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The singing tortoise and other animal folktales

Author: John Yeoman; Quentin Blake
Publisher: New York : Tambourine Books, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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A Collection of animal folktales from around the world.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Folklore
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Yeoman; Quentin Blake
ISBN: 0688133665 9780688133665
OCLC Number: 28707786
Notes: "First published in Great Britain by Victor Gallozncz, an imprint of Cassell. Inquiries should be addressed to Tambourine Books, division of William Morrow & Company Inc."--Title page verso.
Description: 95 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The alligator and the jackal --
The young leopard and the ram --
The coyote and the ravens --
The singing tortoise --
The impudent little bird --
The turkey girl --
How the turtle got his shell --
The Ranee and the cobra --
The cat and the mice --
Animal language --
The rabbit and the elephants.
Responsibility: by John Yeoman ; pictures by Quentin Blake.

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A retelling of eleven animal folktales, includes "The crocodile and the jackal," "The coyote and the ravens," "The turkey girl," and "The impudent little bird".  Read more...

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