See all books authored by richard walker, including human body eyewitness books, and the kingfisher first human body encyclopedia kingfisher first reference, and more on. Twelve trickster tales that show the migration of african culture to america via the west indies. The eight stories in this thoughtprovoking collection of traditional jewish tales combine folklore and scripture, and are retold for children using simple, clear language. See more ideas about trickster tales, childrens books and books. The barefoot book of trickster tales by richard walker. They include trickster tales and sacred tales involving the greatest and meanest of mankind, as well as nature and the world of spirits. In this anthology of folktales, readers will learn about how different cultures live in harmony with nature.
Nature ranger dk smithsonian eyewitness explorer richard walker. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. I introduced the genre of trickster tales by explaining the characteristics. In the magic garden, birds repay a kindhearted young mans generous act. Its really fun to get your kids to tell you these stories, espcially the trickster tales. Third grade lesson an introduction to trickster tales day 1. Anne wilson has spent time exploring southern india and belize, and has visited africa several times. Thriftbooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. I couldnt resist this volume, since it is from one of my favorite publishers, barefoot books. Describe the similarities in these tales in which a main character, often an animal, outwits other animals, humans, or forces in nature.
Rather than giving historical sources for these traditional tales, the author has noted the country or culture of origin under each title. We empower passionate individuals to build their own businesses. I have not read it myself but i have heard from others that this would be appropriate for grade two. Feb 4, 2015 i love trickster tales because kids love them, too. A west african tale retold and illustrated by pat cummings. Brer rabbit, uncle remus, and race in the south all done. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. Hungary, russia, rumania, finland, iceland, japan, and sicily are only some of them. Anansi and the box of stories on my own folklore, adapted by stephen krensky. Why monkeys live in trees and other stories from benin is a rich tapestry of oral tales that come from a wide range of beninese ethnic groups. Jane yolen books list of books by author jane yolen. The barefoot book of pirates makes a fun change for bedtime stories.
The crimson fairy book contains a fascinating collection of tales from many countries. Today more than ever, children need diverse, inclusive and inspiring books. Swiss traditions, and he opens the collection with a tale about the ubiquitous jack, the english representative of the trickster tradition. Here are my favorite trickster tales in folklore from around the world, including america, europe, the middle east, africa, and more.
I had to fight to keep in the scottish tam oshanter story. Weve already got the barefoot book of princesses and enjoyed the variety and novelty of these stories from around the world. From singalong stories to thoughtprovoking chapter books, barefoot books open windows to cultures around the world. Filled with imagination, excitement, and adventure, these tales will delight children with their illogical yet strangely reasonable events, and will offer parents a pleasant. The barefoot book of trickster tales richard walker. Mungo, which is a story of a saint found through waldorf booksellers. Barefoot puppets trickster tales tickets ticket express. Traditional west african stories come to life with expressive rod puppets, original music, and lots of puns. We personally assess every books quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures. Each story is accompanied by fun and creative activities to help remind the reader tread lightly and take care of our precious earth. Richard walker books list of books by author richard walker. This book is part of the read for success collection.
Barefoot book of dance stories won a silver ippy award for childrens picture book all ages from the independent publishers association. He describes his job as, i drive the truck and carry things, but his role is so much bigger than that. Tales of a trickster guinea pig by rebecca hickox 2 times fionas luck by teresa. Here the brer rabbit tales can be read in the context of other trickster tales from around the world. Buy the barefoot book of trickster tales on amazon. Presents nine folktales from around the world involving tricksters, including jack and the wizard, the frail old woman. I used the smartboard to show students the characteristcs. The barefoot book of earth tales printables, classroom. Why monkeys live in trees and other stories from benin. In these stories, usually comprised of animals, one of the characters solve their problem by tricking someone. Free kindle the barefoot book of knights ebooks download.
African tales one world, one planet by gcina mhlophe and rachel griffin has a version of ananse and the impossible quest. Heritage public library barefoot puppets trickster tales. At barefoot, we celebrate art and story with books that open the hearts and minds of children from all walks of life, inspiring them to read deeper, search further, and explore their own creative gifts through crosscultural picture books and anthologies, folktales for. The knight of the kitchen ukthe knight of the swan germanythe three journeys of. Ticket express is your best source for college baseball world series tickets, nebraska cornhusker football tickets, and nationwide concert, sports, and entertainment events. Kgr 3in a storytellers voice complete with asides and confidences directed toward listeners, walker retells nine trickster tales. The twelve dancing princesses the girl who became a fish hansel and gretel cinderella the fool of the world and the flying ship rumpelstiltskin the sleeping beauty the jewelled sea the celestial sisters the magic ball snowwhite and rosered ali baba and the forty thieves sources. A trickster tale from the andes mountains hardcover by. Barefoot books creates carefully crafted childrens books, childrens cds and childrens gifts that spark imagination, exploration, and creativity. The classic tales of brer rabbit by joel chandler harris 3 times american indian trickster tales by richard erdoes 3 times oh kojo.
Great puppet shows only happen with the dedicated work of hardworking, dedicated, and, well, lets face it, somewhat strange people. Any sort of american tall tale or native american trickster tales. Technical director, driver, set builder, puppeteer, bookkeeper, and roadie sam has been fulltime with the company since 2001. The brer rabbit story included in this volume, brer rabbit and the share crops, was one i had never read before and i thoroughly enjoyed it. The barefoot book of trickster tales walker, richard, munoz, claudio on. Barefoot books is an awardwinning publisher of childrens books based in cambridge, massachusetts, united states. Popular trickster tales books showing 150 of 107 love and roast chicken. Popular trickster tales books goodreads share book. How could you an ashanti tale by verna aardema 3 times the tawny scrawny lion by kathryn jackson 2 times zorro and quwi. A collection of nine retold trickster tales from aro. Childrens books of fairy tales, fables, folklore, and trickster tales in cubberley library.
With anansi the spider, world famous trickster, all things are possible if you only have a plan. Many readers will find familiar motifs in the stories. Search for library items search for lists search for contacts search for a library. Great books for second grade in your waldorf inspired. From around the world barefoot book of by naomi adler, amanda hall isbn. Collections from around the world folktale and fairy.
The barefoot book of jewish tales by shoshana boyd. The barefoot book of father and son tales barefoot books by josephine evettssecker. A wonderful retelling of a legend from ghana, this book is full of beautiful illustrations and lots of information about the ashanti. Trickster tales tall tales museum collection childrens literature black history month west indies childrens books fairy tales my books. Traditional tales from around the world by john matthews. My little girls love the pirate stories, and for a dad who has to put up with lots of princess stories it makes a nice change. Claudio munoz presents nine folktales from around the world involving tricksters, including jack and the wizard, the frail old woman, turtle goes on the warpath, and nail soup. Stories in this collection include ananse and the impossible quest from ghana, the mullah nasrudin from turkey, and. This is a book for both young and old lovers of folklore.
Apr 19, 2014 the barefoot book of trickster tales richard walker. Read a book of trickster tales from other countries, such as barefoot book of trickster tales retold by richard walker. Archive board of trustees book donation campaign catalog charles city charles city library closed code of virginia computers contract databases directions donate donations eaudio ebooks emagazines employment fohpl friends history homework help internet job jobs library card local history location map. Barefoot books awardwinning childrens books, cds and gifts.293 434 361 226 239 629 92 1437 1241 200 320 1175 1443 153 616 302 1272 363 801 600 920 515 702 877 640 1319 910 1370 1078 663 1178 1418 1205