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The thread of life : twelve old Italian tales

Author: Domenico Vittorini; Mary GrandPré
Publisher: New York : Crown, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st Crown edView all editions and formats
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A collection of a dozen Italian folktales includes stories of good and evil, jealousy and justice, silliness and cunning, all with a memorable moral at the end.
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Domenico Vittorini; Mary GrandPré
ISBN: 051759594X 9780517595947 0517595958 9780517595954
OCLC Number: 28709363
Description: 80 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: The most precious possession --
A wise sentence --
The one-legged crane --
March and the shepherd --
The three fools --
The man, the serpent, and the fox --
A strange reward --
Cenerentola --
The adventurous winnower --
The wooden bowl --
The wise judge --
The thread of life.
Responsibility: retold by Domenico Vittorini ; illustrated by Mary GrandPré.

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A collection of a dozen Italian folktales includes stories of good and evil, jealousy and justice, silliness and cunning, all with a memorable moral at the end.

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