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Brazilian Folktales

Brazilian Folktales

Author: Retold and translated by Livia de Almeida and Ana Maria Portella. Edited by Margaret Read MacDonald

Forty tales retold by Brazilian storytellers. Plus background about Brazil, games, and recipes.

Type Year Publisher Price Length   ISBN
Hardcover  2006  Libraries Unlimited  $35.00  192 pages  1563089300  

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" This book is a remarkable entre to the magic and culture of this South American country. "  ...The American Folklore Society

"The folktales in this well-organized and inviting collection reflect the mix of indigenous, European, and African cultures in Brazil....The book is packed with extra information, including an introduction to Brazil and its storytelling traditions; an appendix with more information about the tales and their motif numbers; a bibliography; and an useful index....[t]he collection is a worthwhile choice that will especially enhance curriculum support in school libraries. "  ...VOYA


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American Folklore Society, Children's Folklore Section   

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