Welcome to the homepage for the TINY TALES series of
traditional myths and folktales retold in 100 words.
Each completed book is free to read online as a Pressbook or you can download a free digital file (PDF, mobi, epub); you can also listen to a free audiobook. In addition, you can purchase a Kindle version or paperback version from Amazon. There are EIGHT books available as of January 22: seven books of stories, along with a teaching guide. (Plus, there's a book of 100-word stories by my students!)
1. Tiny Tales of Nasruddin
2. Tiny Tales from India
3. Tiny Tales from Aesop
4. Tiny Tales Teaching Guide
8. Tiny Tales from the Mahabharata
9. Tiny Tales of Brer Rabbit. This book will contain Brer Rabbit stories from the Americas. Tentative publication date: July. (Current status: writing.)
10. Tiny Tales of the African Rabbit. This book will contain stories about the African trickster rabbit (hare). Tentative publication date: August. (Current status: writing.)
11. More Tiny Tales from Aesop. This will be a follow-up volume to the first Aesop book, with two hundred more fables in English. Tentative publication date: October. (Current status: writing.)
12. Tiny Tales in Latin: Aesop. This book will contain 100-word versions of Aesop's fables. Tentative publication date: December. (Current status: writing.)
Plus plans for many more books to come! Tentatively planned for the coming year are the forthcoming books listed above plus trickster stories about Africa about Tortoise and Spider, along with a Bestiary book of legends from natural history writers of Greece, Rome, and medieval Europe.