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The Bird Who Cleans the World: And Other Mayan Fables

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A collection of Mayan folktales deals with themes of creation, nature, mutual respect, and ethnic relations and conflicts.

Table of Contents

The bird who cleans the world — From mouse to bat — The affair of the horns — How the serpent was born — The first monkeys — Sometimes right is repaid with wrong — The disobedient child — The tail of the dog — The toad and the buzzard — The toad and the crab — The proof of the mice — Laziness should not rule us — Advice from a jackass — Who cuts the trees cuts his own life — The ungrateful alligator — The little boy who talked with birds — The child who saw visions — The snail and the minnow — The curious mice — The work of the mosquito — The war of the wasps — The king of the animals — The loudmouth and death — The hen and the frog — The man and the buzzard — The vulture and the sparrow hawk — The buzzard and the dove — The possum and the jaguar — The lazy man — The great jaguar — The skunk and the rabbit — The old ones' friendship: the dog, the jaguar, and the coyote.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781880684030
Translator:
Kaufman, Wallace
Introduction:
Kaufman, Wallace
Translator:
Kaufman, Wallace
Introduction by:
Burns, Allen F.
Introduction:
Burns, Allen F.
Author:
Burns, Allen F.
Author:
Allen F.
Author:
Burns
Author:
Montejo, Victor
Publisher:
Curbstone Press
Location:
Willimantic, CT :
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Legends, Myths, & Fables - Other
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Country/Ethnic-General
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Mayas
Subject:
Nonfiction
Subject:
Animals -- Folklore.
Subject:
Jacalteca Indians.
Subject:
Jacalteca Indians -- Legends.
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Children s-Fables
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Pbk. ed.
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
1214-E
Publication Date:
19950731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
120
Dimensions:
9 x 5.9 in
Age Level:
09-12

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