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Fire and ice : stories of winter from around the world

Author: Lari Don; Francesca Greenwood
Publisher: Minneapolis : Darby Creek, 2016.
Series: World of stories
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A shaman hunts a silver fox through the frosted snow. A brave little robin defies a polar bear. The blind Viking god of winter plays a dangerous game with his brother, the god of summer ... Explore wintertime through the eyes of cultures around the world with this chilly collection of traditional tales. From the frozen tundra of Canada to the far off islands in the Pacific Ocean, explore how diverse peoples have  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Folklore
Juvenile works
Folklore Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Don, Lari.
Fire and ice.
Minneapolis : Darby Creek, 2016
(DLC) 2015046854
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lari Don; Francesca Greenwood
ISBN: 9781512413465 1512413461
OCLC Number: 942610438
Target Audience: Age: 7-12.; Grade 4 to 6.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The seeds of winter : Greek myth --
The snow bear and the trolls : Norwegian folktale --
The prince of wolves : Tsimshian folktale, Canada --
The ibis brings spring : Yamana myth, Tierra del Fuego --
The hag of winter : Scottish myth --
The spiders' Christmas : Ukrainian folktale --
Ice and fire : Maori legend --
The hungry polar bear : Canadian folktale --
Missing winter : Canaanite myth, Eastern Mediterranean --
The fox's footprints : Cree folktale, Canada --
Ukko and the bear : Lapp legend, Finland --
The last sun : Chinese myth --
Blind winter : Viking myth --
White eagles : Venezuelan legend --
The hero with hairy trousers : Norse legend.
Series Title: World of stories
Responsibility: by Lari Don ; illustrations by Francesca Greenwood.

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A shaman hunts a silver fox through the frosted snow. A brave little robin defies a polar bear. The blind Viking god of winter plays a dangerous game with his brother, the god of summer ... Explore wintertime through the eyes of cultures around the world with this chilly collection of traditional tales. From the frozen tundra of Canada to the far off islands in the Pacific Ocean, explore how diverse peoples have told the story of winter.

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