We have just passed the mid-point of November and our top four books are racing away from the rest. The top four books are:

 

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MAORI FOLKLORE – 23 Maori Myths and Legends

Download link: https://goo.gl/DYYtzS

Collated and translated by Sir George Grey, Governor of New Zealand from November 1845 – January 1854 and again from December 1861 – February 1868. You will find legends and stories like: The Children Of Heaven And Earth, The Legend Of Maui, The Legend Of Tawhaki, Rupe’s Ascent Into Heaven, Kae’s Theft Of The Whale and many, many other Polynesian myths.

 

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SCOTTISH FAIRY AND FOLK TALES – – 85 Scottish Children’s Stories

Download link: https://goo.gl/JS11f2

Compiled by Sir George Douglas, contains not just fairytales but also tales of kelpies, brownies, stories of animals – foxes, crows, frogs and stories of mermen and comic tales as well.

 

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MY OWN STORY – THE EMMELINE PANKHURST STORY

Download link: https://goo.gl/ygzgsA

Of note was the fact that the closing paragraphs of this book were written in the late summer of 1914, when the armies of every great power in Europe called upon their citizens, and the citizens of their colonies, to mobilised for savage, unsparing, barbarous warfare against one another, against small and unaggressive nations, against helpless women and children, and against civilisation itself.

“There can be no real peace in the world until woman, the mother half of the human family, are given liberty in the councils of the world” – Emmeline Pankhurst.

 

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OLD PETER’S RUSSIAN TALES

Download link: https://goo.gl/B7ASZh

20 illustrated Russian folk and fairy tales retold for young people and the young at heart. The tales are a good sampling of Slavic folklore. The stories in this book are those that Russian peasants tell their children and each other.

Possibly of more importance and with a degree of irony and poignancy to the reader is that most of these stories were recorded in Russia in camps, and at the side of the road, from soldiers as the Russian Imperial Army marched to the front to engage the Germans during WWI.

 

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