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The Resource Stories to solve : folktales from around the world, told by George Shannon ; illustrated by Peter Sis

Stories to solve : folktales from around the world, told by George Shannon ; illustrated by Peter Sis

Label
Stories to solve : folktales from around the world
Title
Stories to solve
Title remainder
folktales from around the world
Statement of responsibility
told by George Shannon ; illustrated by Peter Sis
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Brief folktales in which there is a mystery or problem that the reader is invited to solve before the resolution is presented. Each of these 14 delightful folktales is a short puzzle to be solved through cleverness, common sense or careful observation of details in the text. The tales are timeless and universal
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Shannon, George
Illustrations
illustrations
Literary form
fiction
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  • Tales
  • Folklore
  • Literary recreations
  • Riddles
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Stories to solve : folktales from around the world, told by George Shannon ; illustrated by Peter Sis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 54-55)
Contents
  • (Armenia)
  • The sticks of truth
  • (Chitral, India)
  • Three rosebushes
  • (Brothers Grimm)
  • The cleverest son
  • (Ethiopia)
  • Working the field
  • (Japan)
  • The guilty stone
  • Fishing
  • (Asia)
  • Dividing the horses
  • One word solves a mystery
  • (China)
  • Heaven and hell
  • (Chinese and Jewish)
  • (United States)
  • Crossing the river
  • Two mothers
  • (Tibet)-- A drink for a cow (Aesop)
  • Which flower?
  • (King Solomon story)
  • The clever bride
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
55 pages
Isbn
9780688043032
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) a423381
Label
Stories to solve : folktales from around the world, told by George Shannon ; illustrated by Peter Sis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 54-55)
Contents
  • (Armenia)
  • The sticks of truth
  • (Chitral, India)
  • Three rosebushes
  • (Brothers Grimm)
  • The cleverest son
  • (Ethiopia)
  • Working the field
  • (Japan)
  • The guilty stone
  • Fishing
  • (Asia)
  • Dividing the horses
  • One word solves a mystery
  • (China)
  • Heaven and hell
  • (Chinese and Jewish)
  • (United States)
  • Crossing the river
  • Two mothers
  • (Tibet)-- A drink for a cow (Aesop)
  • Which flower?
  • (King Solomon story)
  • The clever bride
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
55 pages
Isbn
9780688043032
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) a423381

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