The Latin American Story Finder: A Guide to 470 Tales from Mexico, Central America and South America, Listing Subjects and Sources

Editor: Elswit, Sharon Barcan
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 978-0-7864-7895-8
Category: Language & Literature - Literature
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: June 2017
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This book features summaries and sources of 470 tales told in Mexico, Central America and South America, a region underrepresented in collections of world folklore. The volume sends users to the best stories retold in English from the Inca, Maya, and Aztec civilizations, Spanish and Portuguese missionaries and colonists, African slave cultures, indentured servants from India, and more than 75 indigenous tribes from 21 countries.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Preface
  • Beginnings and Balance Earth, Sun, Moon, Night, People, Floods, Fire, Sky, Food, Music
  • The Hungry Goddess (Story 1.)
  • Mosni's Search (Story 2.)
  • When the World Was Dark / Cuando el mundo estaba en tinieblas (Story 3.)
  • The Light Keeper's Box (Story 4.)
  • The Lizard and the Sun / La Lagartija y el Sol (Story 5.)
  • Badger Names the Sun (Why the Badger Lives Underground) (Story 6.)
  • How Night Came: A Folk Tale from the Amazon (Story 7.)
  • The Lake of the Moon (Story 8.)
  • How the Gods Created the Finger People: A Mayan Fable (Story 9.)
  • How We Came to the Fifth World / Cómo vinimos al quinto mundo (Story 10.)
  • Feathered Snake and Huracan (Story 11.)
  • Why There Is No Arguing in Heaven: A Mayan Myth (Story 12.)
  • Three Birds and a Little Black Dog (Story 13.)
  • When Animals Were People / Cuando los animals eran personas (Story 14.)
  • The Bird Who Cleans the World (Story 15.)
  • The Great Canoe: A Karina Legend (Story 16.)
  • The Good Llama: A Picture Story from Peru (Story 17.)
  • The Disobedient Giant (Story 18.)
  • How the Bat Saved the World (Story 19.)
  • The Merry Frogs (Story 20.)
  • Tlacuache's Tail (Story 21.)
  • The Gods of Light (Story 22.)
  • Fire-Taking (Story 23.)
  • How Iwariwa the Cayman Learned to Share: A Yanomami Myth (Story 24.)
  • Aletín and the Falling Sky (Story 25.)
  • Ñucu the Worm (Story 26.)
  • How the Rainbow Was Born (Story 27.)
  • The Boy Horticulturist (Story 28.)
  • The Legend of Manioc (Story 29.)
  • The Quest for Corn (Story 30.)
  • The Feathered Snake: How Music Came to the World (Story 31.)
  • The Murmur of the River (How Music Came to the World) / El murmullo del río (Cómo la música llegó al mundo) (Story 32.)
  • The Origin of Music (Story 33.)
  • Journeys to Other Realms
  • What Happened When Armadillo Dug a Hole in the Sky (Story 34.)
  • Legends of the Waraus. The Discovery of the Earth (Story 35.)
  • The Boy Who Rose to the Sky (Story 36.)
  • Juan in Heaven (Story 37.)
  • The Enchanted City (Story 38.)
  • The Boy Who Was Lost (Story 39.)
  • Juan Fetches the Devil (Story 40.)
  • The Story of the Goddess of the Lake (Story 41.)
  • Juan Boa: The Man Who Turned into a River Serpent (Story 42.)
  • The Prince of the Sword (Story 43.)
  • The Fisherman and the King (Story 44.)
  • The Origin of Tubers (Story 45.)
  • The Enchanted Palace (Story 46.)
  • Seeking Wisdom (Story 47.)
  • The Strange Adventures of Alcavilu (Story 48.)
  • The Magic Grocery Store (Story 49.)
  • The Green Sergeant (Story 50.)
  • Cuna Song / Cancion de los cunas (Story 51.)
  • The Flight of Quetzalcoatl (Story 52.)
  • Winning and Losing with the Gods
  • Legends of the Caribs. The First People (Story 53.)
  • The Ancestors Are All Around Us (Story 54.)
  • Heart of Heaven, Heart of Earth: A Tzutuhil Tale (Story 55.)
  • Ouch! (Story 56.)
  • The Fight Over Life (Story 57.)
  • Dog Asks for a New Name (Story 58.)
  • Montezuma's Wound (Story 59.)
  • The Talking Stone (Story 60.)
  • The Goddess of the Earthquakes (Story 61.)
  • The Rabbit's Ears / Las orejas del conejo (Story 62.)
  • How the Porcupine Outwitted the Fox (Story 63.)
  • Charity (Story 64.)
  • A Farmer Learns a Lesson (Story 65.)
  • The First People (Story 66.)
  • The Boy Who Wouldn't Obey: A Mayan Legend (Story 67.)
  • The Rainmaker: A Tzutijil Maya Story from Guatemala (Story 68.)
  • The Origin of the Nopal Cactus / El origen del nopal (Story 69.)
  • The Pot That Spoke in the Hard Times / La olla que habló en los malos tiempos (Story 70.)
  • The Lame Man of Olancho / El cojo de Olancho (Story 71.)
  • The Old Man and the Beanstalk (Story 72.)
  • The Thunder God's Son: A Peruvian Folktale (Story 73.)
  • Zipacna (Story 74.)
  • The Gift of the Moon Goddess / El regalo de ladiosa luna (Story 75.)
  • Voladores (Story 76.)
  • Why Corn Is Golden (Story 77.)
  • The Mole Catcher (Story 78.)
  • The Death of Ari (Story 79.)
  • ‘Mano Coyote (Story 80.)
  • The Magic Bean Tree: A Legend from Argentina (Story 81.)
  • The First Incas (Story 82.)
  • Why the Old Never Grow Young (Story 83.)
  • The King of the Mountains (Story 84.)
  • The Tatema (Story 85.)
  • Making Bargains, Good and Bad
  • La Madrina Muerte / Godmother Death (Story 86.)
  • The Empty Boat / El barco vacío (Story 87.)
  • The Blacksmith and the Devils (Story 88.)
  • The Priest Goes Down to Hell (Story 89.)
  • The Castle of Master Falco (Story 90.)
  • The Spirits of the Stones: Evil Spirits (Story 91.)
  • The Stonecutter and the Tree of Fortune / El canter y el árbol de la fortuna (Story 92.)
  • Blancaflor (Story 93.)
  • Fisherman's Daughter (Story 94.)
  • The Magic Arrows (Story 95.)
  • The Mouse King (Story 96.)
  • The Witch's Face: A Mexican Tale (Story 97.)
  • The Noblest Deed (Story 98.)
  • The Little Boy Who Talked with Birds (Story 99.)
  • Monkey Gets the Last Laugh (Story 100.)
  • Paisano Saves Baby Rabbit from Señor Rattlesnake (Story 101.)
  • The Ram in the Chile Patch (Story 102.)
  • Tup and the Ants (Story 103.)
  • The Harvest Birds / Los pájaros de la cosecha (Story 104.)
  • The Aztec Letter (Story 105.)
  • The Affair of the Horns (Story 106.)
  • Maichak (Story 107.)
  • The Bow, the Deer, & the Talking Bird (Story 108.)
  • Somersault Street (Story 109.)
  • The Witranalwe Who Guarded Sheep (Story 110.)
  • James the Vine Puller (Story 111.)
  • The Pulque Vendor Tricks the Devil (Story 112.)
  • The Tailor Who Sold His Soul to the Devil (Story 113.)
  • The Man Who Defeated the Devil / El hombre que vencióal diablo (Story 114.)
  • How the Blacksmith Fooled Death (Story 115.)
  • The Banana Bet (Story 116.)
  • The Tricky Turtle (Story 117.)
  • Turtle and Fox (Story 118.)
  • The Fox Who Wanted to Whistle (Story 119.)
  • Don't Make a Bargain with a Fox (Story 120.)
  • The Lazy Fox (Story 121.)
  • When the Fox Was Teacher (Story 122.)
  • The Monkey Buys Corn (Story 123.)
  • The Community
  • Teamwork
  • The Story of the Dolphins (Story 124.)
  • Cuckoo's Reward (Story 125.)
  • Little Red Ant and the Great Big Crumb (Story 126.)
  • Frog and His Friends Save Humanity / La rana y sus amigos salvan a la humanidad (Story 127.)
  • Rooster, the Goat and the Dog (Story 128.)
  • Old Ones’ Friendship: The Dog, the Jaguar, and the Coyote (Story 129.)
  • Dog and Young Coyote (Story 130.) (Story Old)
  • Arrival of the Dog into the World / La llegada del perro al mundo (Story 131.)
  • Leadership
  • King of the Animals (Story 132.)
  • Election of the Pawi as a Leader (Story 133.)
  • Sacred Amulet (Story 134.)
  • Dwarf of Uxmal / El enano de uxmal (Story 135.)
  • Wall of Palpan (Story 136.)
  • The Residents
  • Curious Mice (Story 137.)
  • Story of the Toad and the Deer / El cuento del sapo y el venado (Story 138.)
  • Strong? (Story 139.) (Story Who's)
  • Toad's Spots / Las manchas del sapo (Story 140.)
  • The Fly Who Dreamed That He Was an Eagle (Story 141.)
  • Moon Rope: A Peruvian Folktale / Un lazo a la luna: Una leyenda peruana (Story 142.)
  • The Coyote and Juan's Maguey (Story 143.)
  • Why Armadillos Are Funny (Story 144.)
  • The Carvers (Story 145.)
  • The Padre Who Never Worried (Story 146.)
  • Señor Coyote and the Old Lion (Story 147.)
  • So Say the Little Monkeys (Story 148.)
  • The Ant Who Learned to Play the Flute (Story 149.)
  • Too Clever (Story 150.)
  • Señor Coyote and the Dove (Story 151.)
  • The Coyote and the Two Dogs (Story 152.)
  • The Farmyard Jamboree (Story 153.)
  • The Dancing Fox (Story 154.)
  • Tasi and the Oranges (Story 155.)
  • Better Alone Than in Bad Company (Story 156.)
  • The Gentle People (Story 157.)
  • Uncle Nacho's Hat: A Folktale from Nicaragua / El sombrero del Tío Nacho: Un Cuento de Nicaragua (Story 158.)
  • The Old Man and the Robbers (Story 159.)
  • Half a Blanket (Story 160.)
  • The Cupêndia Amazons (Story 161.)
  • Tale of the Teacher (Story 162.)
  • Who Is Wise? / ¿Quién es sabio? (Story 163.)
  • Women Who Want to Be Men (Story 164.)
  • A Master and His Pupil (Story 165.)
  • Reaching Out with Kindness
  • The Emerald Lizard (Story 166.)
  • The Marriage of the Little Hummingbird (Story 167.)
  • How the Hummingbird Got Its Colors (Story 168.)
  • King Solomon and the Bee / El Rey Salomón y la abeja (Story 169.)
  • The Little Frog of the Stream (Story 170.)
  • Crab with the Flying Eyes (Story 171.)
  • The Messenger of the Lord and the Poor Man with Seven Children / El enviado del Señor y el pobre hombre on siete hijos (Story 172.)
  • The Old Man of Teutli (Story 173.)
  • The Good Man and the Kind Mouse (Story 174.)
  • The Girl Who Turned to Stone (Story 175.)
  • The Golden Jars (Story 176.)
  • Antuco's Luck (Story 177.)
  • Protection of the Devil (Story 178.)
  • Chiapaneco (Story 179.)
  • Seeking Justice
  • Good Is Repaid with Evil (Story 180.)
  • The Hero in the Village (Story 181.)
  • When Señor Grillo Met Señor Puma (Story 182.)
  • The Origin of Rain and Thunder (Story 183.)
  • The Feast on the Mountain and the Feast Under the Water (Story 184.)
  • The Armadillo and the Monkey: A Folktale of Brazil (Story 185.)
  • The Hungry Peasant, God, and Death (Story 186.)
  • The Pongo's Dream (Story 187.)
  • The Burro and the Fox (Story 188.)
  • Juan Bobo and Old Tiger (Story 189.)
  • No Justice on Earth (Story 190.)
  • The Little Tenca and the Snowflake (Story 191.)
  • The Proof of the Mice (Story 192.)
  • Uniaí's Son and the Guaraná (Story 193.)
  • The Two Marias (Story 194.)
  • The Wonderful Chirrionera / La maravillosa chirrionera (Story 195.)
  • Aunt Misery's Pear Tree (Story 196.)
  • Punishments and Rewards Teaching Good and Wise Behavior
  • Spreading Fingers for Friendship (Story 197.)
  • The Rich Señora (Story 198.)
  • How Flint-Face Lost His Name (Story 199.)
  • How the Serpent Was Born (Story 200.)
  • The Creature of Fire (Story 201.)
  • The Lost Prince (Story 202.)
  • The Woman Who Died for Three Days and Went to Get Acquainted with Hell (Story 203.)
  • Kákuy (Story 204.)
  • Bahmoo Rides the Wrong Frog (Story 205.)
  • How the Stars Came (Story 206.)
  • The Black Ship (Story 207.)
  • The Gold and Silver Fish (Story 208.)
  • The Magic Canoe (Story 209.)
  • The Chocolate That Turned to Stone (Story 210.)
  • Greed in Heaven, Growth on Earth (Story 211.)
  • The Parrot Who Sings Kra-Kra-Kra (Story 212.)
  • Why You Must Not Strike Children (Story 213.)
  • The Skull Takes Revenge (Story 214.)
  • The Inheritance of the Old Man / La herencia del Viejo (Story 215.)
  • The Girl and the Kibungo (Story 216.)
  • ¡El Cucuy! A Bogeyman Cuento in English and Spanish (Story 217.)
  • The Mother Who Never Wanted Her Son to Work / La madre que nunca quiso que su hijo trabajara (Story 218.)
  • Snake-in-the-Water (Story 219.)
  • The Bad Compadre (Story 220.)
  • The Cheating Milkman (Story 221.)
  • The Two Little Elves (Story 222.)
  • Señor Rattlesnake Learns to Fly (Story 223.)
  • How the Brazilian Beetles Got Their Coats (Story 224.)
  • Bird Cu (Story 225.)
  • The Peacock and the Puhuy (Story 226.)
  • Mediopollito / Half-Chicken (Story 227.)
  • The Proud Horseman (Story 228.)
  • The Eternal Wanderer of the Pampas (Story 229.)
  • Maria Sat on the Fire (Story 230.)
  • Broken Pledge: All Things Talk (Story 231.)
  • When Cultures, Classes or Species Collide
  • The Virgin of Guadalupe (Story 232.)
  • The Viceroy and the Indian (Story 233.)
  • Malintzin of the Mountain (Story 234.)
  • The Bat-Boy and the First Laughter (Story 235.)
  • The Coffin Contest / Ataudkuna Maqanakuy (Story 236.)
  • The Morning Star (Story 237.)
  • The Trees of White Flowers (Story 238.)
  • The Story of the Vitória Régia, the Amazon Water Lily (Story 239.)
  • Ollantay and the Inca (Story 240.)
  • La Llorona: The Weeping Woman (Story 241.)
  • The Coming of Asin (Story 242.)
  • Atzimba, the Princess / Atzimba, la princesa (Story 243.)
  • The Grandfather and the Faultfinders (Story 244.)
  • The Three Gringos / Los tres gringos (Story 245.)
  • Seven Colors (Story 246.)
  • The Jaguar's Wife (Story 247.)
  • Tororõi, the Frog (Story 248.)
  • The Man Who Took a Water Mother for His Bride (Story 249.)
  • Fire and the Jaguar (Story 250.)
  • Lion and Man (Story 251.)
  • The Chontal Giant (Story 252.)
  • The Treasure of Guatavita / El Tesoro de Guatavita (Story 253.)
  • The Mysterious Lake (Story 254.)
  • The Comet and the Tiger (Why the Tiger Has Black Spots) (Story 255.)
  • The Monkey's Haircut (Story 256.)
  • The Magic Ibis (Story 257.)
  • The Sparrow Shaman (Story 258.)
  • Godfather to Skunks (Story 259.)
  • Turtle and Onça, the Jaguar (Story 260.)
  • Enemy Playmates: Kitten and Rat (Story 261.)
  • The Cat and the Mouse (Story 262.)
  • Why Rabbits Have Long Ears (Story 263.)
  • Deer and Jaguar Share a House (Story 264.)
  • The Revolt of the Utensils (Story 265.)
  • Defenders of the Earth
  • Epereji: Animal Guardian (Story 266.)
  • The Dog That Loved to Hunt Armadillos (Story 267.)
  • Mapinguari: One-Eyed Ogre (Story 268.)
  • Trisba & Sula: A Miskitu Folktale from Nicaragua / Una leyenda de los Miskitos de Nicaragua (Story 269.)
  • The Flute of the Chullachaki (Story 270.)
  • The Curupira (Story 271.)
  • Curupira: Guardian Spirit of the Forest (Story 272.)
  • The Songs of the Birds (Story 273.)
  • Story of the Owl (Story 274.)
  • The City of the Dolphins (Story 275.)
  • The Hunting of Sea Lions (Story 276.)
  • Who Cuts the Trees Cuts His Own Life (Story 277.)
  • Sachamama: Mother of the Forest (Story 278.)
  • Chullachaki: Owner of Trees and Animals (Story 279.)
  • The Mother of the Jungle / La Madreselva (Story 280.)
  • Curupira's Son (Story 281.)
  • The Great Kapok Tree (Story 282.)
  • Lupuna: A Tree Becomes Vengeful (Story 283.)
  • The Silver Miners (Story 284.)
  • Sumé (Story 285.)
  • The Woman Who Outshone the Sun: The Legend of Lucia Zenteno / La mujer que billaba aún más que el sol: La leyenda de Lucia Zenteno (Story 286.)
  • Huayramama: Snake Mother of the Wind (Story 287.)
  • The Journey of Tunuri and the Blue Deer: A Huichol Indian Story (Story 288.)
  • Why You Can See a Rainbow When Deer Are Born (Story 289.)
  • Between Husbands and Wives
  • How Much You Remind Me of My Husband (Story 290.)
  • Buzzard Man (Story 291.)
  • The Living Dead Man / El hombre muerto vivo (Story 292.)
  • The Giant and the Rabbit (Story 293.)
  • The Charcoal Cruncher (Story 294.)
  • The Story of the Chonchon (Story 295.)
  • The Three Fountains (Story 296.)
  • The Witch Mother-in-Law (Story 297.)
  • The Witch Wife (Story 298.)
  • The Coyote Teodora (Story 299.)
  • Amasanga Warmi: A Ferocious Wife (Story 300.)
  • The Headless Mule (Story 301.)
  • The Hawk Husband (Story 302.)
  • The Beetle Man (Story 303.)
  • The Poor Widow Bullfighter (Story 304.)
  • The Rooster's Claw / La pata de gallo (Story 305.)
  • The Three Counsels (Story 306.)
  • The Moth (Story 307.)
  • The Return of the Gardener (Story 308.)
  • The Devil in a Bottle (Story 309.)
  • Five Eggs (Story 310.)
  • The Man Who Was Full of Truth (Story 311.)
  • For Love
  • The White Spider's Gift (Story 312.)
  • When Mountains Became Gods (Story 313.)
  • The Young Man and the Star Maiden (Story 314.)
  • Lord Sun's Bride (Story 315.)
  • The Story of the Sun and the Moon (Story 316.)
  • The Llama Herder and the Daughter of the Sun (Story 317.)
  • The Quena: The Legend of Manchai Puytu (Gloomy Cavern) / La quena: la leyenda del Manchai Puytu (caverna tenebrosa) (Story 318.)
  • The Sorcerer's Daughter (Story 319.)
  • The Hunter Who Wanted Air (Story 320.)
  • The Sweetest Song in the Woods (Story 321.)
  • The Mouse and the Ant (Story 322.)
  • Nacho and Lolita (Story 323.)
  • Mother Scorpion Country / La tierra de la madre escorpión (Story 324.)
  • The Land of the Dead (Story 325.)
  • Daughters of the Kalku (Story 326.)
  • The Tale of Delgadina (Story 327.)
  • The Crocodile Man (Story 328.)
  • Green Bird (Story 329.)
  • The Parrot Prince (Story 330.)
  • Mariana and the Merchild: A Folk Tale from Chile (Story 331.)
  • The Great Blessing of the Land (Story 332.)
  • The Little Frog (Story 333.)
  • The Bird Bride (Story 334.)
  • The She-Calf / Wakacha (Story 335.)
  • How Nanco Won a Wife (Story 336.)
  • The Jewels of Shining Light (Story 337.)
  • Juan María and Juana María (Story 338.)
  • Why the Moon Is Free (Story 339.)
  • Rabbit Gets Married (Story 340.)
  • The Story That Became a Dream (Story 341.)
  • The Flea (Story 342.)
  • Love Like Salt (Story 343.)
  • Margarita's Slip / La camisa de Margarita (Story 344.)
  • The Legend of the Poinsetta / La Flor de la Noche Buena (Story 345.)
  • The Rarest Thing (Story 346.)
  • The Hacienda Owner's Daughter / Haciendayuqpa Ususin (Story 347.)
  • The King and the Riddle / El rey y la adivinanza (Story 348.)
  • Supernatural Seducers
  • The Legend of the Yara (Story 349.)
  • A Gift from Yara, an Underwater Seducer (Story 350.)
  • Yara: Fish-Woman from the Underwater World (Story 351.)
  • Mawaris: Aquatic Abductors (Story 352.)
  • Legends of the Waraus. The Story of Korobona (Story 353.)
  • Yakuruna: Male Lover from the Underwater World (Story 354.)
  • The Dolphin's Children (Story 355.)
  • María and the Dolphins (Story 356.)
  • The Girl and the Anaconda (Story 357.)
  • The Snake's Lover (Story 358.)
  • The Snake Sister (Story 359.)
  • The Condor Seeks a Wife (Story 360.)
  • The Creature of the Night (Story 361.)
  • Blanca and the Wild Man (Story 362.)
  • Celina and El Sombrerón, the Man with the Big Hat / Celina y el Sombrerón (Story 363.)
  • The Beautiful Deer (Story 364.)
  • XIV. Tricksters and Fools (Stories 365–415
  • Pedro de Urdemalas
  • Pedro and the Money Tree / Pedro y el arbol de vinero (Story 365.)
  • The Magic Pot (Story 366.)
  • The Golden Partridge (Story 367.)
  • Pedro Malasartes Herds Pigs (Story 368.)
  • Pedro Urdimale, the Little Fox, and the Mare's Egg (Story 369.)
  • Painted Horses (Story 370.)
  • The Magic Burro (Story 371.)
  • The Helper Rabbit (Story 372.)
  • Burro Gold (Story 373.)
  • “Good-bye to Your Machetes…” (Story 374.)
  • Pedro Urdemales and the Giant / Pedro Urdemales y el gigante (Story 375.)
  • Pedro and the Hanging Tree (Story 376.)
  • Clever Little Pedro (Story 377.)
  • Pedro Rimales, the Healer (Story 378.)
  • Pedro the Trickster (Story 379.)
  • More People Tricksters
  • The Little, Little Fellow with the Big, Big Hat (Story 380.)
  • The Price of Heaven and the Rain of Caramels (Story 381.)
  • The Miser's Jar (Story 382.)
  • The Art of Lying (Story 383.)
  • The Magic Cap (Story 384.)
  • Animal Tricksters
  • The Wax Doll, the Coyote, and Rabbit (Story 385.)
  • Rabbit and Puma (Story 386.)
  • Borreguita and the Coyote (Story 387.)
  • Love and Roast Chicken (Story 388.)
  • The King of the Leaves (Story 389.)
  • The Rabbit as Cowherd (Story 390.)
  • How Agouti (Cotia) Fooled Onça (Story 391.)
  • Uncle Coyote's Last Mischief (Story 392.)
  • Zorro and Quwi (Story 393.)
  • Señor Coyote Plays Schoolmaster for the Rabbit (Story 394.)
  • A Lie Hurts More Than a Wound (Story 395.)
  • Just a Minute: A Trickster Tale and Counting Book (Story 396.)
  • What's in the Pot, Stays in the Pot! (Story 397.)
  • Conejito (Story 398.)
  • Fat Sheep, Lean Sheep, and Señor Coyote (Story 399.)
  • Señor Coyote Hides in the Rabbit's House (Story 400.)
  • The Coyote and the Rooster (Story 401.)
  • Fools
  • The Mule Drivers Who Lost Their Feet (Story 402.)
  • The Holes of Lagos (Story 403.)
  • The Sombreros of the Men of Lagos (Story 404.)
  • A Sad Tale of a Silly Fellow (Story 405.)
  • Let Somebody Buy You Who Doesn't Know You (Story 406.)
  • Some Impatient Mule-Drivers (Story 407.)
  • When a Man Is Foolish (Story 408.)
  • Simple Simón (Story 409.)
  • Lucky Fools
  • The Adventures of Juan Bobo / Las aventuras de Juan Bobo (Story 410.)
  • Ashes for Sale (Story 411.)
  • The Two Brothers and the Fortune (Story 412.)
  • Pine Cone the Astrologer (Story 413.)
  • Prince Simpleheart (Story 414.)
  • The Princess and the Riddle (Story 415.)
  • Heroic Rescues and Magical Escapes
  • Land of the Icy Death / Tierra de la muerte glacial (Story 416.)
  • The Search for the Magic Lake (Story 417.)
  • The Flower of Lirolay / La flor de lirolay (Story 418.)
  • The Machi and the Nguruvilu (Story 419.)
  • The Kibungo and the Boy with the Sack Full of Feathers (Story 420.)
  • Neima's Rescue (Story 421.)
  • Rosha and the Sun (Story 422.)
  • The Enchanted Cow (Story 423.)
  • The Five Brothers (Story 424.)
  • The Waterfall of Wisdom (Story 425.)
  • The Turquoise Ring (Story 426.)
  • The Dragon Slayer (Story 427.)
  • The Feast for Tepozteco (Story 428.)
  • The Boy and the Bull (Story 429.)
  • The Horse of Seven Colors (Story 430.)
  • The Three Stolen Princesses (Story 431.)
  • Juan Oso (Story 432.)
  • The Grapefruit Girl (Story 433.)
  • Blanca Rosa and the Forty Thieves (Story 434.)
  • The Talking Bird, the Singing Tree and the Fountain of Gold (Story 435.)
  • The Magic Eagle (Story 436.)
  • In the City of Benjamin (Story 437.)
  • The Fairy's Gifts (Story 438.)
  • The Wise Woman of Córdoba (Story 439.)
  • How a Witch Escaped (Story 440.)
  • The Girl and the Puma (Story 441.)
  • Strange and Mysterious Encounters
  • The Hunter and the Curupira (Story 442.)
  • Smart Dai-adalla (Story 443.)
  • The Courier (Story 444.)
  • The Dog Who Spoke / El perro que habló (Story 445.)
  • Yanapuma: Black Jaguar Vampire (Story 446.)
  • Renacal: A Grove of Magical Trees (Story 447.)
  • Boa Plants: Plants Turn into Animals (Story 448.)
  • Seringa: Mother of the Rubber Trees (Story 449.)
  • Taina (Story 450.)
  • Evil Rocks and the Evil Spirit of Peru (Story 451.)
  • Lamparilla: Glowing Ghost (Story 452.)
  • Horse's Hooves and Chicken Feet (Story 453.)
  • The Flying Skeleton / El esqueleto volador (Story 454.)
  • The Teeth (Story 455.)
  • The Skeleton's Revenge (Story 456.)
  • The Old Lady Who Ate People (Story 457.)
  • The Dead Man Who Was Alive (Story 458.)
  • Elves (b) (Story 459.)
  • Funny, Funny (Story 460.)
  • Littlebit (Story 461.)
  • The Wild Cherry Tree (Story 462.)
  • The Inside-Out Robe (Story 463.)
  • Matinta-Perera: Devious People Turn into Birds (Story 464.)
  • The Mystery of Elm Grove Street / El misterio de la calle de Olmedo (Story 465.)
  • Girl in White (Story 466.)
  • The Phantom Children (Story 467.)
  • The Voice of the Dead (Story 468.)
  • The Man Who Wanted to Learn to Be a Brujo and a Characotel (Story 469.)
  • The Earth Ate Them (Story 470.)
  • Appendix A: Indigenous Peoples by Country, with Alternate Names
  • Appendix B: Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Story Title Index
  • Subject Index