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Publisher Comments:

Classic collection of 32 less familiar folk tales narrated in clear, lively prose. Different enough to capture all imaginations, the tales are drawn from many different cultures: the American Indians, Australian Bushmen, African Kaffirs, and from Persia, Lapland, Brazil, and India. Includes all of the original 50 illustrations.

Synopsis:

less familiar folk tales from the American Indians, Australian Bushmen, African Kaffirs and from Persia, Lapland, Brazil, and India. Different enough to capture all imaginations. 50 illustrations.

Table of Contents

What the Rose did to the Cypress

Ball-Carrier and the Bad One

How Ball-Carrier finished his Task

The Bunyip

Father Grumbler

The Story of the Yara

The Cunning Hare

The Turtle and his Bride

How Geirald the Coward was Punished

Hábogi

How the Little Brother set Free his Big Brothers

The Sacred Milk of Koumongoé

The Wicked Wolverine

The Husband of the Rat's Daughter

The Mermaid and the Boy

Pivi and Kabo

The Elf Maiden

How Some Wild Animals became Tame Ones

Fortune and the Wood-Cutter

The Enchanted Head

The Sister of the Sun

The Prince and the Three Fates

The Fox and the Lapp

Kisa the Cat

The Lion and the Cat

Which was the Foolishest ?

Asmund and Signy

Rübezahl

Story of the King who would be Stronger than Fate

Story of Wali Dâd the Simple-hearted

Tale of a Tortoise and of a Mischievous Monkey

The Knights of the Fish

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486214382
Editor:
Lang, Andrew
Author:
Ford, Henry J.
Editor:
Lang, Andrew
Author:
Lang, Andrew
Author:
Ford, H. J.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Anthologies
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Fairy tales
Subject:
Juveniles
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Fairies
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Children's Classics
Series Volume:
no. 21 (Dec. 1983)
Publication Date:
19650631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5 to 8
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.9 lb
Age Level:
09-12

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