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West Country folk tales

Llywelyn W. Maddock

West Country folk tales

by Llywelyn W. Maddock

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Published by J. Brodie in Bath, Eng .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tales -- England

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 107

    Statementby Llywelyn W. Maddock. Illus. by Harold W. Hailstone
    The Physical Object
    Pagination109 p.
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22775268M

      West Indian folk-tales Item Preview remove-circle Fairy Tales & Folklore - Country/Ethnic-General, Children's - Literature - Classics / Contemporary, Tales Publisher Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on May 7, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:   ‎Compiled by an American missionary, West African Folk Tales by William H Barker is a delightful collection of folk tales from Nigeria, Ghana, Mali, Mauritania and other countries along the west coast of Africa. These stories spread in various forms to other countries like the West Indies, Suriname, 5/5(3).

    The book was coauthored by Cecilia Sinclair and will certainly provide hours of entertainment for both parents and children. Compiled by an American missionary, West African Folk Tales by William H Barker is a delightful collection of folk tales from Nigeria, Ghana, Mali, Mauritania and other countries along the west coast of Africa. These 5/5(2). List of Folk Tales: Welcome to the world of folklore. Welcome to the treasury of Irish fairy, Indian Folktalews and folk tales, brought to you by kidsgen. Immerse in these ancient Irish folk tales and let them transport you to fairyland. Read more about the Indian folktales and stories. Share with kids and huge collection of international folktales and mythical stories can help.

      This volume of West African folk tales includes a number of such tales, among them, "The Cricket and the Toad," "The Greedy Hare," "The Tortoise and His Broken Shell," "The Story of a Farmer and Four Hyenas," "The Man with Seven Dogs," and "The Boy in the Drum." Animals, both natural and magical, play large roles in these stories.5/5.   Folk tales around the world, observes the author, often contain similar narratives, providing, perhaps, yet another example of the universal brotherhood of man. This volume of West African folk tales includes a number of such tales, among them, "The Cricket and the Toad," "The Greedy Hare," "The Author: Hugh Vernon-Jackson.


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