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More stories to solve : fifteen folktales from around the world

Author: George Shannon; Peter Sís
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Trophy, 2000. ©1991
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First Harper Trophy editionView all editions and formats
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Fifteen brief folktales in which there is a mystery or problem that the reader is invited to solve before the resolution is presented.
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Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Shannon; Peter Sís
ISBN: 9780380732616 0380732610 0758768109 9780758768100
OCLC Number: 46467051
Notes: "A Greenwillow Book."
Target Audience: 008-012.
Description: 64 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The snowman --
The new prince --
All for one coin --
Firefly and the apes --
The frog --
The lawyer and the Devil --
Crowing kettles --
Never seen, never heard --
The Brahman and the banker --
A last request --
Outwitting the king --
Sunrise --
The tallest tale --
The bet --
The ship.
Responsibility: told by George Shannon ; pictures by Caldecott Honor illustrator Peter Sís.

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Fifteen brief folktales in which there is a mystery or problem that the reader is invited to solve before the resolution is presented.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-06-02) Good Permalink

      This is #2 in a series of 4 stories to share. My favorites is #5 - The Frog. Read this aloud to 3-4 graders and the rest will be checked out in a hurry. Reluctant readers may enjoy format and having the mysery right away.

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