Nursery Tales Around the World by Judy Sierra

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An international collection of 18 nursery tales for young children, grouped by theme, such as "Runaway Cookies," "Slowpokes and Speedsters," and "Chain Tales," and brillantly illustrated with full-color borders.
 

About Judy Sierra

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Judy Sierra holds a Ph.D. in folklore from UCLA and has compiled several books of folklore for teachers and storytellers. The author of many successful picture books, she lives in Northern California.
 
Published February 18, 1996 by Clarion Books. 128 pages
Genres: Children's Books. Non-fiction

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The tales themselves, though, have been chosen with the heart and ear of a storyteller: a healthy mix of chestnuts (Joseph Jacobs's ``Three Little Pigs''), less common stories (``The Pancake,'' from Norway), and delightful variants on familiar tales, such as a Philippine version of ``The Bremen T...

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Innovatively conceived and exquisitely executed, this sumptuous collection of 18 tales is a surefire crowd-pleaser.

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