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The Resource Ready-to-tell tales : surefire stories from America's favorite storytellers, edited by David Holt and Bill Mooney

Ready-to-tell tales : surefire stories from America's favorite storytellers, edited by David Holt and Bill Mooney

Label
Ready-to-tell tales : surefire stories from America's favorite storytellers
Title
Ready-to-tell tales
Title remainder
surefire stories from America's favorite storytellers
Statement of responsibility
edited by David Holt and Bill Mooney
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A multicultural collection of traditional tales contributed by more than forty of America's most experienced storytellers, with tips for telling the stories
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
398.2/0973
Illustrations
portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ8.1.
LC item number
R233 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
American storytelling
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Ready-to-tell tales : surefire stories from America's favorite storytellers, edited by David Holt and Bill Mooney
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Series from dust jacket
Contents
  • The three dolls (India) / David Novak -- Those three wishes (based on an American short story) / Carol Birch -- Fox's sack (England) / Bill Harley -- The lion's whisker (East Africa) / Len Cabral -- The king's child (Jewish) / Judith Black -- The story of the half blanket (Northern Ireland) / Maggi Kerr Peirce -- Lazy Jack (England) / Gay Ducey -- The magic pot (China) / Pleasant DeSpain -- Trouble! (African-American) / David Holt and Bill Mooney -- Strength (West Africa/Limba) / Margaret Read MacDonald -- Urashima Taro (Japan) / Rafe Martin -- The magic gifts (Cajun) / J.J. Reneaux
  • La muerta: godmother death (Mexico) / Doug Lipman -- Jack and the haunted house (Appalachia) / Elizabeth Ellis -- The storekeeper (American South) / Doc McConnell -- Rabbit and possum hunt for a wife (Native American/Cherokee) / Gayle Ross -- The black prince (Egypt) / Laura Simms -- The horned animals' party (Antigua/British West Indies) / Diane Ferlatte -- The mischievous girl and the hideous creature (American) / Beth Horner -- What he could have been (Jewish) / Steve Sanfield -- Is it deep enough? (African-American) / David Holt and Bill Mooney
  • The old giant (England) / Jon Spelman -- Little Hare and the pine tree (Native American/Winnebago) / Joseph Bruchac -- The dead mule (American Midwest) Jim May -- The golden arm (England) / Jackie Torrence -- The twelve labors of Hercules (ancient Greece) / Barbara McBride-Smith -- How the turtle cracked his shell (Native American/Cherokee) / Robin Moore -- The magic mortar (Japan) / Jay O'Callahan -- The electricity elixir (American South) / Chuck Larkin -- Panther and rabbit (French Cameroon) / Michael Parent -- The time Jack got the silver sword (Appalachia) / Donald Davis
  • Little burnt face (Native American/Micmac) / Milbre Burch -- The magic pomegranate (Jewish) / Peninnah Schram -- Santa visits the Moes (Appalachia) / The folktellers -- The talking skull (West Africa) / Heather Forest -- Honey bunny (African-American) / Ed Stivender -- The wise judge (Japan) / Susan Klein -- The wreck of the sea rover (Eastern Seaboard) / Bill Mooney -- Jack and the magic beans (England) / Bobby Norfolk -- Sweet Harmony Chapel (based on a Appalacian short story) / Gwenda LedBetter -- The freedom bird (Thailand) / David Holt
Control code
30919813
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
224 p.
Isbn
9780874833812
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
94027184
Other physical details
ports.
System control number
  • AGL7619WS
  • (OCoLC)ocm30919813
  • hz333783
Label
Ready-to-tell tales : surefire stories from America's favorite storytellers, edited by David Holt and Bill Mooney
Publication
Note
Series from dust jacket
Contents
  • The three dolls (India) / David Novak -- Those three wishes (based on an American short story) / Carol Birch -- Fox's sack (England) / Bill Harley -- The lion's whisker (East Africa) / Len Cabral -- The king's child (Jewish) / Judith Black -- The story of the half blanket (Northern Ireland) / Maggi Kerr Peirce -- Lazy Jack (England) / Gay Ducey -- The magic pot (China) / Pleasant DeSpain -- Trouble! (African-American) / David Holt and Bill Mooney -- Strength (West Africa/Limba) / Margaret Read MacDonald -- Urashima Taro (Japan) / Rafe Martin -- The magic gifts (Cajun) / J.J. Reneaux
  • La muerta: godmother death (Mexico) / Doug Lipman -- Jack and the haunted house (Appalachia) / Elizabeth Ellis -- The storekeeper (American South) / Doc McConnell -- Rabbit and possum hunt for a wife (Native American/Cherokee) / Gayle Ross -- The black prince (Egypt) / Laura Simms -- The horned animals' party (Antigua/British West Indies) / Diane Ferlatte -- The mischievous girl and the hideous creature (American) / Beth Horner -- What he could have been (Jewish) / Steve Sanfield -- Is it deep enough? (African-American) / David Holt and Bill Mooney
  • The old giant (England) / Jon Spelman -- Little Hare and the pine tree (Native American/Winnebago) / Joseph Bruchac -- The dead mule (American Midwest) Jim May -- The golden arm (England) / Jackie Torrence -- The twelve labors of Hercules (ancient Greece) / Barbara McBride-Smith -- How the turtle cracked his shell (Native American/Cherokee) / Robin Moore -- The magic mortar (Japan) / Jay O'Callahan -- The electricity elixir (American South) / Chuck Larkin -- Panther and rabbit (French Cameroon) / Michael Parent -- The time Jack got the silver sword (Appalachia) / Donald Davis
  • Little burnt face (Native American/Micmac) / Milbre Burch -- The magic pomegranate (Jewish) / Peninnah Schram -- Santa visits the Moes (Appalachia) / The folktellers -- The talking skull (West Africa) / Heather Forest -- Honey bunny (African-American) / Ed Stivender -- The wise judge (Japan) / Susan Klein -- The wreck of the sea rover (Eastern Seaboard) / Bill Mooney -- Jack and the magic beans (England) / Bobby Norfolk -- Sweet Harmony Chapel (based on a Appalacian short story) / Gwenda LedBetter -- The freedom bird (Thailand) / David Holt
Control code
30919813
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
224 p.
Isbn
9780874833812
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
94027184
Other physical details
ports.
System control number
  • AGL7619WS
  • (OCoLC)ocm30919813
  • hz333783

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