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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.

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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.

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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
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

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"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.
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