The Kingfisher Treasury of Stories from Around the World

Author(s): Linda Jennings

Kids' Classics (fairy tales, poetry etc)

Reflecting the many different cultures of the world, this collection includes stories by popular contemporary writers as well as lively retellings of traditional tales.


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"The Giant's Daughter" - a Scandinavian tale, Ethel Johnstone-Phelps; "The Great Greedy Beast", an African tale, Amabal Williams-Ellis; "Ricky of the Tuft", a French fairy tale, Linda Jennings; "The Wonderful Fish-Hook" - A Maori tale, Linda Jennings; "Saving the Pennies" - a Jewish Tale, Adele Geras; "Tortoise Triumphant" - an African tale, Geraldine Elliot; "The Pagoda Tree" - a Chinese tale, Linda Jennings; "The Word of Power" - an Iraqi tale, Barbara Sleigh; "Moowis" - a native American tale, Alan Garner; "Lakshmi and the Clever Washerwoman" - an Indian tale, Madhur Jaffrey; "Medio Pollito" - a Spanish tale, Linda Jennings; "The Lucky Tea-Kettle" - a Japanese tale, Helen and William MacAlpine; "Bro Tiger Goes Dead" - a Caribbean tale, James Berry; "The Visitor from Heaven" - a Sri Lankan tale, Beulah Candappa; "The Birth of the Sun and the Moon" - an Aztec tale, Linda Jennings; "Baba Yaga" - a Russian tale, Linda Jennings; "A Sackful of Spirits", Linda Jennings.

General Fields

  • : 9780753410271
  • : Pan Macmillan
  • : Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • : February 2004
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Linda Jennings
  • : Paperback
  • : Victor Ambrus
  • : 808.83
  • : From 5 To 8
  • : 160
  • : illustrations