Including enchanting tales taken from the storytelling heritage of many different countries and cultures, these stories are simply retold to be especially accessible to children and accompanied by lively color illustrations throughout. Magical characters from every continent abound in the multicultural tales, including a kettle that transforms into a dancing badger from Japan, an Aboriginal tale of friendship between an owl and a hurricane, and a charming tale of witches and butterflies from Persia.
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K-Gr 2—Some of the 13 stories in this volume, such as "The Amazing Tea Kettle" and "The Fly," are likely to be new to the target audience. Others, like "Three Balls of Yarn" and "The Rose of Pity," are variations on more familiar tales ("Rapunzel" and "Beauty and the Beast," in turn). No sourApr 01 2013 | Read Full Review of Tales from Around the World (...