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The monkey's haircut, and other stories told by the Maya

Author: John Bierhorst; Robert Andrew Parker
Publisher: New York : Morrow, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of twenty-two traditional tales from the Mayas, including "How Christ Was Chased" and "The Corn in the Rock."
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Bierhorst; Robert Andrew Parker
ISBN: 0688042694 9780688042691
OCLC Number: 12944753
Description: 152 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Bird bride --
Miser's jar --
Buzzard man --
Tup and the ants --
Corn in the rock --
Rosalie --
Chac --
Lord of the Clouds --
Rabbit and coyote --
Rabbit and puma --
Rabbit gets married --
Lord Sun's bride --
Lost children --
Bad compadre --
Blue sun --
Charcoal cruncher --
How a witch escaped --
Mole catcher --
How the Christ Child was warmed --
How Christ was chased --
Toad and hawk --
Monkey's haircut.
Responsibility: edited by John Bierhorst ; illustrated by Robert Andrew Parker.

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A collection of twenty-two traditional tales from the Mayas, including "How Christ Was Chased" and "The Corn in the Rock."

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