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Monkey : a trickster tale from India

Author: Gerald McDermott
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Crocodile wants to feast on Monkey's heart and Monkey must outsmart him if he is to enjoy eating mangoes all day.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Picture books for children
Folklore Juvenile literature
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald McDermott
ISBN: 9780152165963 0152165967 9780544339187 0544339185
OCLC Number: 299712835
Notes: "The illustrations in this book were created with textured papers hand-colored by the artist with fabric paint and ink, then mounted on heavy watercolor paper."--T.p. verso.
"Harcourt Children's Books".
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young people, 2012
Target Audience: Preschool
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 24 x 29 cm.
Responsibility: Gerald McDermott.

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Monkey is hungry for the delicious mangoes on the island in the river, but he can't swim. How will he get there? Crocodile offers to carry Monkey across the water on his back, so Monkey hops aboard.  Read more...

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"Playfully told with succinct text and illustrations, this tale will appeal to a wide audience. It is both simple and sophisticated with subtle and not-so-subtle levels of irony Once again McDermott Read more...

 
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