Serpents and Werewolves

Stories of Shape-Shifters from around the World

From the Series World of Stories

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

A princess makes a daring deal with the Queen of the Snakes. A lonely sister weaves stinging plants together in order to save her brothers from their mother. A curious boy suddenly becomes a wolf cub.

Discover a worldwide collection of shape-shifter stories, based on folktales and lore from the Americas, Asia, Africa, and Europe. From cursed princes to the first werewolves, things aren’t always what they seem!

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 3
Copyright 2016
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Darby Creek ™
Language English
Number of Pages 144
Publication Date 2016-08-01
Text Type Folktale/Legend
BISACS JNF052030, JNF038000, JNF002000
Dewey 398.2
Dimensions 5.375 x 8.5
Lexile 890
Guided Reading Level X
ATOS Reading Level 5.4
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 182746
Accelerated Reader® Points 3.0
Features Reviewed and Table of contents

Author: Lari Don

Lari Don was born in Chile and spent most of her childhood traveling around South America. She is an award-winning author of children's books and short stories. Lari lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, with her cats.

Illustrator: Francesca Greenwood


Kirkus Reviews

“Engaging stories that will hook kids, send them looking for traditional stories, and perhaps encourage some to take up the art of oral (and written) storytelling.”—Kirkus Reviews