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Fabulous beasts ; the facts and the fables

Author: Finn Bevan; Diana Mayo
Publisher: New York : Children's Press, ©1997.
Series: Landscapes of legend.
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A collection of traditional tales featuring animals, from such places as West Africa, Brazil, and the Arctic.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Finn Bevan; Diana Mayo
ISBN: 051626298X 9780516262987 0516203495 9780516203492
OCLC Number: 35784370
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 31 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Spirits and symbols --
Spider tricksters --
Anansi and the chameleon : a spider story from West Africa --
Shark spirits of the sea --
How the great shark god met his match : a shark story from Fiji, in the South Pacific --
An animal in armor --
How a tortoise saved the world : a tortoise story from China --
Flight of the spirit birds --
Raven steals the moon and Raven creates the world : two raven stories from North America --
Lords of the jungle --
How the jaguar lost its fire : a jaguar story from Brazil --
Souls of the ice --
How the seals came to be : a creation story from the Arctic.
Series Title: Landscapes of legend.
Responsibility: Finn Bevan ; illustrated by Diana Mayo.

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A collection of traditional tales featuring animals, from such places as West Africa, Brazil, and the Arctic.

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