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More ready-to-tell tales from around the world

Author: David Holt; William Mooney
Publisher: Little Rock, Ark. : August House Publishers, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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A multicultural collection of traditional tales contributed by experienced storytellers, with tips for telling the stories.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Folklore
Children's nonfiction
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Holt; William Mooney
ISBN: 0874835925 9780874835922 0874835836 9780874835830
OCLC Number: 44270691
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Comic tales: The barking mouse / Antonio Sacre --
Why armadillos are funny / Barbara McBride-Smith --
The three wishes / Martha Hamilton and Mitch Weiss --
The young and dashing princess / Beth Horner --
The belly button monster / Olga Loya --
Wise fools: Jean Sot and the bull's milk / J.J. Reneaux --
A chelm medley / Syd Lieberman --
Juan Bobo's pig / Joseph Sobol --
Trickster tales: Tigertail soup / Melinda Munger --
B'whale and b'elephant / Derek Burrows --
Redmond O'Hanlon and the wee fella / Maggie Kerr Peirce --
How hare drank boiling water and married the beautiful princess / Raouf Mama --
The boy and the devil / Pleasant DeSpain --
Against the law -or- Br'er Wolf still in trouble / James "Sparky" Rucker --
Tall tales: The cherry tree buck / Robin Moore --
The talking dog / Doc McConnell --
The snake and the frog / Jon Spelman --
How and why tales: Tia Miseria / Harlynne Geisler --
Grandmother spider brings the light / Sherry Norfolk --
How the rabbit lost its tail / Len Cabral --
Little frog and centipede / Susan Klein --
Dog tails / Dovie Thomason --
Served with a twist: The farmer's fun-loving daughter / Taffy Thomas --
The piper's revenge / Billy Teare --
The sky is falling / Jay Stailey --
The edge of the world / Richard Walker --
The praying mantis / Deborah Joy Corey --
The tail of the Linani beast / Margaret Read MacDonald --
The dancing fiddle / Dan Keding --
Codes of conduct: The story of Anniko / Charlotte Blake Alston --
Deer and jaguar share a house / Antonio Rocha --
Tales of Aesop / Heather Forest --
The secret of the animals / Michael Parent and Julien Olivier --
Wheel of fortune: Pine trees for sale! / Milbre Burch --
The bottle imp / Bill Mooney --
The kiss of evil / Loralee Cooley --
One wish / Liz Weir --
The man who bought a dream / Timmy Abell --
The tale of Delgadina / Laura Simms --
Family and community: The changeling / Batt Burns --
Sweet and sour berries / Linda Fang --
The nixie of the pond / David Holt --
Taen-awa / David Holt and Duncan Williamson --
Mary and the seal / Duncan Williamson --
Benediction: The ruby / Jim May.
Responsibility: edited by David Holt and Bill Mooney.

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A multicultural collection of traditional tales contributed by experienced storytellers, with tips for telling the stories.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-02-23) Good Permalink

     It is a compilation of four stories and short stories from around the world. Most are childrens stories.

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