Aaron Shepard
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Here is a menu of all special features and alternate formats for Aaron Shepard’s books, stories, and scripts. Use this to quickly find any and all materials related to specific works. The listing is alphabetical by title.

Note: Bulleted links and links to online formats and book info take you to different parts of this site or to associated sites.


The Adventures of Mouse Deer: Favorite Folk Tales of Southeast Asia

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater | | Reader’s Theater (Team) | | Storytelling |

BOOKS — | Picture Book | | Folktales on Stage |


The Baker’s Dozen: A Saint Nicholas Tale

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater | | Reader’s Theater (Team) | | Reader’s Theater (Spanish) | | Reader’s Theater (Trad. Chinese) | | Storytelling |

BOOKS — | Picture Book | | Coloring Book | | Readers on Stage | | Folktales on Stage |


The Battle of Song: A Northern Tale of Magic

See The Songs of Power


The Boy Who Wanted the Willies

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater | | Reader’s Theater (Team) | | Storytelling |

BOOKS — | Folktales on Stage |


The Calabash Kids: A Tale of Tanzania

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater | | Reader’s Theater (Trad. Chinese) | | Storytelling |

BOOKS — | Folktales on Stage |


The Christmas Truce

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater | | Reader’s Theater (Team) | | Storytelling |

BOOKS — | Picture Book |


The Crystal Heart: A Vietnamese Legend

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater | | Reader’s Theater (Trad. Chinese) | | Storytelling |

BOOKS — | Picture Book | | Folktales on Stage |


The Enchanted Storks: A Tale of Bagdad

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater | | Storytelling |

BOOKS — | Picture Book | | Folktales on Stage |

AUDIO — | Wisdom and Luck |


Forty Fortunes: A Tale of Iran

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater | | Reader’s Theater (Trad. Chinese) | | Storytelling |

BOOKS — | Picture Book | | Folktales on Stage |

AUDIO — | Wisdom and Luck |


The Four Puppets: A Tale of Burma

ONLINE — | Story |


The Gifts of Friday Eve: A Tale of Iran

Note: “The Magic of Mushkil Gusha” is an older title of this story.

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater | | Storytelling |


The Gifts of the Grasscutter: A Tale of India and Pakistan

Note: “The Gifts of Wali Dad” is an older title of this story.

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater | | Reader’s Theater (Trad. Chinese) | | Storytelling |

BOOKS — | Picture Book | | Folktales on Stage |

AUDIO — | A People With One Heart |


The Gifts of Wali Dad

See The Gifts of the Grasscutter


Help! Hilary! Help!

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater |


The Hidden One: A Native American Legend

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater | | Reader’s Theater (Trad. Chinese) | | Storytelling |

BOOKS — | Folktales on Stage |


How Frog Went to Heaven: A Tale of Angola

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater | | Reader’s Theater (Trad. Chinese) | | Storytelling |


How Violence Is Ended: A Buddhist Legend

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater | | Storytelling |


King o’ the Cats

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater | | Reader’s Theater (Team) | | Storytelling |

BOOKS — | Picture Book |


Kings for Breakfast!: A Hindu Legend

ONLINE — | Story |


Lady of Marvels: A Celtic Tale of Magic

See The Mountain of Marvels


The Lady of Stavoren: A Dutch Legend

Note: “The Most Precious Thing in the World” is the shorter version of this story.

ONLINE — | Story | | Story (Shorter) |


Lady White Snake: A Tale From Chinese Opera

ONLINE — | Story |

BOOKS — | Picture Book |

VIDEO — | Lady White Snake |


The Legend of Lightning Larry

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater | | Storytelling |

BOOKS — | Picture Book | | Readers on Stage | | Stories on Stage |


The Legend of Slappy Hooper: An American Tall Tale

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater | | Reader’s Theater (Team) | | Storytelling |

BOOKS — | Picture Book | | Folktales on Stage |

AUDIO — | The Legend of Slappy Hooper |


The Magic Brocade: A Tale of China

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater | | Reader’s Theater (Team) | | Reader’s Theater (Trad. Chinese) | | Storytelling |

BOOKS — | Picture Book | | Folktales on Stage |


The Magic Flyswatter: A Superhero Tale of Africa

Note: “No Sons!” is the shorter version of this story.

ONLINE — | Story | | Story (Shorter) |

BOOKS — | Mini-Novel |


The Magic of Mushkil Gusha

See The Gifts of Friday Eve


The Maiden of Northland: A Hero Tale of Finland

See The Songs of Power


The Man Who Sang to Ghosts: A Japanese Legend

ONLINE — | Story |

BOOKS — | Mini-Novel | | 13 Scary Ghost Stories |


Many Fingers, One Hand

BOOKS — | Board Book |


Master Maid: A Tale of Norway

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater | | Reader’s Theater (Team) | | Storytelling |

BOOKS — | Picture Book | | Folktales on Stage |


Master Man: A Tall Tale of Nigeria

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater | | Storytelling |

BOOKS — | Picture Book | | Folktales on Stage |


The Millionaire Miser: A Buddhist Fable

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater | | Reader’s Theater (Trad. Chinese) | | Storytelling |


Monkey: A Superhero Tale of China

See The Monkey King


The Monkey King: A Superhero Tale of China

Note: Monkey is the title of the original published version of this story. “Monkey Lives!” is an excerpt.

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater | | Reader’s Theater (Team) |

BOOKS — | Mini-Novel |


Monkey Lives!

See The Monkey King


Mop Top: A Tale of Norway

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater | | Storytelling |


More Than a Match

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater | | Storytelling |

AUDIO — | And Once Again | | Frog and Friends |


The Most Precious Thing in the World

See The Lady of Stavoren


The Mountain of Marvels: A Celtic Tale of Magic

Note: “Lady of Marvels” is the shorter version of this story.

ONLINE — | Story | | Story (Shorter) |

BOOKS — | Mini-Novel |


Mouse Deer and Tiger
Mouse Deer and Crocodile
Mouse Deer and Farmer

See The Adventures of Mouse Deer


No Sons!: A Superhero Tale of Africa

See The Magic Flyswatter


One‑Eye! Two‑Eyes! Three‑Eyes!: A Very Grimm Fairy Tale

Note: “Two‑Eyes” is the original title of this story.

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater | | Storytelling |

BOOKS — | Picture Book |


Peddler Polly and the Story Stealer

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater | | Reader’s Theater (Trad. Chinese) | | Storytelling |

BOOKS — | Readers on Stage |


The Prince Who Had Everything: The Legend of the Buddha

ONLINE — | Story |


The Princess and the God: A Tale of Ancient India

Note: “Savitri” is an older title of this story.

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater | | Reader’s Theater (Team) | | Reader’s Theater (Trad. Chinese) | | Storytelling |

BOOKS — | Picture Book | | Folktales on Stage | | Stories on Stage (1st Edition) |

MUSIC — | Savitri |


The Princess Mouse: A Tale of Finland

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater | | Storytelling |

BOOKS — | Picture Book | | Folktales on Stage |


Quackling: A Feathered Fairy Tale

ONLINE — | Story |

BOOKS — | Picture Book | | Coloring Book |


Robin Hood

BOOKS — | Graphic Novel |


Savitri

See The Princess and the God


The Sea King’s Daughter: A Russian Legend

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater | | Reader’s Theater (Trad. Chinese) | | Storytelling |

BOOKS — | Picture Book | | Coloring Book | | Folktales on Stage |

MUSIC — | Lateral Lines |


Skeeter and the Weasels

Note: For the sequel to this story, see “Skeeter Saves the World.”

ONLINE — | Story |

BOOKS — | Picture Book | | Coloring Book |


Skeeter Saves the World

Note: This is the sequel to “Skeeter and the Weasels.”

ONLINE — | Story |


The Songs of Power: A Northern Tale of Magic

Note: The Maiden of Northland is the picture book version of this story. “The Battle of Song” is an excerpt.

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater | | Reader’s Theater (Team) | | Storytelling |

BOOKS — | Mini-Novel | | Picture Book |


The Swan Knight: A Medieval Legend

ONLINE — | Story |

BOOKS — | Mini-Novel |


Timothy Tolliver and the Bully Basher

BOOKS — | Chapter Book |


Two‑Eyes

See One‑Eye! Two‑Eyes! Three‑Eyes!


The War Prayer

By Mark Twain

ONLINE — | Reader’s Theater | | Reader’s Theater (Team) |


When the Twins Went to War: A Fable of Far East Russia

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater | | Storytelling |


Which Shoes Do You Choose?

ONLINE — | Story | | Reader’s Theater |

BOOKS — | Picture Book |


The Wicked Girl: A Tale of Turkey

ONLINE — | Story | | Storytelling |


The Wings of the Butterfly: A Tale of the Amazon Rainforest

ONLINE — | Story |



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