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Mike, Jan M. 1955-

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Works: 26 works in 41 publications in 2 languages and 1,574 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  Legends  Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Picture books 
Classifications: PZ8.1.M595, [398.2]
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Publications about Jan M Mike
Publications by Jan M Mike
Most widely held works by Jan M Mike
Gift of the Nile : an Ancient Egyptian legend by Jan M Mike( Book )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 548 libraries worldwide
During a magical boat ride on the Nile, Mutemwia proves that her love for the Pharaoh is a gift of the heart and needs no cage to hold it
Opossum and the great firemaker : a Mexican legend by Jan M Mike( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 353 libraries worldwide
Relates the traditional Cora Indian tale in which Opossum outwits the larger and more powerful Iguana and returns the stolen fire to the people of the earth
Juan Bobo and the horse of seven colors : a Puerto Rican legend by Jan M Mike( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
After winning seven wishes from a magical horse, the foolish Juan Bobo wastes six of them on his way to try to make the king's daughter laugh
La zarigüeya y el gran creador de fuego : una leyenda Mexicana by Jan M Mike( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in Spanish and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Relates the traditional Cora Indian tale in which Opossum outwits the larger and more powerful Iguana and returns the stolen fire to the people of the earth
Juan Bobo y el caballo de siete colores : una legenda puertorriqueña by Jan M Mike( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in Spanish and held by 92 libraries worldwide
After winning seven wishes from a magical horse, the foolish Juan Bobo wastes six of them on his way to try to make the king's daughter laugh
Clever Karlis : a Latvian legend by Jan M Mike( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Retells a Latvian legend about a young man who, with his friends, saves a beautiful princess from being forced to marry
The bird maiden : a Serbian legend by Jan M Mike( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Unhappy with the choice of wives that his father's advisors present to him, Prince Velimer sets off to find the kind and beautiful Princess Yevrossima, who has been enchanted by an old witch
Desert seasons by Jan M Mike( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Rock records by Jan M Mike( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Explores the layers that make up Earth; the rocks, minerals, and fossils that are found in Earth; and how scientists use these clues to learn about the past and to predict the future
The sun and the Kookaburra : a aboriginal folktale from Australia by Jan M Mike( Book )
in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Catching the sun : tales from Asia by Jan M Mike( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Opossum and the great firemaker by Jan M Mike( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Relates the traditional Cora Indian tale in which Opossum outwits the larger and more powerful Iguana and returns the stolen fire to the people of the earth
Gift of the Nile by Jan M Mike( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
During a magical boat ride on the Nile, Mutemwia proves that her love for the Pharaoh is a gift of the heart and needs no cage to hold it
The moon cheese : a tale from Mexico by Jan M Mike( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
A Mexican folktale which tells how the fox outsmarted the lizard
La Fiesta de los Vaqueros by Jan M Mike( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Juan Bobo and the horse of seven colors [a Puerto Rican legend] by Jan M Mike( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
After winning seven wishes from a magical horse, the foolish Juan Bobo wastes six of them on his way to try to make the king's daughter laugh
Why the spider has a tiny waist by Jan M Mike( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Dragon's song by Jan M Mike( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Issued as a phonics reader. Tells the story of a dragon and a lark
The lion's whiskers : an Ethiopian story by Jan M Mike( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
In this tale from the Amhara people of Ethiopia, a patient woman uses her experience with a wild lion to win the love of her new stepson
Clever Karlis by Jan M Mike( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Retells a Latvian legend about a young man who, with his friends, saves a beautiful princess from being forced to marry
 
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English (30)
Spanish (5)
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