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The Kingfisher treasury of stories from around the world

Author: Linda M Jennings; Victor G Ambrus
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Kingfisher, [2004]
Series: Read-aloud book (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of seventeen traditional tales from such parts of the world as Africa, Japan, and South America.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Short stories
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda M Jennings; Victor G Ambrus
ISBN: 075345727X 9780753457276 1856979326 9781856979320 1415607982 9781415607985
OCLC Number: 27267881
Description: 159 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: The giant's daughter / retold by Ethel Johnston-Phelps --
The great greedy beast / retold by Amabel Williams-Ellis --
Ricky of the tuft / retold by Linda Jennings --
The wonderful fishhook / retold by Linda Jennings --
Saving the pennies / retold by Adèle Geras --
Tortoise triumphant / retold by Geraldine Elliot --
The Pagoda tree / retold by Linda Jennings --
The word of power / retold by Barbara Sleigh --
Moowis / retold by Alan Garner --
Lakshmi and the clever washerwoman / retold by Madhur Jaffrey --
Medio Pollito / retold by Linda Jennings --
The lucky teakettle / retold by Helen and William McAlpine --
Bro tiger goes dead / retold by James Berry --
The visitor from heaven / retold by Beulah Candappa --
The birth of the sun and the moon / retold by Linda Jennings --
Baba Yaga / retold by Linda Jennings --
A sackful of spirits / retold by Linda Jennings.
Series Title: Read-aloud book (New York, N.Y.)
Other Titles: Stories from around the world
Responsibility: chosen by Linda Jennings ; illustrated by Victor Ambrus.

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A collection of seventeen traditional tales from such parts of the world as Africa, Japan, and South America.

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