Not One Damsel in Distress: World Folktales for Strong Girls (Hardback)
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Short Description for Not One Damsel in Distress A collection of thirteen traditional tales from various parts of the world, each of whose main character is a fearless, strong, heroic, and resourceful woman.
- Published: 01 May 2000
- Format: Hardback 128 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780152020477 ISBN 10: 0152020470
- Sales rank: 91,103
Full description for Not One Damsel in Distress
These thirteen folktales have one thing in common: brainy, brawny, brave heroines--and not one damsel in distress! From Bradamante, the fierce female medieval knight, to Li Chi, the Chinese girl who slays a dreaded serpent and saves her town, these heroines use their cunning, wisdom, and strength to succeed. Drawing from diverse cultures around the world, renowned author Jane Yolen celebrates the smart, strong, and sassy heroines of legend and lore in a collection that will encourage bravery in every girl.