A collection of stories from the Jataka tales re-written for children, with an explicitly Buddhist slant. One of the earliest works to impart Buddhist teachings to the West, by an author who believed that the values of Buddhism are universal.
About the author (from Wikipedia):
Marie L. Shedlock (1854–1935 ) was an early and influential practitioner of the art of storytelling. She recorded her advice on oral performance in her book The Art of the Story-Teller.