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Trickster tales : forty folk stories from around the world

Sherman, Josepha.

Little Rock : August House, 1996.

172 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.

Forty stories of tricksters from a variety of cultures, including ancient Babylonia, China, India, Eastern Europe, Morocco, and many others.


Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

1 copy available at Paideia School


978-0-87483-449-9 (hard.)


978-0-87483-450-5 (pbk.)

LC Call No:

GR524 .S54 1996

Dewey Class No:

398.2 20


Sherman, Josepha.


Trickster tales : forty folk stories from around the world / retold by Josepha Sherman ; illustrations by David Boston.


Little Rock : August House, 1996.


172 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.


Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-172).


Tricksters--Cross-cultural studies.


Tales--Cross-cultural studies.

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504 BibliogrphyNote   $a Bibliography, etc. note  Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-172).
505 ContentsNote 0   $a Formatted contents note  Africa. Why Anansi owns every story : a tale from the Ashanti people of Ghana -- Hare and Tortoise : a tale from the Thonga people of Mozambique -- Glara saves his sons : a tale from the Ju/'hoan people of Botswana -- Tortoise's debt and Pig's grunt : a tale from Cameroon -- Hlakanyana : a tale from the Xhosa people of South Africa -- Europe. The Hedley Kow : a tale from England -- The leprechaun's gold : a tale from Ireland -- The lutin's pranks : two tales from France -- Tyl Eulenspiegel and the marvelous painting : a tale from the Netherlands -- Tyl Eulenspiegel and the wager : a tale from Germany -- Hershele's feast : a tale from the Jews of Eastern Europe -- The leshy : a tale from Eastern Europe/Russia -- The Near East. The poor man of Nippur : a tale from ancient Babylonia -- Djuba's guests : a tale from Morocco -- Two legs or one? : a tale from Egypt -- The caliph's questions : a tale from Iraq -- The khoja in court : a tale from Turkey -- The Effendi and the riddles : a tale of the Uygur people of Central Asia and China -- Asia and Polynesia. The two tricksters : a tale from India -- The trickster in the underworld : a tale from China -- Liar Mvkang and the rich folk : a tale from the Rawang people of Burma -- Hare, Otter, Monkey, and Badger : a tale from Japan -- The theft of fire : a tale of the Ilocano people of the Philippines -- The snaring of the sun : a tale from Hawaii -- Meso- and South America. The magic burro : a tale from Mexico -- Guinea Pig and Fox : a tale from Peru -- The mare's egg : a tale from Chile -- Tokwah : a tale of the Mataco people of Argentina -- Fire-taking : a tale of the Makiritare people of Venezuela -- North America. Raven steals the light : a tale from the Inuit people of Alaska -- Coyote goes hunting : a tale of the White Mountain Apache people of Arizona -- Saynday was coming along : a tale of the Kiowa people of the Great Plains -- Eye-juggling : a tale of the Blackfoot people of the Great Plains -- The trickster's revenge : a tale of the Menominee people of Minnesota -- Rabbit and Wildcat : a tale of the Algonquin people of the Northeast -- Trickster immigrants. Lutin or not? : two tales from French Canada -- Jack the varmint killer : a tale from the Appalachian Mountains -- John and his freedom : a tale from the African-American people of the Southern United States -- Lapin and the little tar man : a tale from the Creole people of Louisiana -- Anansi returns : a tale from Jamaica.
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