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A treasury of Turkish folktales for children

Author: Barbara K Walker
Publisher: Hamden, Conn. : Linnet Books, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thirty-four Turkish folk tales about jinns and giants, padishahs and peasants, and beloved heroes such as Keloglan the bald boy.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Walker, Barbara K.
Treasury of Turkish folktales for children.
Hamden, Conn. : Linnet Books, 1988
(OCoLC)607855469
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara K Walker
ISBN: 0208022066 9780208022066
OCLC Number: 17731028
Description: xvi, 155 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The Mouse and the elephant --
Who's there? And what do you want? --
Hasan, the heroic mouse-child --
The Magpie and the milk --
The Mosquito and the Water buffalo --
The Rabbit and the wolf --
The Lion's den --
The Crow and the snake --
Lazy Keloglan and the sultan's daughter --
The Three brothers and the hand of fate --
Keloglan and the twelve dancing princesses --
I know what I'll do --
Nasreddin Hoca and the third shot --
The Hoca as Tamerlane's tax collector --
The Hoca and the candle --
Teeny-Tiny and the witch-woman --
Karacor and the giants --
The Wonderful pumpkin --
The Courage of Kazan --
Just say hic! --
How Deli kept his part of the bargain --
Two fools and the gifts for Mehmet --
Three Tricksters and the pot of butter --
Trousers Mehmet and the sultan's daughter --
Stargazer to the sultan --
The Bird of fortune --
The Princess and the pig --
The Princess and the goatherd --
Hamal Hasan and the baby day --
The Round sultan and the straight answer --
A Mirror, a carpet, and a lemon --
New patches for old --
Hasan and Allah's greatness.
Responsibility: retold by Barbara K. Walker.

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Thirty-four Turkish folk tales about jinns and giants, padishahs and peasants, and beloved heroes such as Keloglan the bald boy.

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