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A tiger by the tail and other stories from the heart of Korea

Author: Lindy Soon Curry; Chan-eung Park
Publisher: Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited, ©1999.
Series: World folklore series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a collection of traditional stories from Korea, including animal tales, moral stories, and fairy tales and legends.
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Genre/Form: Folk tales
Tall tales
Tales, Korean
Fables
Fairy tales
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Curry, Lindy Soon.
Tiger by the tail and other stories from the heart of Korea.
Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited, ©1999
(OCoLC)607250303
Online version:
Curry, Lindy Soon.
Tiger by the tail and other stories from the heart of Korea.
Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited, ©1999
(OCoLC)632133371
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lindy Soon Curry; Chan-eung Park
ISBN: 1563085860 9781563085864
OCLC Number: 40595617
Description: xxi, 120 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction: folktale of Korea retold / Chan-eung Park --
Section 1. Tips for telling stories. Section 2. Stories similar to others we know. The toad bridegroom --
The fountain of youth --
The tale of Kongjwi --
Sun and moon --
The swallow queen's gift --
The magic vase --
Who shall marry rat's daughter? --
Star-crossed lovers --
Section 3. Stories that illustrate Korean values. Yun Ok's potion --
The value of salt --
The good neighbor --
The honey pot --
The weeping princess --
Across the silvery stream --
Section 4. The power of stories. The clever wife --
The pouch of stories --
A tale for sale --
Section 5. Tiger tales. The tiger's grave --
The tiger's eyebrow hair --
A tiger by the tail --
Another tiger by the tail --
Section 6. Tall tales. The wealthy miser --
The charming flute --
The first to be served.
Series Title: World folklore series.
Responsibility: retold by Lindy Soon Curry ; edited by Chan-eung Park.
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A collection of 25 tales that foster understanding of Korean culture and Korean Americans. Written in a style that lends itself to read-alouds as well as to silent reading, the stories reflect the  Read more...

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