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Ossiri and the Bala Mengro

Author: Richard O'Neill, (Storyteller); Katharine Quarmby; Hannah Tolson
Publisher: Swindon, UK ; Auburn, Maine : Child's Play International Ltd, [2017] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Traveller girl creates her own musical instrument from a willow branch and lots of recycled objects. She plays it enthusiastically, but it sounds terrible! Ignoring warnings not to awaken the ogre in the hills, Ossiri goes there to practise playing her instrument. Will she wake the ogre, and will it appreciate her playing? Told by a Romani storyteller and a picture book author, this original tale offers a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Picture books
Fiction
Juvenile works
Picture books for children
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard O'Neill, (Storyteller); Katharine Quarmby; Hannah Tolson
ISBN: 1846439256 9781846439254
OCLC Number: 949640454
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: Richard O'Neill, Katherine Quarmby ; illustrated by Hannah Tolson.

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A Traveller girl creates her own musical instrument from a willow branch and lots of recycled objects. She plays it enthusiastically, but it sounds terrible! Ignoring warnings not to awaken the ogre in the hills, Ossiri goes there to practise playing her instrument. Will she wake the ogre, and will it appreciate her playing? Told by a Romani storyteller and a picture book author, this original tale offers a fascinating insight into Travelling lifestyles and cultures.

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