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Grandma and the great gourd : a Bengali folk tale

Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni; Susy Pilgrim Waters
Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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On her way to visit her daughter on the other side of the jungle, Grandma encounters a hungry fox, bear, and tiger, and although she convinces them to wait for her return trip, she still must find a way to outwit them all.
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Genre/Form: Picture books
Literature
Folklore
Picture books for children
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Folklore Juvenile literature
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni; Susy Pilgrim Waters
ISBN: 9781596433786 1596433787
OCLC Number: 779529842
Notes: "A Neal Porter Book."
Target Audience: AD630L; Decoding: 4 (hard); Vocabulary: 5 (very hard); Sentences: 5 (very hard); Patterns: 5 (very hard)
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: retold by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni ; illustrated by Susy Pilgrim Waters.

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On her way to visit her daughter on the other side of the jungle, Grandma encounters a hungry fox, bear, and tiger, and although she convinces them to wait for her return trip, she still must find a way to outwit them all.

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Grandma and the Great Gourd

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2013-09-13) Good Permalink

Colorful illustrations provide the backdrop for this tale, which will keep kids staring at the pages.  The grandmother must avoid death by rolling around in a giant gourd so that she will not be eaten by the animals int the jungle.  A great book for reading out loud with lots of different...
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