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The Golden Thread by Sasaki by Tazu Sasaki /Etsuro Suzuki, ill

The Golden Thread: Japanese Stories for Children.

The Boy and the Little Badger, Ko-chan Who Rode a Shrike, The Woodpecker and the Soap Bubbles, Sae-chan's "Road of Time", The Golden Thread and the Rainbow, How Far Does the Wax-Stone Road Go, White Bonnet Hill.  Note: This book has been SOLD

$14.00

 

Treasure Book of Stories. Clinton./Madsen plates,Fern Bisel Peat drawings.(1939)

The Treasure Book of Best Stories

A collection of fairy tales, well known and less familiar, from many lands. Also poetry, in two columns for bedtime reading. Lovely in its jacket. Labels on rear endpaper from Strawbridge & Clothier Department Store( in the family from 1868 - 1996). This is probably a first printing, but it is impossible to tell.

$72.00

 

Land of the Rainbow Snake, Berndt, ed. Dhoki Yunupinga, ill

Land of the Rainbow Snake: Aboriginal Children's Stories and Songs from Western Arnhem Land.

Stories recorded by an anthropologist from women of Oepelli and the Goulburn Islands in the Guwinggu language who used them to teach children about the natural world and about history of sacred places. Note: This book has been sold.

$16.00

 

Tales of the Western World by Suddeth & Morenus, Warren Hunter, ill.

Tales of the Western World: folk tales of the Americas.

38 tales from the Western Hemisphere, in 12 sections, taken primarily from English sources and "modified, condensed or expanded" by the authors.

$14.00

 

Pedro Fools the Gringo written and illus. by Brusca

Pedro Fools the Gringo, and other tales of a Latin American Trickster.

Many tales of the trickery of Pedro Udremales exist, for he travelled Latin America, fooling the rich and powerful with his outrageous cunning. Here is a collection of twelve stories told in simple prose with many illustrations. Note: This book has been sold.

$12.00

 

Stories to Shorten the Road by Effie Power, Dorothy Bayley, ill.

Stories to Shorten the Road.

Poor Man and the Flask of Oil, Murdoch's Rath, Man Who Was Going to Mind the House, Hans Who Made the Princess Laugh, King of the Birds, Why the Sea is Salt, Hafiz the Stonecutter, Old Woman and the Tramp, Goody 'Gainst the Stream, Katcha and the Devil, How the Son of the Gobjaun Saor Sold the Sheepskin, Jack the Giant Killer, the Three Golden Hairs of the Old Man Vsevede, The Red Ettin, The King and the Miller of Mansfield. Chosen by a Cleveland librarian.

$48.00

 

The Pineapple Child by Peggy Appiah, Mora Dickson, ill.

The Pineapple Child and other Tales from the Ashanti.

Stories told to the author's husband by fellow political detainees. Appiah, the daughter of Sir Stafford Cripps, says she is constantly amazed by the inventiveness and humour of these folk stories, still very much a part of Ghanian life today.

$20.00

 

The Hamish Hamilton Book of Kings, Farjeon & Mayne, ed; Ambrus, ill.

The Hamish Hamilton Book of Kings.

$12.00

 

The King of the Hermits by Jack Sendak, Margot Zemach ill.

The King of the Hermits and other Stories.

Written folk tales with the flavour of Eastern Europe.

$9.00

 

A Book of Magical Beasts by Ruth Manning-Sanders, Raymond Briggs, ill.

A Book of Magical Beasts.

Note: This Book has been SOLD..

$16.00

 

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