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2 edition of South American fairy tales found in the catalog.

South American fairy tales

J. Meehan

South American fairy tales

by J. Meehan

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Published by Muller .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementretold by J. Mechan.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20822902M

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The collection of folktales from South America consists of two books with thirty Brazilian folktales. Brazilian folktales. Fairy tales from Brazil. Notes: Subtitled "How and why tales from Brazilian folk-lore", this book contains 18 Brazilian folktales. Author: Elsie Spicer Eells.

Published: Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company, Inc., Chicago. The body of African folklore encompasses tales from multiple regions of Africa, including fairy tales and folk tales from South Africa, Nigeria, Rhodesia and Zanzibar.

The tales from Africa aren’t just stories, they’re living pieces of history and culture to those who tell them. Folktales > South American folktales > Fairy tales from Brazil > The Princess of the Springs at World of Tales - Stories for children from around the world.

Notes: The second book by Elsie Spicer Eells contains an additional 12 Brazilian folktales. Genre/Form: Fairy tales: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Meehan, John.

South American fairy tales. [London]: F. Muller, [] (OCoLC) There once lived an armadillo who loved music more than anything else in the world.

After every rainfall, the armadillo would drag his shell over to the large South American fairy tales book filled with frogs and he would listen to the big green frogs singing back and forth, back and forth to each other in the most amazing voices.

There was a man named Yaya who had a son. North American Fairy Tales, Folk Tales and Fables The volumes include peculiar stories for the South, the Great Lakes areas, and beyond.

Poet Carl Sandburg also contributed to North American folklore with his book Rootabaga Stories, a collection of stories for a fictional Midwest. The Native American culture has contributed significantly to. My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett. My Father's Dragon is one of our Favorite Fairy Tales, and featured in our collection of Children's Stories.

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Frank; American Indian Fairy Tales (English) Larned, William Trowbridge; The Indian Fairy Book; From the Original Legends (English) Mathews, Cornelius. A folktale (also spelled folk tale) is a story or legend forming part of an oral tradition. Folktales are generally passed down from one generation to another and often take on the characteristics of the time and place in which they are told.

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This book has 25 compelling tales from the female African American storytelling tradition. Each story focuses on the role of women (both real and fantastic)and their particular strengths, joys, and sorrows/5. More than tales from eighty tribal groups gives us a rich and lively panorama of the Native American mythic heritage.

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The Shelf2Life Children's Literature and Fiction Collection is a charming set of pre nursery rhymes, fairy tales, classic novels and short stories for children and young adults. From a tardy white rabbit, spirited orphan and loyal watchdog to a dreamer named Dorothy, this collection presents an assortment of memorable characters whose.

Working backward from the Grimms to the earliest known sixteenth-century fairy tales of the Italian Renaissance, Bottigheimer argues for a book-based history of fairy tales. The first new approach to fairy tale history in decades, this book answers questions about where fairy tales came from and how they spread, illuminating a narrative process Cited by: The Langs' Fairy Books are a series of 25 collections of true and fictional stories for children published between and by Andrew Lang and his wife, Leonora Blanche best known books of the series are the 12 collections of fairy tales also known as Andrew Lang's "Coloured" Fairy Books or Andrew Lang's Fairy Books of Many all, the volumes feature stories Author: Andrew Lang, Nora Lang.

Not the book title. This is a fairy tale about three pages long. I read it in a more A little known fairy tale, by Perrault, called Toads and Diamonds. Not the book title. This is a fairy tale about three pages long. I read it in a collection of fairy tales, my Mother had, years and years ago/5.

The most popular fairy tales throughout the ages. Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Beauty and the Beast and more. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The story of beautiful Snow White, the seven dwarfs and the evil Queen.

The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids. A mother goat leaves her seven kids at home alone are they smart enough to outwit a. South American folklore Huayramama She has no direct biological counterpart, but is believed to be an enormous boa with an old woman’s face and very long hair that tangles in the clouds – in comparison, her counterparts the Sachamama and the Yakumama are the boa constrictor and the anaconda, respectively.

Folktales (or folk tales) are stories passed down through generations, mainly by telling. Different kinds of folktales include fairy tales (or fairytales), tall tales, trickster tales, myths, and legends. You’ll find all of those here. (Other legends—shorter ones—can be found in a special section of their own.).

The stories and tall tales for kids books I chose for this list are colonial or post-colonial American folktales. I was quite happy that I was able to include a diverse range of American folktales on this list: Creole, African-American, American Southwest, pioneer tales and more.Revisit these classic fairy tales and fables — retold with a Latino twist!

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