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The Barefoot book of giants, ghosts and goblins : traditional tales from around the world

Author: John Matthews; Giovanni Manna
Publisher: New York : Barefoot Books, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A cross-cultural anthology of folk tales carefully chosen to terrify and tantalize young readers. The mystery and magic of the stories are beautifully realized by evocative and enchanting watercolors.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Folklore
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Matthews; Giovanni Manna
ISBN: 1902283279 : 9781902283272
OCLC Number: 42369983
Description: 80 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Contents: The giant with no heart in his body (Norwegian) --
The ghost with two faces (Cheyenne) --
The bunyip (Australian) --
Onna and the giant (Irish) --
The drinking companions (Chinese) --
The goblin, the grocer and the student (Danish) --
A-man-among-men (Hausa-West African) --
Little Oonyani (Evenk-Siberian) --
The lass who couldn't be frightened (Scottish).
Other Titles: Giants, ghosts and goblins
Responsibility: retold by John Matthews ; illustrated by Giovanni Manna.

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A cross-cultural anthology of folk tales carefully chosen to terrify and tantalize young readers. The mystery and magic of the stories are beautifully realized by evocative and enchanting watercolors.

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