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Polish folktales and folklore

Author: Michał Malinowski; Anne Pellowski
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2009.
Series: World folklore series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A delicious assortment of folktales from Poland awaits you in this appealing collection. More than 50 tales range from local legends, animal tales, and magic tales to religious legends, stories of demons and supernatural creatures, humorous tales, and how and why tales-exemplifying the Polish spirit, character, and sense of humor. In addition, you'll find historical background; directions for traditional games,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Malinowski, Michał.
Polish folktales and folklore.
Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2009
(OCoLC)903869165
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michał Malinowski; Anne Pellowski
ISBN: 9781591587231 1591587239
OCLC Number: 233543990
Awards: Winner of 2009 Aesop Accolade 2009 (United States)
Winner of 2010 Storytelling World Award - Honors, Special Storytelling Resources 2009 (United States)
Description: xv, 218 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 27 cm.
Contents: A general introduction to Poland --
Food, games, riddles, and nursery rhymes --
Local legends --
Animal tales --
Magic tales --
Chain chants and cumulative tales --
Humorous tales --
Why tales --
Religious legends --
Supernatural creatures.
Series Title: World folklore series.
Responsibility: retold by Michał Malinowski and Anne Pellowski.
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Presents an assortment of folktales from Poland. This title features more than 50 tales range from local legends, animal tales, and magic tales to religious legends, stories of demons and  Read more...

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