An excellent selection from the rich folklore of Albania selected and translated by Zamira Alimemaj. This book contains some famous old stories - funny, scary but entertaining, stories that have been told in Albania for centuries and are still enjoyed by new generation.Those who read this book can construct in their minds pieces of images of Albanian stories and legends.The fundamental theme of these Albanian folktales is the struggle between good and evil. The cautious reader may rest assured from the start that in the fantastic world of these Albanian folktales the good always win over the evil. Some of the most popular figures of Albanian mythology are characters of this collection. As a text book it provides interesting reading material and uses the stories to develop other language skills such as vocabulary,writing, discussion and critical thinking.