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Title:
Folk tales & fables of Asia & Australia
Author:
Ingpen, Robert, 1936-
Publication Information:
New York : Chelsea House, 1994.
Physical Description:
92 pages ; 29 cm
Summary:
Presents seventeen stories from the peoples of Asia as well as from the Australian aborigines and the Maori, including "Baba Yaga and the Stepdaughter, " "The Bridge of Magpies, " "Rainbow Serpent, " and "Maui, the Fisherman."
Language:
English
Contents:
Baba Yaga and the stepdaughter -- Baba Yaga and the brave youth -- Momotaro or the Peach-boy -- The leather bag -- The bridge of magpies -- The son of the Ogress -- The prawn that caused the trouble -- The deceitful pelican -- Into the jungle -- How the dingo came to Australia -- How the sun was made -- The firemakers -- Wireenum the rainmaker -- Rainbow serpent -- Deereeree and the rainbow -- Maui, the fisherman -- Kahukura and the fishing nets.
Genre:
ISBN:
9780791027578
Format :
Book