Murakami Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | August 20, 2014

Julie Schumacher: IMG Dear Professor Fitger



Saint Paul, August 2014 Dear Professor Fitger, I've been asked to say a few words about you for Powells.com. Having dreamed you up with a ball-point... Continue »
  1. $16.07 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

    Dear Committee Members

    Julie Schumacher 9780385538138

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$9.95
List price: $19.95
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Burnside Mythology- World Tales

This title in other editions

Wisdom Tales From Around the World

by

Wisdom Tales From Around the World Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Containing simple truths, common sense, and the promise that people can benefit from past generations' experience, this book is a collection of 50 metaphorical folk tales and parables selected with a global perspective and retold by a professional storyteller. Includes traditional stories reflecting the cumulative wisdom of Sufi, Zen, Taoist, Buddhist, Jewish, Christian, African, and Native American cultures.

Synopsis:

This collection of fifty metaphorical folktales and parables is selected with a global perspective and retold by a professional storyteller. Included are tales from diverse story traditions such as Sufi, Zen, Taoist, Buddhist, Jewish, Christian, African, and Native American. Comprised of ancient plots both poignant and comical, this anthology contains simple truths, common sense, and the promise that we can benefit from past generations' experience.

Table of Contents

How the war was ended (North American Arctic - Central Yupik Eskimo) — Gluscabi and the magic game bag (North American Eastern Woodlands - Abenaki).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780874834796
Author:
Forest, Heather
Publisher:
August House Publishers
Author:
Forest, Heather
Location:
Little Rock :
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Anthologies
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Tales
Subject:
Indians of North America -- Folklore.
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Children s Fairy Tales-Anthologies
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
World Storytelling from August House Paperback
Series Volume:
22
Publication Date:
20051231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
156
Dimensions:
11.02x8.54x.43 in. .93 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

Other books you might like

  1. Rachel the Clever: And Other Jewish... Used Trade Paper $4.95
  2. Pedagogy of the Oppressed
    New Mass Market $16.50
  3. The Faerie Queene (Penguin Classics) Used Trade Paper $9.50
  4. Earth Is the Lords & the Sabbath Used Trade Paper $6.50
  5. Myths of Light: Eastern Metaphors of... Used Hardcover $11.00
  6. Fireplaces Used Hardcover $1.00

Related Subjects

Children's » Fairy Tales » Anthologies
Children's » General
Children's » Picture Books » Fairytale Collections
Children's » Picture Books » General Legends
Children's » Religion » General
Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Humanities » Mythology » World Tales

Wisdom Tales From Around the World Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$9.95 In Stock
Product details 156 pages August House Publishers - English 9780874834796 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This collection of fifty metaphorical folktales and parables is selected with a global perspective and retold by a professional storyteller. Included are tales from diverse story traditions such as Sufi, Zen, Taoist, Buddhist, Jewish, Christian, African, and Native American. Comprised of ancient plots both poignant and comical, this anthology contains simple truths, common sense, and the promise that we can benefit from past generations' experience.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.