The Wise Little Burro Holiday Tales from Near and Far

For years, every time the winter solstice rolled around, kids would start asking Joe to tell stories about the holiday season. So he put together thse stories especially for...

Tell Me a Cuento Four Stories in English and Spanish

Do you know what a Terrible Tragadabas is? Or why the bossy rooster José can’t go to the wedding of his Uncle Perico? Or who gets to marry the butterfly, La Mariposa: the pig,...

A Heart Full of Turquoise Pueblo Indian Tales

These are magical and mysterious tales about a world in which all things are living creatures. There’s a story about the Evil Giant with a heart made of thorns and cactus...

Coyote & Native American Folk Tales

In his introduction to Coyote &, Joe Hayes says, “Many American Indian stories are sacred. They are part of the religion of the people who tell them, and so belong to just one...

Everyone Knows Gato Pinto More Tales from Spanish New Mexico

Joe Hayes brings to life ten more cuentos from the rich tradition of northern New Mexico (check out The Day It Snowed Tortillas to find some more). You’ll hear about Gato Pinto,...

The Checker Playing Hound Dog Tall Tales from a Southwestern Storyteller

Do you know what a tall tale is? Well if you don't, you better catch these clever stories. Some of these tales are even taller than Joe Hayes! Did you ever hear of a dog that...

The Day it Snowed Tortillas Tales from Spanish New Mexico

Kids of all ages are always asking Joe Hayes, “How can it snow tortillas?” Well, now they’ll know where to find the answer. Readers of all ages will delight in these magical...

Watch Out for Clever Women ¡cuidado Con Las Mujeres Astutas!

Told in both Spanish and English, the stories in this collection celebrate the strength of women as found in the Hispanic folklore of northern New Mexico. This includes Joe’s...

That's Not Fair! Earth Friendly Tales

Joe Hayes, the acclaimed storyteller of the southwest, tells you six more exciting folktales! These earth friendly tales include classic stories: That's Not Fair, Eat With Your...

Stories at the Tipi Live at the Wheelwright Museum

Stories at the Tipi contains nine of Joe Hayes’ greatest stories including: Rain; The Gum Chewing Rattler; ¡Válgame Dios!; One Day, One Night; Sky Pushing Poles; Promises;...