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The woman in the moon and other tales of forgotten heroines

Author: James Riordan; Angela Barrett
Publisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of traditional tales from around the world each of whose main character is female.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Riordan, James, 1936-
Woman in the moon and other tales of forgotten heroines.
New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, 1985
(OCoLC)762196524
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Riordan; Angela Barrett
ISBN: 0803701942 9780803701946 0803701969 9780803701960
OCLC Number: 11186079
Description: viii, 86 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: The woman in the moon (Chippewa, North America) --
A mother's yarn (Saami, Lappland [Lapland]) --
The nagging husband (Tallinn, Estonia) --
Gulnara the Tartar warrior (Tartar, border region of west Siberia and Mongolia) --
Caterina the Wise (Sicily, Italy) --
Oona and the giant Cuchulain (Ireland) --
Aina-kizz and the black-bearded Bai (Soviet Central Asia) --
A pottle o' brains (Lincolnshire, England) --
The maid who chose a husband (Ghana) --
Three strong women (Japan) --
The wonderful pearl (Vietnam) --
The squire's bride (Norway) --
The Aztec sun goddess (Aztec).
Responsibility: James Riordan ; illustrated by Angela Barrett.

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