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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
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McAllister, Angela
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Aitch
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  • Animals
  • Tales
  • Folklore
  • Animals
  • Tales
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
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
  • 3280323
  • (OCoLC)973761223
  • (OCoLC)ocn973761223
  • 3237702
  • 3280323
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
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
  • 3280323
  • (OCoLC)973761223
  • (OCoLC)ocn973761223
  • 3237702
  • 3280323

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