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A world full of animal stories, written by Angela McAllister ; illustrated by Aitch

Label
A world full of animal stories
Title
A world full of animal stories
Statement of responsibility
written by Angela McAllister ; illustrated by Aitch
Title variation
Fifty folktales and legends
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Retells fifty animal-themed tales from around the world. This collection of fifty lively retellings by Angela McAllister of favorite animal-themed fables, myths, legends, and stories about creatures big and small from different cultures
Member of
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
398.245
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ8.1.M4627797
LC item number
Wo 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A world full of animal stories, written by Angela McAllister ; illustrated by Aitch
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 126-127)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
AFRICA: The ten little ostriches (Kenya) -- Why the cheetah's cheeks are stained with tears (Zulu) -- Why hippo lives in the water (East Africa) -- Ananse and the Python (Ghana) -- The ants and the treasure (Nigeria) -- The leopard and the ram (West Africa) -- Why the warthog is ugly (East Africa). -- ASIA: The elephant and the blind men (India) -- The white butterfly (Japan) -- The country of the mice (Tibet) -- The farmer and the mule (India) -- The lion and the clever jackals (India) -- Urashima and the turtle (Japan) -- The nodding tiger (China) -- The legend of the panda (Tibet) -- How the jellyfish lost his bones (Japan). -- NORTH AMERICA: Buffalo and eagle wing (Blackfoot) -- Prairie wolf (Karuk) -- The mermaid of the Magdalenes (Canada) -- Why the swallow's tail is forked (Native American Indian) -- Rabbit and the moon man (Canada) -- Why the bear has a stumpy tail (Iroquois) -- The blind boy and the loon (Inuit) -- The first woodpecker (Native American Indian) -- The badger and the bear (Lakota) -- How the king of the birds was chosen (Mayan) -- The bear prince (Mexico) -- Coyote and the turtle (Mexico). -- SOUTH AMERICA: The little frog of the stream (Peru) -- The song of the armadillo (Bolivia) -- The two viscachas (Argentina) -- The party in the sky (Brazil) -- How the beetles got their gorgeous coats (Brazil). -- EUROPE: The nightingale (Denmark) -- The three billy goats gruff (Norway) -- The owl of cowlyd coomb (Wales) -- King of the cats (Scotland) -- Dapplegrim (Norway) -- The eagle and the wren (Scotland) -- Saint Domnoc and the bees (Ireland) -- The three little pigs (England) -- Mighty Mikko (Finland) -- The speckled hen (France) -- The white parrot (Spain) -- The ugly duckling (Denmark). -- AUSTRALIA AND OCEANIA: How the kangaroo got her pouch (Australia) -- Nanaue, the shark boy (Hawaii) -- Paikea and Ruatapu (New Zealand) -- Emu and the brush turkey (Australia) -- How the flying fish lived in a tree (Papua New Guinea) -- Appendix
Control code
ocn973761223
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
127 pages
Isbn
9781786030450
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)973761223
Label
A world full of animal stories, written by Angela McAllister ; illustrated by Aitch
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 126-127)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
AFRICA: The ten little ostriches (Kenya) -- Why the cheetah's cheeks are stained with tears (Zulu) -- Why hippo lives in the water (East Africa) -- Ananse and the Python (Ghana) -- The ants and the treasure (Nigeria) -- The leopard and the ram (West Africa) -- Why the warthog is ugly (East Africa). -- ASIA: The elephant and the blind men (India) -- The white butterfly (Japan) -- The country of the mice (Tibet) -- The farmer and the mule (India) -- The lion and the clever jackals (India) -- Urashima and the turtle (Japan) -- The nodding tiger (China) -- The legend of the panda (Tibet) -- How the jellyfish lost his bones (Japan). -- NORTH AMERICA: Buffalo and eagle wing (Blackfoot) -- Prairie wolf (Karuk) -- The mermaid of the Magdalenes (Canada) -- Why the swallow's tail is forked (Native American Indian) -- Rabbit and the moon man (Canada) -- Why the bear has a stumpy tail (Iroquois) -- The blind boy and the loon (Inuit) -- The first woodpecker (Native American Indian) -- The badger and the bear (Lakota) -- How the king of the birds was chosen (Mayan) -- The bear prince (Mexico) -- Coyote and the turtle (Mexico). -- SOUTH AMERICA: The little frog of the stream (Peru) -- The song of the armadillo (Bolivia) -- The two viscachas (Argentina) -- The party in the sky (Brazil) -- How the beetles got their gorgeous coats (Brazil). -- EUROPE: The nightingale (Denmark) -- The three billy goats gruff (Norway) -- The owl of cowlyd coomb (Wales) -- King of the cats (Scotland) -- Dapplegrim (Norway) -- The eagle and the wren (Scotland) -- Saint Domnoc and the bees (Ireland) -- The three little pigs (England) -- Mighty Mikko (Finland) -- The speckled hen (France) -- The white parrot (Spain) -- The ugly duckling (Denmark). -- AUSTRALIA AND OCEANIA: How the kangaroo got her pouch (Australia) -- Nanaue, the shark boy (Hawaii) -- Paikea and Ruatapu (New Zealand) -- Emu and the brush turkey (Australia) -- How the flying fish lived in a tree (Papua New Guinea) -- Appendix
Control code
ocn973761223
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
127 pages
Isbn
9781786030450
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)973761223

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