The Kingfisher Treasury of Stories from Around the World

The Kingfisher Treasury of Stories from Around the World

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Reflecting the many different cultures of the world, this collection includes stories by popular contemporary writers as well as lively retellings of traditional tales.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 129 x 198mm | 258g
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0753410273
  • 9780753410271
  • 1,832,095

Table of contents

"The Giant's Daughter" - a Scandinavian tale, Ethel Johnstone-Phelps; "The Great Greedy Beast", an African tale, Amabal Williams-Ellis; "Ricky of the Tuft", a French fairy tale, Linda Jennings; "The Wonderful Fish-Hook" - A Maori tale, Linda Jennings; "Saving the Pennies" - a Jewish Tale, Adele Geras; "Tortoise Triumphant" - an African tale, Geraldine Elliot; "The Pagoda Tree" - a Chinese tale, Linda Jennings; "The Word of Power" - an Iraqi tale, Barbara Sleigh; "Moowis" - a native American tale, Alan Garner; "Lakshmi and the Clever Washerwoman" - an Indian tale, Madhur Jaffrey; "Medio Pollito" - a Spanish tale, Linda Jennings; "The Lucky Tea-Kettle" - a Japanese tale, Helen and William MacAlpine; "Bro Tiger Goes Dead" - a Caribbean tale, James Berry; "The Visitor from Heaven" - a Sri Lankan tale, Beulah Candappa; "The Birth of the Sun and the Moon" - an Aztec tale, Linda Jennings; "Baba Yaga" - a Russian tale, Linda Jennings; "A Sackful of Spirits", Linda Jennings.
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