Includes bibliographical references (pages -500).
Formatted Contents Note:
Island lake / by E. Catherine Tobler -- The puma's daughter / by Tanith Lee -- Map of seventeen / by Christopher Barzak -- The selkie speaks / by Delia Sherman -- Bear's bride / by Johanna Sinisalo -- The abominable child's tale / by Carol Emshwiller -- The hikikomori / by Hiromi Goto -- The comeuppance of Creegus Maxin / by Gregory Frost -- Ganesha / by Jeffrey Ford -- The elephant's bride / by Jane Yolen -- The children of Cadmus / by Ellen Kushner -- The white doe: three poems / by Jeanine Hall Gailey -- Coyote and Valorosa / by Terra L. Gearhart-Serna -- One thin dime / by Stewart Moore -- The monkey bride / by Midori Snyder -- Pishaach / by Shweta Narayan -- The salamander fire / by Marly Youmans -- The margay's children / by Richard Bowes -- Thimbleriggery and Fledglings / by Steve Berman -- The flock / by Lucius Shepard -- The children of the shark god / by Peter S. Beagle -- Rosina / by Nan Fry.
A collection of stories and poems relating to animal transfiguration legends from around the world, retold and reimagined by various authors. Includes brief biographies, authors' notes, and suggestions for further reading.