Ribticklers : Funny Stories

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From a rajah with big ears to an orphan with enormous feet, all sorts of hilarious characters populate the pages of this humorous collection. Michael Rosen has selected zany stories from all around the world by the finest classic and contemporary writers. Prepare to laugh until your sides ache! This title includes: "Nothing to Be Afraid of" by Jan Mark; "The Guest Who Ran Away" by Tunisian Folktale; "Stupid Marco" by Jay Williams; "The Squire's Bride" by Norwegian Folktale; "The Baron Rides Out" by Adrian Mitchell; "The Maulvi and the Donkey" by Pakistani Folktale; "Elephant Milk, Hippopotamus Cheese" by Margaret Mahy; "The Tortoises' Picnic" by English Folktale; "The First Schlemiel" by Isaac Bashevis Singer; "Sing-song Time" by Joyce Grenfell; "The Stowaways" by Roger McGough; "The Pudding Like a Night on the Sea" by Ann Cameron; "A Fish of the World" by Terry Jones; "The Rajah's Ears" by Indian Folktale retold by Michael Rosen; "A Good Sixpenn'orth" by Bill Naughton; "Harold and Bella, Jammy and Me" by Robert Leeson; "The Jester and the King" by Polish Story retold by Michael Rosen; "Times Aren't what They Were" by Karel Capek; and, "The Enchanted Polly" by Catherine Storr.
It also includes: "Hudden and Dudden and Donald O'Neary" by Irish Folktale; "The Great Sea Serpent" by Hans Christian Andersen; "The Lizard Letdown" by Christine McDonnell; "Handsel and Gristle" by Michael Rosen; "Burglars!" by Norman Hunter; "No Mules" by William Papas; "The Musicians of Bremen" by Janosch; "The Girl Who Didn't Believe in Ghosts" by David Henry Wilson; "The Storyteller" by Saki (H. H. Munro); "The Holiday" by George Layton; "The Enchanted Toad" by Judy Corbalis; "The Little Hatchet Story" by Anon (USA); "The Private Life of Mr Bidwell" by James Thurber; "Crick, Crock and Crookhandle" by Italo Calvino; "Brer Rabbit Tricks Brer Bear" by Julius Lester; "Brer Wolf, Brer Fox, and the Little Rabbits" by Julius Lester; "The Loaded Dog" by Henry Lawson; "Snow-White and the Seven Dwarfs" by Roald Dahl; "The World in a Wall" by Gerald Durrell; and, "The Hole" by Eric Partridge.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 21mm | 283g
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0753415267
  • 9780753415269
  • 2,277,262

About Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen is a poet, author, performer, educator and broadcaster. He regularly visits schools throughout the country, performing and working with children. He has written many books, including the best-selling picture book We're going on a Bear Hunt (Walker). He lives in North London.
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