A twist in the tail : animal stories from around the world
|Format:||Print Book 1998|
|Availability:||Available at 4 Libraries 4 of 5 copies|
Read me just one more! are the words certain to be heard each night as children pore over this collection of favorite animal tales from around the world. Each story is complete in just a few pages, making the collection an ideal choice for bedtime reading.Animal tales, always beloved by young children, can be found in most cultures. Best-selling author Mary Hoffman presents ten vibrant fables that capture the humor, wisdom, and richness of the culture from which they spring, and Jan Ormerod's sun-splashed illustrations provide a perfect complement.
ContentsA birthday surprise (An Anancy story from the Caribbean)
The fox and the crab have a race (China)
The bright blue jackal (India)
The wolf who loved sheep (A Los Nobos story from Cape Verde)
The magpie and the milk (Turkey)
The pelican and the fish (Malaysia)
The fox and the boastful brave (Iroquois story from North America)
The tortoise who rode an elephant (Yoruba story of Nigeria)
The very clever rabbit (Venezuela)
The animal who couldn't make up its mind (Australia).
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|Publisher|| New York :Henry Holt,1998
|Edition||1st American ed.|
69 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm