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"Why" stories in basic vocabulary,

Author: Edward W Dolch; Marguerite P Dolch
Publisher: Champaign, Ill., Garrard Press [©1958]
Series: Basic vocabulary series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Seventeen legends which tell how different animals came to have certain characteristics, such as why the bear has a little tail, and how the tiger got his stripes.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward W Dolch; Marguerite P Dolch
OCLC Number: 1387524
Description: 160 pages illustrations 21 cm.
Contents: Why the bear has a litlte tail --
Why the frog cries at night --
How the rabbit lost his tail --
Why the baby says "goo" --
Why turkeys have red eyes --
Why the turtle has a shell on his back --
The tail of the fox --
Why the woodpecker looks for bugs --
Why the stork has no tail --
The gentle people --
Why the water buffalo has a split hoof --
Why dogs wag their tails --
Why the jelly-fish has no bones --
How the hare split her lip --
Why the squrrel lives in trees --
How the tiger got his stripes --
How three tails came to be as they are now.
Series Title: Basic vocabulary series.
Responsibility: by Edward W. Dolch and Marguerite P. Dolch. Illustrated by Marguerite Dolch.

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Seventeen legends which tell how different animals came to have certain characteristics, such as why the bear has a little tail, and how the tiger got his stripes.

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