; songs; music Read-along Cassette
$8.50
56714 Folktale Series Classroom Pack Pack includes 6 Big Books (one of each title), 6 student books (6 copies of each title), 6 cassettes (one of each title), plus Teacher's Notes.

Classroom Pack
$385.00
58369 Folktale Series Add-on Pack Pack includes one copy each of the 6 student books.

Student Book Add-on Pack
$33.00
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