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Mariana and the merchild : a folk tale from Chile

Author: Caroline Pitcher; Jackie Morris
Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln Children's, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Old Mariana finds a merbaby in a crabshell and cares for it as if it were her own child. She knows all the time that one day when the sea is calm the merchild's mother will return to take her daughter back.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Children's stories
Pictorial works Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline Pitcher; Jackie Morris
ISBN: 9781845077082 1845077083
OCLC Number: 71348000
Notes: Originally published: London: Frances Lincoln, 2000.
Description: 32 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 21 x 27 cm
Responsibility: Caroline Pitcher ; illustrated by Jackie Morris.

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Poetic retelling of a traditional South American folktale with vivid illustrations.  Read more...

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Lyrically told, exquisitely illustrated folk tale. The Ultimate First Book Guide

 
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