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World of Stories Traditional Tales for Children

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ISBN-10: 019541988X

ISBN-13: 9780195419887

Edition: 2005

Authors: Jon C. Stott, Raymond E. Jones

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A World of Stories is a collection of myths, hero tales, folk tales, andfables adapted for children (along with modern stories that adapt conventionsfrom these genres). The approximately 130 selections provide students withessential multicultural texts. The wide range of important selections are drawnfrom around the world, offering students in today's ethnically diverseclassrooms a more balanced picture of children's literature than is offered byexisting collections, which tend to focus solely on the Westerntradition.
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List price: $69.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

<p class="biography" <b Jon C. Stott</b is an English professor emeritus from the University of Alberta. His interests include writing about sports, children's literature and beer. In 1973, he wrote the Western Hockey League's official 25th-anniversary commemorative magazine, and he has since authored three books on minor-league sports, including <i Hockey Night in Dixie</i and <i Ice Warriors</i . He has four publications on the study of children's literature, and in 2010, he retold stories from many lands in the children's book <i A Book of Tricksters</i . Jon's beer guidebook, <i Beer Quest West</i , profiles all the microbreweries in BC and Alberta. He…    

Each Part ends with Links to Other Stories.
Cinderella and Her Cousins: A Tale and Its Variants
The Golden Carp
Cinderella, or the Little Glass Slipper
Cap o' Rushes
Billy Beg and the Bull
Mary Cinderella
Vasilisa the Beautiful
The Indian Cinderella
Benizara and Kakezara
Creating and Shaping the World: The Mythic Vision
How Light and Life Came Into the World
Heaven and Earth
The Creation and the First Sin
How Summer Came to Canada
Demeter and Persephone
The Myth of Osiris and Isis
How Fire Was Stolen from Rabbit
How Nanabozho Brought Fire to His People
Maui the Half-God
Fire and An Ordinary Woman
How Death Came to the World
Larger Than Life: Tales of Heroes
Sundiata's Childhood
Perseus Rescues Andromeda
How Krishna Killed the Wicked King Kans
Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind
Meleager and Atalanta
The Wanderings of Ulysses
The Crooked Tote Road
Robin Hood Turns Butcher
The Last Journey of Gilgamesh
The Death of Beowulf
Joan the Maid
Ned Kelly--Iron Man
John Henry
Unlikely Heroes: Triumphs of the Underdog
Molly Whuppie
Jack and the Beanstalk
David and Goliath
The Last of the Dragons
The Practical Princess
The Search for the Magic Lake
The Fly
How the Tortoise Got His Shell
The Adventures of Little Peachling
The Valiant Chattee-Maker
Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp
Purposeful Journeys: Errands and Quests
Of Sir Gareth of Orkney
Odin Goes to Mimir's Well
The Wonderful Brocade
Simon and the Golden Sword
Little Badger and the Fire Spirit
Scarface: Origin of the Medicine Lodge
Cupid and Psyche
East o' the Sun and West o' the Moon
Little Red Riding-hood
Little Red-Cap
The Three Billy-Goats Gruff
The Half-Chick
Loves Won and Lost: Tales of Courtship and Marriage
The Sleeping Beauty in the Woods
Little Briar-Rose
Beauty and the Beast
The Story of Five Heads
The Maid with Hair of Gold
Juan Bobo and the Princess Who Answered Riddles
The Innkeeper's Wise Daughter
The Frog Maiden
The Crane Wife
The Goodman of Wastness and His Selkie Wife
Urashima Taro
The Moon
It's All Relative: The Trials and Triumphs of Family Life
The Blind Boy and the Loon
Snow White
The Magic Orange Tree
The Six Swans
Hansel and Grethel
Chet Huat Chet Hai (Seven Pot, Seven Jar)
The Smith and the Fairies
The Three Sons and Their Objects of Power
Jacques the Woodcutter
The Woman Who Flummoxed the Fairies
The Barber's Clever Wife
Living by Wit: Trickster Tales
Anansi Earns the Sky-God's Stories
Tricksy Rabbit
The Two Fishermen
The Wonderful Tar-Baby Story
A Legend of Knockmany
The Tiger, The Brahman, and the Jackal
Jack the Giant Killer
Wisahketchahk and the Ducks
The Mouse-Deer and the Tiger
The Rabbit and the Coyote
The Story of Ca Matsin and Ca Boo-ug
The Mouse and the Fox
How El Bizarron Fooled the Devil
The Apples of Idun
Wise and Foolish: Tales of Cleverness and Stupidity
The Tale of the Three Wishes
The Fisherman and his Wife
Pedro Urdimale, the Little Fox, and the Mare's Egg
How the Coyote Danced with the Blackbirds
The Tiger, the Persimmon, and the Rabbit's Tail
Si Djeha Cheats the Robbers
The Hodja and the Thousand Pieces of Gold
The Gift of the Holy Man
The Two Husbands
The Emperor's New Clothes
The President Wants No More of Anansi
The Golden Altar of the Church of St. Joseph
Nature Humanized: Animal Tales
The Fox and the Crow
The Fox and the Goat
The Fox and the Grapes
The Hare and the Tortoise
The Dog and the Shadow
The Ants and the Grasshopper
The Lion, the Fox, and the Ass
The Lion and the Mouse
The Lion and the Shepherd
The Crocodile and the Monkey's Heart
Henny Penny
The Ugly Duckling
The Story of the Three Little Pigs
The Story of the Three Bears
The Elephant and the Giraffe
The Story of a Dam
The Deer and the Jaguar Share a House
Gayardaree the Platypus
The Elephant's Child
The Revenge of the Three Deer-Boys
Further Readings
Selected Critical Studies
Selected Online Resources
Selected Folktale Collections
Selected Illustrated Editions of Single Tales
Topical Index
Title Index