Stories to Solve: Folktales from Around the World

Stories to Solve: Folktales from Around the World


Illustrated by Peter Sis, Edited by George Shannon

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  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Format: Paperback | 56 pages
  • Dimensions: 140mm x 202mm x 6mm | 59g
  • Publication date: 16 November 2000
  • Publication City/Country: New York, NY
  • ISBN 10: 0380732602
  • ISBN 13: 9780380732609
  • Edition: New edition
  • Edition statement: New edition
  • Sales rank: 129,970

Product description

How can a thirsty crow drink from an almost-empty pitcher? How does arresting a stone help a judge find a boy's stolen money? This artfully illustrated book presents fourteen intriguing mysteries from world folklore. Each brain-teasing tale is followed by a simple explanation of the solution, while notes at the back of the book describe the origins of these classic mysteries.

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Review quote

"Charming. The stories are especially well complemented by the distinctive illustrations." -- "The Horn Book"