Mightier than the sword : world folktales for strong boys /

by Yolen, Jane.; Colon, Raul,.
Type: Book
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt, 2003 .Description: 112 p. : ill. ; cm .Summary: A collection of folktales from around the world which demonstrate the triumph of brains over brawn .ISBN: 0152163913.Related Subjects: Tales | Folklore Online Resources: Contents: Open letter to my sons and grandson -- Magic brocade (China) -- Young man protected by the river (Angola) -- Devil with the three golden hairs (Germany) -- Eating with trolls (Norway) -- Knee-high man (African American) -- Language of the birds (Russian) -- Thick-head (Abenaki/Native American) -- Fisherman and the chamberlain (Burma) -- Jack and his companions (Ireland) -- Truthful shepherd (Hungary) -- And who cured the princess? (Israel) -- False knight on the road (England) -- Hired hands (Afghanistan) -- Mighty Mikko (Finland) -- Open letter to Nana.
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Juvenile Books Main Room Childrens Collection Juvenile Nonfiction Books J 398.2 Y c.03 Checked out 04/22/2014
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A Junior Library Guild selection.

Includes bibliography.

A collection of folktales from around the world which demonstrate the triumph of brains over brawn.

Open letter to my sons and grandson -- Magic brocade (China) -- Young man protected by the river (Angola) -- Devil with the three golden hairs (Germany) -- Eating with trolls (Norway) -- Knee-high man (African American) -- Language of the birds (Russian) -- Thick-head (Abenaki/Native American) -- Fisherman and the chamberlain (Burma) -- Jack and his companions (Ireland) -- Truthful shepherd (Hungary) -- And who cured the princess? (Israel) -- False knight on the road (England) -- Hired hands (Afghanistan) -- Mighty Mikko (Finland) -- Open letter to Nana.

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