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Priceless Gifts: A Folktale from Italy

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This story from Italy shows that, while good things come in small packages, they also come in furry packages. When a merchant finds himself in a land that is overrun by rats, he realizes that he has the most priceless gift in this country, namely his ships cats. Full color.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published December 21st 2006 by August House LittleFolk
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This storybook had a very important message--being thankful for the gifts you receive--presented in a very gentle manner. it's an Italian folktale we read for school and would be a nice compliment to any exploration of the spice trade.
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I really liked this folk tale because it shows the differences between cultures and the things that matter the most.
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