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The tiger's whisker : and other tales and legends from Asia and the Pacific

Author: Harold Courlander
Publisher: New York : Harcourt, Brace & World, [1959] ©1959
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Folktales and legends from Korea, Burma, China, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), India, Kashmir, Japan, Arabia, Persia, Laos, Indonesia, Malaya, Polynesia, and Yap.
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Genre/Form: Folk tales
Juvenile material
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Courlander, Harold, 1908-1996.
Tiger's whisker.
New York, Harcourt, Brace [1959]
(OCoLC)607605975
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Courlander
OCLC Number: 1293521
Description: 152 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The scholar of Kosei (Korea) --
The tiger's whisker (Korea) --
The tiger's minister of state (Burma) --
The trial of the stone (Burma) --
The hidden treasure of Khin (Burma) --
The king who ate chaff (Burma) --
The musician of Tagaung (Burma) --
The rice puller of Chaohwa (China) --
The spear and shield of Huan-tan (China) --
The ambassador from Chi (China) --
The king of the forest (China) --
The trial at Avichara-pura (Ceylon) --
The prince of the six weapons (India) --
The man from Kailasa (India) --
Krishna the cowherd (India) --
The scholars and the lion (India) --
The traveler and the nut tree (Kashmir) --
The debt (Kashmir) --
The boy and the cloth (Kashmir) --
The wrestler of Kyushu (Japan) --
The counting of the crocodiles (Japan) --
Abunuwas the trickster (Arabia) --
The spotted rug (Arabia) --
The philosophers of King Darius (Persia) --
Dinner for the monk (Laos) --
The well diggers (Indonesia) --
Guno and Koyo and the kris (Indonesia) --
The learned men (Indonesia) --
The war of the plants (Malaya) --
Maui the great (Polynesia) --
The great lizard of Nimple (Yap).
Responsibility: Harold Courlander ; illustrated by Enrico Arno.

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Folktales and legends from Korea, Burma, China, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), India, Kashmir, Japan, Arabia, Persia, Laos, Indonesia, Malaya, Polynesia, and Yap.

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