The Story Tree : tales to read aloud / retold by Hugh Lupton ; illustrated by Sophie Fatus.
- ISBN: 1841483125
- Physical Description: 64 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Barefoot Books, 2001.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Magic porridge pot: German -- Monkey-see, monkey-do: Indian -- Sweetest song: African-American -- Little lord feather-frock: Russian -- Three billy goats gruff: Norwegian -- Little red hen: English -- Blue coat: Jewish -- Sources and acknowledgments.
|Summary, etc.:|| A collection of eight tales from various cultures, including The Little Red Hen; Monkey-See, Monkey-Do; The Three Billy Goats Gruff; and The Magic Porridge Pot. Master storyteller Hugh Lupton playfully retells seven stories from around the world, including favorites such as The Little Red Hen as well as less familiar stories such as The Sweetest Song and The Blue Coat. Young children will be quickly engaged by the lively narrative, and will delight to follow Sophie Fatus's quirky characters as they roam across the colorful pages.
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