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Prepare to be amazed, intrigued and enchanted by these astonishing tales. The seven stories gathered from sources around the world are full of magic, mystery and transformations. "Lupton imbues each folktale with rhythm and wit of an informal orator, and delivers a nugget of truth at the close" - Publishers Weekly. Read Together: ages 4-8 Read Alone: ages 6-10 Pages: 64 8. ...more
Paperback with CD, 64 pages
Published April 2nd 2006 by Barefoot Books (first published January 1st 1998)
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Cindy
May 13, 2018 rated it liked it
Wonderful story telling stories.
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Kimberly Werner
"Tales of Wisdom and Wonder” Is a collection of folklore from around the world. It is recommended for children in grades 2-6 (intermediate), but is very enjoyable for adults too. There are seven stories in all, each representing cultural and geographical versions of folklore, such as Native American, Russian, French, Haitian, Irish, British and Scottish. The book is available with the audio CD (this is what I have) so that you can hear the storyteller’s voice as he reads this collection of his f ...more
Andrea
Nov 24, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Wonderful stories, not just for children. I really enjoyed Hugh Lupton's reading on included CD. What a great alternative for kids to listen and imagine it instead of watching TV. ...more
Maritza Mejia
Nov 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
The book contains seven stories from sources around the world. With vivid illustration the tales are full of magic, mystery and transformation. I recommend this multicultural book for read aloud.
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