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The twelve clever brothers and other fools : folktales from Russia

Author: Mirra Ginsburg; Charles Mikolaycak; Fritz Eichenberg
Publisher: New York : Lippincott, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Fourteen traditional folktales from the different peoples of Russia featuring both clever and silly fools.
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Genre/Form: Tales
Folklore
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ginsburg, Mirra.
Twelve clever brothers and other fools.
New York : Lippincott, ©1979
(OCoLC)580076019
Online version:
Ginsburg, Mirra.
Twelve clever brothers and other fools.
New York : Lippincott, ©1979
(OCoLC)606452520
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mirra Ginsburg; Charles Mikolaycak; Fritz Eichenberg
ISBN: 0397318227 9780397318223 0397318626 9780397318629
OCLC Number: 5007614
Description: 89 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The twelve clever brothers go to town (Veps) --
How Grandpa mowed the lord's meadow (Chuvash) --
The fool and the birch (Russian) --
Eight donkeys (Armenian) --
How two brothers improved their luck (Chuvash) --
The crooked pine (Tatar) --
The clever fool (Latvian) --
Tyndal and the priest (Moldavian) --
Tyndal goes to market (Moldavian) --
Dividing the axe (Assyrian) --
The vain lord (Latvian) --
The wolf cub (Assyrian) --
Barter (Russian) --
How the twelve clever brothers got their feet mixed up (Veps).
Other Titles: 12 clever brothers and other fools
Responsibility: collected and adapted by Mirra Ginsburg ; illustrated by Charles Mikolaycak.

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Fourteen traditional folktales from the different peoples of Russia featuring both clever and silly fools.

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