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Feathers and tails : animal fables from around the world

Author: David Kherdian; Nonny Hogrogian
Publisher: New York : Philomel Books, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of animal fables and folklore from such sources as the Bidpai fables, Aesop, Panchatantra, Grimm, and Wu Cheng'en.
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Genre/Form: Fables
Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kherdian, David.
Feathers and tails.
New York : Philomel Books, ©1992
(OCoLC)760354883
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Kherdian; Nonny Hogrogian
ISBN: 0399218769 9780399218767
OCLC Number: 24375110
Description: 95 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents: The four friends (Bidpai) --
The camel and the mouse (Rumi) --
Crane woos Heron (Russian) --
Anansi rides Tiger (West African) --
Pig and Bear (Czechoslovakian) --
Doctor Toad (Armenian) --
The peacock and the jackdaw (Aesop) --
Coyote and the acorns (Yurok Indian, southwestern U.S.) --
The ungrateful wolf and the gullible heron (Babrius) --
The monkey and the crocodile (India) --
The lemming and the owl (Eskimo) --
The wolf and seven little kids (Brothers Grimm) --
Caucasian riddle (Gurdjieff) --
The incautious fox and the foolish wolf (La Fontaine) --
Monkey (Chinese, from the Journey to the west by Wu Cheng-en) --
Armenian proverb --
African proverb --
The heron and the hummingbird (Muskogee Indian, southeastern U.S.) --
The blue jackal (The Panchatantra) --
The oh so grand ox and the poor pathetic frog (La Fontaine) --
The stolen moon (Kutchin Indian, Canada).
Responsibility: retold by David Kherdian ; illustrated by Nonny Hogrogian.

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A collection of animal fables and folklore from such sources as the Bidpai fables, Aesop, Panchatantra, Grimm, and Wu Cheng'en.

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