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Folktails: Animal Legends from Around the World
by Jan Thornhill (Goodreads Author)
This delightful storybook leads children on an enchanting journey across the globe. It consists of a chain of stories narrated by animals. At the end of each story one of the animals leaps to a different continent to begin the next tale. Starting with an Indian tale about an elephant and a hare, the hare then hops over to West Africa to take part in a tale about a ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published May 22nd 2006 by Owlkids Books
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I was born in 1955 in Sudbury, but spent most of my childhood in southern Ontario where, encouraged by my artist mother and engineer/inventor father, I developed a life-long passion for both art and the natural world. I spent a lot of time exploring the fields, woods, ponds, and streams near where I lived, and was an avid collector of things I found. I brought home all kinds of treasures – skulls ...moreMore about Jan Thornhill...