9780874835830

More Ready-To-Tell Tales from Around the World

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  • ISBN13:

    9780874835830

  • ISBN10:

    0874835836

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-07-01
  • Publisher: August House Pub Inc

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Summary

When David Holt and Bill Mooney collaborated on their original Ready-to-Tell Tales, they knew they had a tiger by the tail a how-to book for all those who have watched a master storyteller and wondered, How do they do that? School Library Journal recognized it as an extraordinary collection...it deserves a place on the shelf beside other storytelling classics. It was highly recommended by Booklist and won a truckload of awards and citations.

Table of Contents

Introduction 11(5)
COMIC TALES
The Barking Mouse
16(4)
Why Armadillos Are Funny
20(6)
The Three Wishes
26(4)
The Young and Dashing Princess
30(8)
The Belly Button Monster
38(6)
WISE FOOLS
Jean Sot and the Bull's Milk
44(4)
A Chelm Medley
48(4)
Juan Bobo's Pig
52(4)
TRICKSTER TALES
Tigertail Soup
56(5)
B'Whale and B'Elephant
61(6)
Redmond O'Hanlon and the Wee Fella
67(4)
How Hare Drank Boiling Water and Married the Beautiful Princess
71(5)
The Boy and the Devil
76(3)
Against the Law -or- Br'er Wolf Still in Trouble
79(9)
TALL TALES
The Cherry Tree Buck
88(5)
The Talking Dog
93(4)
The Snake and the Frog
97(5)
HOW AND WHY TALES
Tia Miseria
102(3)
Grandmother Spider Brings the Light
105(6)
How the Rabbit Lost Its Tail
111(5)
Little Frog and Centipede
116(3)
Dog Tails
119(5)
SERVED WITH A TWIST
The Farmer's Fun-Loving Daughter
124(3)
The piper's Revenge
127(5)
The Sky Is Falling
132(3)
The Edge of the World
135(4)
The Praying Mantis
139(5)
The Tail of the Linani Beast
144(10)
The Dancing Fiddle
154(4)
CODE OF CONDUCT
The Story of Anniko
158(5)
Deer and Jaguar Share a House
163(5)
Tales of Aesop
168(4)
The Secret of the Animals
172(6)
WHEEL OF FORTUNE
Pine Trees for Sale!
178(5)
The Bottle Imp
183(9)
The Kiss of Evil
192(7)
One Wish
199(3)
The Man Who Bought a Dream
202(4)
The Tale of Delgadina
206(8)
FAMILY AND COMMUNITY
The Changeling
214(5)
Sweet and Sour Berries
219(6)
The Nixie of the Pond
225(6)
Taen-awa
231(5)
Mary and the Seal
236(10)
BENEDICTION
The Ruby
246(3)
Acknowledgments 249(2)
Index of stories by cultural source 251(3)
Index of stories by recommended audience 254

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