Magic Orange Tree And Other Haitian Folktales

ISBN-10: 0805210776
ISBN-13: 9780805210774
Edition: N/A
Authors: Diane Wolkstein
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/21/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Diane Wolkstein was born in Newark, New Jersey on November 11, 1942. She received a bachelor's degree from Smith College and a master's degree in education from Bank Street College in New York. She later spent several years in Paris, where she worked as a teacher and studied mime. She worked as New York City's official storyteller from 1967 to 1971. Her radio show, Stories from Many Lands, was broadcast on WNYC from 1968 until 1980. She also helped create the Storytelling Center of New York City, which trains thousands of volunteers and sends them into the city's public schools and libraries. She wrote more than 20 books during her lifetime including Inanna, Queen of Heaven and Earth with Samuel Noah Kramer and Esther's Story. She died while undergoing emergency surgery for a heart condition on January 31, 2012 at the age of 70.

Foreword
Spirit, Sovereignty, Story: The Magic Orange Tree Twenty Years Later
Introduction
The Magic Orange Tree
The Two Donkeys
Owl
Put That Man to Bed
Four Hairs from the Beard of the Devil
The Case of the Uncooked Eggs
Tayzanne
Cat and Dog and the Return of the Dead
The One Who Would Not Listen to His Own Dream
Papa God and General Death
Bouki-Dances the Kokioko
Papa God Sends Turtle Doves
The Singing Bone
The Gizzard
The Monkey Who Asked for Misery
The Name
Cat's Baptism
"I'm Tipingee, She's Tipingee, We're Tipingee, Too"
The Master Thief
Horse and Toad
Mother of the Waters
A Very Happy Donkey
"One, My Darling, Come to Mama"
The Forbidden Apple
"Papa God First, Man Next, Tiger Last"
The Last Tiger in Haiti
"Bye-bye"
Songs in English and Creole
Acknowledgments

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