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MacDonald, Margaret Read 1940-

Overview
Works: 121 works in 316 publications in 3 languages and 43,239 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  Juvenile works  Fiction  Bibliography  Classification 
Roles: Performer, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PZ8.1.M15924, E
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Publications about Margaret Read MacDonald
Publications by Margaret Read MacDonald
Most widely held works about Margaret Read MacDonald
 
Most widely held works by Margaret Read MacDonald
Twenty tellable tales : audience participation folktales for the beginning storyteller by Margaret Read MacDonald( Book )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 2,051 libraries worldwide
Contains 20 folktales designed for audience involvement and provides notes on storytelling techniques and devices. Includes bibliography and suggested readings
Thai tales folktales of Thailand by Supaporn Vathanaprida( file )
7 editions published in 1994 in English and Thai and held by 1,811 libraries worldwide
Gathers fairy tales, humorous tales, animal tales, and stories told by Buddhist monks to illustrate their teachings
The Folklore of world holidays ( Book )
7 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 1,697 libraries worldwide
Reference guide containing more than 1,200 entries of fairs, dances, pageants, etc. associated with 375 holidays in over 150 countries excluding the U.S. and Canada
The storyteller's start-up book : finding, learning, performing, and using folktales including twelve tellable tales by Margaret Read MacDonald( Book )
4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,294 libraries worldwide
For those who want to begin storytelling but don't know where to start, The Storyteller's Start-Up Book offers everything one could ask for. Margaret Read MacDonald, a folklorist and children's librarian who is also a touring storyteller, offers basic start-up information on finding stories, looking at them critically, starting a story bank, networking with other storytellers, and creating a storytelling event
Mabela the clever by Margaret Read MacDonald( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,243 libraries worldwide
An African folktale about a mouse who pays close attention to her surroundings and avoids being tricked by the cat
The squeaky door by Margaret Read MacDonald( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,240 libraries worldwide
When Little Boy is frightened by a squeaky bedroom door, his grandmother brings in various animals to help him feel secure enough to sleep. Includes notes on the story's origins
Tell the world storytelling across language barriers ( file )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,234 libraries worldwide
Explores the techniques of bilingual storytelling, along with information on using storytelling in language instruction, presenting workshops, and translation into sign language
The storyteller's sourcebook : a subject, title, and motif index to folklore collections for children by Margaret Read MacDonald( Book )
9 editions published between 1979 and 1982 in English and held by 1,189 libraries worldwide
The Storyteller's Sourcebook is the first reference tool to bring together from children's collections variants of each folktale, and to supply descriptions of them. It is specifically designed for quick and easy access by the teacher or librarian who wants to locate (1) tales about a given subject, (2) the location of a specific tale title in collections, (3) tales from an ethnic or geographical area, (4) variants of a specific tale. - p. ix
Brazilian folktales by Livia de Almeida( file )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,184 libraries worldwide
A rich brew of more than 40 traditional Brazilian tales-from creation stories and stories of enchantment to animal and trickster tales-draws on the varied cultural traditions of indigenous peoples, people of African descent, those of European (and particularly Portuguese) descent, and mixtures of these groups. The stories are retold by accomplished Brazilian storytellers. Also includes background information on the country and the tales, color photographs, traditional recipes, and children's games
The skit book : 101 skits from kids by Margaret Read MacDonald( Book )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 1,177 libraries worldwide
A collection of skits written by young people with instructions for performance
Indonesian folktales by Murti Bunanta( file )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,158 libraries worldwide
Presents 29 stories from across Indonesia, most of which have never been published in the English language
Fat cat : a Danish folktale by Margaret Read MacDonald( Book )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,089 libraries worldwide
A greedy cat grows enormous as he eats everything in sight, including his friends and neighbors who call him fat
When the lights go out : twenty scary tales to tell by Margaret Read MacDonald( Book )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 1,043 libraries worldwide
Designed primarily as a collection of scary fare for adults to tell elementary-age children, the tales may be read and some even told by children. Also contains notes on the stories
Tunjur! Tunjur! Tunjur! : a Palestinian folktale by Margaret Read MacDonald( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,033 libraries worldwide
A childless woman's prayers are answered by the arrival of a talking pot, but the new mother knows that Little Pot must learn right from wrong just like any child
Little Rooster's diamond button by Margaret Read MacDonald( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 944 libraries worldwide
A rooster with a magic stomach retrieves the diamond button which was stolen from him by a greedy king
Peace tales : world folktales to talk about ( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 939 libraries worldwide
A collection of folktales from cultures around the world, reflecting different aspects of war and peace
Booksharing : 101 programs to use with preschoolers by Margaret Read MacDonald( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 892 libraries worldwide
The girl who wore too much = [Dek ying phū tæng tūa māk kœ̄n pai] : a folktale from Thailand by Margaret Read MacDonald( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Indonesian and held by 882 libraries worldwide
Spoiled and vain, Aree cannot decide which of her many silken dresses and lavish jewels to wear to the dance, so she wears them all
Pickin' peas by Margaret Read MacDonald( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 860 libraries worldwide
Because a pesky rabbit picks peas from her garden, a little girl catches it and puts it in a box, but that doesn't solve the problem
Shake-it-up tales! : stories to sing, dance, drum, and act out by Margaret Read MacDonald( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 854 libraries worldwide
"An essential tool for librarians looking for participation tales from different cultures. Each of the 20 stories is easy to learn and MacDonald provides wonderful ideas on how to inspire elementary-aged children to join in and become part of the storytelling tradition"--Amazon.com
 
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Languages
English (96)
Indonesian (1)
Thai (1)
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