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A world full of animal stories / written by Angela McAllister ; illustrated by Aitch.

McAllister, Angela, (author.). Aitch (Illustrator), (illustrator.).

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  • 0 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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1 current hold with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart PL - Main J 398 MCA (Text) 840191002840440 Children's Nonfiction - Lower Level In transit -
Hussey-Mayfield Mem. PL - Zionsville j 398.2 MCALLISTER (Text) 33946003680191 Non-Fiction - 1st Floor Checked out 05/08/2021
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library J 398.245 MCALLISTER (Text) 39206021310055 J Non-Fiction Checked out 04/26/2021
Westville-New Durham Twp PL - Westville J398.245 M (Text) 71462000030119 Juv Nonfiction In transit -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781786030450
  • ISBN: 1786030454
  • Physical Description: 127 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Frances Lincoln Children's Books, an imprint of The Quarto Group, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 126-127).
Formatted Contents Note:
AFRICA: The ten little ostriches (Kenya) -- Why the cheetah's cheeks are stained with tears (Zulu) -- Why hippo lives in the water (East Africa) -- Ananse and the Python (Ghana) -- The ants and the treasure (Nigeria) -- The leopard and the ram (West Africa) -- Why the warthog is ugly (East Africa). -- ASIA: The elephant and the blind men (India) -- The white butterfly (Japan) -- The country of the mice (Tibet) -- The farmer and the mule (India) -- The lion and the clever jackals (India) -- Urashima and the turtle (Japan) -- The nodding tiger (China) -- The legend of the panda (Tibet) -- How the jellyfish lost his bones (Japan). -- NORTH AMERICA: Buffalo and eagle wing (Blackfoot) -- Prairie wolf (Karuk) -- The mermaid of the Magdalenes (Canada) -- Why the swallow's tail is forked (Native American Indian) -- Rabbit and the moon man (Canada) -- Why the bear has a stumpy tail (Iroquois) -- The blind boy and the loon (Inuit) -- The first woodpecker (Native American Indian) -- The badger and the bear (Lakota) -- How the king of the birds was chosen (Mayan) -- The bear prince (Mexico) -- Coyote and the turtle (Mexico). -- SOUTH AMERICA: The little frog of the stream (Peru) -- The song of the armadillo (Bolivia) -- The two viscachas (Argentina) -- The party in the sky (Brazil) -- How the beetles got their gorgeous coats (Brazil). -- EUROPE: The nightingale (Denmark) -- The three billy goats gruff (Norway) -- The owl of cowlyd coomb (Wales) -- King of the cats (Scotland) -- Dapplegrim (Norway) -- The eagle and the wren (Scotland) -- Saint Domnoc and the bees (Ireland) -- The three little pigs (England) -- Mighty Mikko (Finland) -- The speckled hen (France) -- The white parrot (Spain) -- The ugly duckling (Denmark). -- AUSTRALIA AND OCEANIA: How the kangaroo got her pouch (Australia) -- Nanaue, the shark boy (Hawaii) -- Paikea and Ruatapu (New Zealand) -- Emu and the brush turkey (Australia) -- How the flying fish lived in a tree (Papua New Guinea) -- Appendix.
Summary, etc.:
Retells fifty animal-themed tales from around the world. This collection of fifty lively retellings by Angela McAllister of favorite animal-themed fables, myths, legends, and stories about creatures big and small from different cultures.
Subject: Animals > Folklore > Juvenile literature.
Legends > Juvenile literature.
Fables > Juvenile literature.
Tales > Juvenile literature.
Animals > Folklore.
JUVENILE FICTION > Fairy Tales & Folklore > Anthologies.
Animals > Folklore > Juvenile literature.
Folklore > Juvenile literature.
Animals > Folklore.
Genre: Folklore.
Folk literature.

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