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Grandmothers' stories : wise woman tales from many cultures

Author: Burleigh Mutén; Siân Bailey; Olympia Dukakis
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Barefoot Books, 2006, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD audio : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tales from around the world about adventurous, wise, daring, and magical grandmothers.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Children's nonfiction
Fiction
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Burleigh Mutén; Siân Bailey; Olympia Dukakis
ISBN: 1846860113 9781846860119 1902283244 9781902283241
OCLC Number: 148011262
Performer(s): Narrated by Olympia Dukakis.
Description: 80 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm + 2 audio discs (approximately 90 min. : digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: The midwife and the djinn (Senegalese) --
The old woman who was not afraid (Japanese) --
Grandmother's basket (Russian) --
The woman in the moon (Hawaiian) --
The beautiful crone of Cordoba (Mexican) --
Go ask the wise woman (Irish) --
Old Mother Holle (German) --
The old woman who was right (Swedish). Disc one (ca. 48 min.): The midwife and the djinn --
The old woman who was not afraid --
Grandmother's basket --
The woman in the moon ; disc two (ca. 42 min.): The beautiful crone of Cordoba --
Go ask the wise woman --
Old Mother Holle --
The old woman who was right.
Responsibility: retold by Burleigh Muten ; illustrated by Sian Bailey.
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