Tales from Around the World (10-Minute Bedtime Stories) (Paperback)

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MARCH 2013

In March I think of St. Paddy's Day and things green or Irish. That
leads me to storytelling and these tales from across the globe. I like
the Aboriginal Tale that tells of an owl's friendship with a hurricane
and explains owls' big eyes. The illustrations are lush and cheerful. Be
entertained by how the bear got a stumpy tail or how the young boy's
riddle saved his parents from losing their house. There is even a tale
from Ireland. Happy Tales to you! Slainte!!!

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— margaret


A collection of stories full of imagination, color, and wonderful detail taken from all over the globe

Including enchanting tales taken from the storytelling heritage of many different countries and cultures, these stories are simply retold to be especially accessible to children and accompanied by lively color illustrations throughout. Magical characters from every continent abound in the multicultural tales, including a kettle that transforms into a dancing badger from Japan, an Aboriginal tale of friendship between an owl and a hurricane, and a charming tale of witches and butterflies from Persia.

About the Author

Graham Percyis the author of numerous books, including "Baa, Baa Black Sheep"; "Cinderella"; "The Gingerbread Man"; "Little Red Riding Hood"; "The Three Little Pigs"; and "Whose House Is This?"
Product Details
ISBN: 9781843652076
ISBN-10: 1843652072
Publisher: Pavilion
Publication Date: October 2012
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: 10-Minute Bedtime Stories