Publisher: National Geographic Kids
Weight: 420 g
Meet a sailor with an ogre wife in a story from China, a young girl who outsmarts giants in a tale from Fiji, a clever rooster seeking its fortune in a tale from Morocco, a music-playing jaguar in a story from Ecuador, and princes turned to statues in a story from Italy.
Retold by Donna Jo Napoli and illustrated by Christina Balit, this is a collection of 29 magical stories from a wide variety of cultures and countries, including Italy, Hungary, Morocco, Angola, Zimbabwe, Turkey, Russia, Japan, China, Fiji, India, Chile, Mexico, as well as three tales from Native American cultures: Inuit, Brule Sioux, and Cheyenne.
Donna Jo Napoli's powerful storytelling makes these stories fresh and fun, and Christina Balit's dazzling illustrations make this book a true treasure a very special gift and a must-have for family bookshelves.
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