World Tales of Wisdom and Wonder

Version: Abridged
Author: Heather Forest , Heather Forest
Narrator: Heather Forest
Genres: Fiction, Teen
Publisher: August House Publishers
Published In: January 2006
Length: 1 hour, 1 minute
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These stories are rooted not only in this world, but in the wisdom that is passed on from generation to generation. Forest explores the differences and the similarities of peoples in this compilation of ten world tales, all infused with humor and wit.

Author Details

Author Details

, Heather Forest

"A thirty-year veteran professional storyteller, Heather Forest "says, "I became a storyteller as a direct extension of singing old folk ballads which contained tales." Early in her career, she began to create contemporary versions of traditional folktales from around the world. Forest created The Animals Could Talk "for family audiences. Forest is also the author of several picture books, including Stone Soup "(page 20) and A Big Quiet House "(page 23).