The Tiger Child

A Folk Tale from India

Author: Joanna Troughton

Publisher: Puffin

ISBN: 9780140382389

Category: Children's stories, English

Page: 32

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This lively folk tale from Orissa, India, explains why tigers eat their food uncooked and why cats live with people. The tiger child is sent to fetch some more fire from the village, but on the way he gets distracted by his friends. By the time he gets to the village, he has forgotten what he has been sent to fetch.
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How Rabbit Stole the Fire

A North American Indian Folk Tale

Author: Joanna Troughton

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141959673

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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A wonderful, rhythmic North American Indian folk tale... As the leaves fall from the trees and the wind blows colder, the animals wish they had fire to keep them warm. But only the Sky People living high in the mountains have fire, and they guard it jealously. Rabbit has a plan, however: he makes a special resin-covered headdress, tricks the Sky People and steals some fire. All the animals help him in an exciting race to escape capture, and each is marked in some way by the stolen fire. Then Deer manages to hide the precious fire in the woods, so it can be theirs forever – but once it’s hidden, how will they get it back?
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The Water Dragon

A Chinese Legend - English and Chinese bilingual text

Author: Li Jian

Publisher: Shanghai Press

ISBN: 9781602209787

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 42

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This fancifully illustrated multicultural children's book tells a famous Chinese myth about a young boy's quest to save his village. Long ago, in a remote village in China, there lived a kind and generous little boy. He spent his days in the forest, collecting wood to trade for food. One day, the boy made a wondrous discovery: a magic stone that caused his money jar and rice crocks to overflow, both of which he shared with the poor villagers. But strange things began to happen. It no longer rained. The crops died. The rivers dried up. A terrible drought had struck and would not release its grip. The brave young boy, full of dreams of a white, water-spewing Dragon, took his magic stone on a journey—and discovered how to save his village.
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Seasons of Splendour

Tales, Myths and Legends of India

Author: Madhur Jaffrey,Michael Foreman

Publisher: Penguin Books India

ISBN: 9780140346992

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

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Superb retelling of traditional tales from Hindu epics. Lavishly illustrated by Michael Foreman. Age 9+ 192 pages
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The Elephant's Friend and Other Tales from Ancient India

Author: Marcia Williams

Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)

ISBN: 9780763670559

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

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Draws eight stories from well-known collections of Indian folktales--Hitopadesha tales, Jataka tales, and Panchantra tales--and presents them with cartoon-like illustrations.
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The Tale of Rabbit and Coyote

Author: Tony Johnston

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0698116305

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Rabbit outwits Coyote in this Zapotec tale which explains why coyotes howl at the moon.
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The Tiger and the Wise Man

Author: Andrew Fusek Peters

Publisher: Child's Play International

ISBN: 9781904550075

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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A wise man takes a survey from the forest creatures to prove that he should not be eaten by the tricky tiger, but his plan backfires until a jackal comes along.
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The Tiger-Skin Rug

Author: Gerald Rose

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 140882874X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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It's amazing how easy it is for the tiger to pass himself off as a rug - he enjoys a life of luxury with the rajah's family, snacking on midnight feasts and playing with his children. He goes entirely undetected, until one night, when he risks expulsion from his comfortable abode as burglars break into the palace and he has to decide whether to stay in disguise as a rug - or save the rajah from a horrible beating. However, tigers who live in houses can have happy endings, as seen in this utterly brilliant picture book.
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Dinosaurs and All that Rubbish

Author: Michael Foreman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780582420922

Category: Environmental protection

Page: 32

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After humans leave the barren Earth for a distant star, the dinosaurs come back to life and tidy up the mess that the humans have left behind. The dinosaurs will only then allow the humans to come back to Earth once they have agreed that the planet should be shared and enjoyed by everyone.
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Tales of the Peculiar

Author: Ransom Riggs

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0399538542

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 208

View: 7142

Originally published in hardcover in 2016 by Syndrigast Publications/Dutton Books.
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Rapunzel

Author: Chloe Perkins

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1481490737

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 24

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The classic story of Rapunzel gets a fresh twist in this vibrant Indian spin on the beloved fairy tale! Once upon a time, there was a girl with long, long hair, who lived in a tall, tall tower... The classic tale of Rapunzel gets a fresh twist in this third book of a brand-new board book series, Once Upon a World. With India as the backdrop, and vibrant artwork from illustrator Archana Sreenivasan, Rapunzel is still the same girl who lets down her beautiful hair—but she’s totally reimagined. Once Upon a World offers a multicultural take on the fairy tales we all know and love. Because these tales are for everyone, everywhere.
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The Heart of a Friendship

An East African Folktale

Author: Arrington, H.J.

Publisher: Pelican Publishing

ISBN: 9781455605668

Category:

Page: N.A

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The Mightiest

Author: Keiko Kasza

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0142501859

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 8906

The Lion, the Bear, and the Elephant compete to see who can do the best job scaring a tiny old woman, but she has a surprise for them.
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Children's Book of Sport

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1405371315

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

View: 8998

Know the score with this ultimate guide to the world of sport. Now available in ebook(PDF) format. Children's Book of Sport is your ultimate guide to the diverse world of sport. From the best known to the most obscure, this guide showcases team sports, target sports, as well as track and field. Dynamic photographs bring sports to life, while fact boxes highlight key information from rules and regulations, to tactics and techniques. There are even star profiles and facts and stats on sports you never knew existed. A special section on the Olympic and Paralympic Games, from the early Greek games right up to the present day, makes Children's Book of Sport your must-have guide in the run up to the 2012 London Olympics.
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I is for India

Author: Prodeepta Das

Publisher: Silver Burdett Pr

ISBN: N.A

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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An alphabetical listing of historical and cultural information on India.
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Tales from India

Author: Bali Rai

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141373253

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 240

View: 4066

A collection of 20 stories from India's rich folklore heritage. From wicked magicians to wise old priests, charming princes and beautiful princesses, to greedy tigers and wily jackals, these magical tales are full of adventure and trickery, and infused with deeper messages about morality, Life and the world around us. Founded on the work of folklorist, Joseph Jacob, and from tales from India's Mughul period, award-winning author Bali Rai's lively retellings are a delight for readers of all ages. The book includes endnotes with a glossary, additional information as well as ideas for activities that children can do to explore the stories further.
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I'll Take You to Mrs Cole!

Author: Nigel Gray,Michael Foreman

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 0862644070

Category: Children of working mothers

Page: 32

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Whenever he is naughty, a young boy's mother threatens him with Mrs Cole, who appears to be a disreputable character living nearby in total chaos. One day he runs away from home and finds himself outside Mrs Cole's house. She invites him in and he discovers that Mrs Cole's noisy, kindly house is welcoming and warm and far from being frightening. 'Funny, touching and true' Sunday Telegraph 'One of the most outstanding young children's picture books for some time.' Financial Times
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The Princess and the Goblin

Author: George MacDonald

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fairy tales

Page: 313

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A little princess is protected by her friend Curdie from the goblin miners who live beneath the castle. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
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Indian Children's Favorite Stories

Author: Rosemarie Somaiah

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 146290632X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 80

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This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Indian fairy tales and other folk stories—providing insight into a rich literary culture. Indian Children's Favorite Stories is a charming selection of eight Indian tales that provide an insight into traditional Indian culture. Retold for an international audience, the beautifully illustrated stories will give children of all ages a glimpse into the fables and folklore of India including tales of how the Lord Krishna escapes the evil Kamsa's repeated attempts to kill him, and how the elephant keeper's daughter, Rani, humbles an unwise and unjust king by emptying his storehouses of rice. Featured Indian stories include: Munna and the Grain of Rice T he Birth of Krishna No Ordinary Lad The Story of Rama Sukhu and Dukhu Tenali Raman Journey to Heaven The Foolish Man A glossary is also included to clarify Indian words. The Children's Favorite Stories series was created to share the folktales and legends most beloved by children in the East with young readers of all backgrounds in the West. Other multicultural children's books in this series include: Asian Children's Favorite Stories, Indonesian Children's Favorite Stories, Japanese Children's Favorite Stories, Singapore Children's Favorite Stories, Filipino Favorite Children's Stories, Favorite Children's Stories from China & Tibet, Chinese Children's Favorite Stories, Korean Children's Favorite Stories, Balinese Children's Favorite Stories, and Vietnamese Children's Favorite Stories.
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What Made Tiddalik Laugh

Author: Joanna Troughton

Publisher: Puffin

ISBN: 9780140506747

Category: Aboriginal Australians

Page: 32

View: 2216

An Aboriginal tale based upon natural history facts. The giant frog, Tiddalik, drank all the water in the world and the only way to stop the ensuing drought was to make him laugh and spill the water. However, all the animals cannot raise a giggle until Platypus comes out of her hole.
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