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Margaret Read MacDonald, renowned author of more than 15 books on folklore and storytelling, teams up with librarian Supaporn Vathanaprida to present this fascinating folktale collection and introduction to Thai thought. Drawing on memories of her childhood in Northern Thailand, Supaporn shares her tales and comments to help both adults and children understand the surprising world of Thai folklore and culture. The 28 engaging stories show many aspects of the Buddhist worldview in action. Humorous stories, animal tales, teaching tales of Buddhist monks, and tales of amazing magical events that entertain the Thai imagination are included in the collection.

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Margaret Read MacDonald, renowned author of more than 15 books on folklore and storytelling, teams up with librarian Supaporn Vathanaprida to present this fascinating folktale collection and introduction to Thai thought. Drawing on memories of her childhood in Northern Thailand, Supaporn shares her tales and comments to help both adults and children understand the surprising world of Thai folklore and culture. The 28 engaging stories show many aspects of the Buddhist worldview in action. Humorous stories, animal tales, teaching tales of Buddhist monks, and tales of amazing magical events that entertain the Thai imagination are included in the collection.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 124-141) and index.

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ISBN:
9781563080968
Retold:
MacDonald, Margaret Read
Editor:
Vathanaprida, Supaporn
Retold by:
Vathanaprida, Supaporn
Retold:
Vathanaprida, Supaporn
Author:
MacDonald, Margaret
Author:
Vathanaprida, Supaporn
Author:
MacDonald, Margaret Read
Publisher:
Libraries Unlimited
Location:
Englewood, Colo. ;
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Reading
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Legends
Subject:
Tales
Subject:
Library & Information Science
Subject:
Children's Literature - Storytelling
Subject:
Buddhists
Subject:
Buddhists -- Folklore.
Subject:
Tales -- Thailand.
Subject:
Legends -- Thailand.
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Reading & Phonics
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
World folklore series
Series Volume:
84
Publication Date:
19940631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Primary and secondary/elementary and high school
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
152
Dimensions:
10.14x7.12x.68 in. 1.32 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Margaret Read MacDonald, renowned author of more than 15 books on folklore and storytelling, teams up with librarian Supaporn Vathanaprida to present this fascinating folktale collection and introduction to Thai thought. Drawing on memories of her childhood in Northern Thailand, Supaporn shares her tales and comments to help both adults and children understand the surprising world of Thai folklore and culture. The 28 engaging stories show many aspects of the Buddhist worldview in action. Humorous stories, animal tales, teaching tales of Buddhist monks, and tales of amazing magical events that entertain the Thai imagination are included in the collection.
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