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Mirror, Mirror

Forty Folktales for Mothers and Daughters to Share
An anthology of stories edited by

In this magical collection, an award-winning author and folklorist teams up with her daughter, selecting forty folk and fairy stories from all over the world that pay tribute to strong mothers, doting mothers, ambivalent mothers, obsessive mothers, even the quintessential wicked stepmother, and their relations-for better or worse-with their daughters. Included are enduring favorites such as Cinderella and the Greek myth of Persephone along with lesser known tales from the Sudan, Palestine, Italy, Africa, India, Russia, China, Japan, and the Americas. After each tale, Yolen and Stemple explore its place in folklore, family history, psychology, and literature. Whether read by mothers and daughters on their own or in mother/daughter reading groups, these stories are a source of connection and enchantment.

Genre: Fantasy

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Hardback Editions

April 2000 : USA Hardback

Title: Mirror, Mirror: Forty Folk Tales for Mothers and Daughters to Share
Author(s): Jane Yolen, Heidi Stemple
ISBN: 0-670-88907-5 / 978-0-670-88907-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking
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Paperback Editions

March 2001 : UK Paperback

Title: Mirror Mirror
Author(s): Jane Yolen
ISBN: 0-14-029835-5 / 978-0-14-029835-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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