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Amazonia : indigenous tales from Brazil / retold by Daniel Munduruku ; pictures by Nikolai Popov ; translated by Jane Springer.

Munduruku, Daniel, 1964- (Author). Springer, Jane, (translator.). Popov, Nikolai, 1938- (illustrator.).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood J 398.2 MUN (Text) 36626103500427 JUV Nonfiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle J398.2 MUND (Text) 39231032826881 Children's Non-Fiction Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781554981854 :
  • ISBN: 1554981859
  • Physical Description: 95 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto : Groundwood Books, 2013.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Translation from the Portuguese.
Formatted Contents Note:
The beginning of the world -- Amao -- The brothers Bacororo and Itubore -- The husband of the stars -- The people with bat wings -- The beautiful deer -- The parrot who sings kra-kra-kra -- The Pequi tree -- The enticing smell -- The death of Ari -- Iara, the mother of water -- Ceuci, the witch who ate a lot.
Summary, etc.:
A treasury of Brazilian folktales is presented in the authentic voice of an author who grew up in the rain forest and includes stories identified as most representative of Amazonian culture, in a volume complemented by descriptions of indigenous populations and a glossary of animal and plant profiles.
Subject: Tales > Brazil.
Tales > Amazon River Region.
Indians of South America > Brazil > Folklore > Juvenile literature.
Indians of South America > Amazon River Region > Folklore > Juvenile literature.

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