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The dark way : stories from the spirit world

Author: Virginia Hamilton; Lambert Davis
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of folk tales, legends, and myths involving the supernatural, from cultures around the world. Includes Irish, Russian, Japanese, Native American, Dutch, ancient Greek, Aztec, English, Chinese, Norse, Jewish, Welsh, Haitian, Kikuyu, Italian, and Indian stories, as well as an African American story from North Carolina.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile books
Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hamilton, Virginia, 1936-2002.
Dark way.
San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1990
(OCoLC)551776764
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Hamilton; Lambert Davis
ISBN: 0152223401 : 9780152223403
OCLC Number: 21600995
Description: xiv, 154 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The banshee --
Rolling Rio, the gray man, and death --
Baba Yaga, the terrible --The one-inch boy --
Manabozo --
The horned women --
The Flying Dutchman --
Medusa --
The wicked stepmother --
The tiny thing --
The pretender --
Childe Rowland and Burd Ellen --
Everlasting life --
Tanuki magic teakettle --
Fenris, the wolf --
Joseph Golem --
The very large son --
The free spirits, Bouki and Malice --
The girl who was swallowed by the earth --
The witch's boar --
The argument --
The magician's fellow --
Brothers and bone --
Yama, the god of death --
The witch's skinny.
Responsibility: told by Virginia Hamilton, illustrated by Lambert Davis.

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A collection of folk tales, legends, and myths involving the supernatural, from cultures around the world. Includes Irish, Russian, Japanese, Native American, Dutch, ancient Greek, Aztec, English, Chinese, Norse, Jewish, Welsh, Haitian, Kikuyu, Italian, and Indian stories, as well as an African American story from North Carolina.

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