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Tales of a grandmother

George Sand

Tales of a grandmother

by George Sand

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Published by J.B. Lippincott Company in Philadelphia, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby George Sand; translated by Margaret Bloom ... illustrated by Harold W. Hess.
ContributionsBloom, Margaret, 1893- tr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.S196 Tal
The Physical Object
Pagination304 p.
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6749289M
LC Control Number30027932
OCLC/WorldCa543211

One can find sets of traditional Chinese tales just about anywhere. What makes this collection of largely etiologic stories particularly heartwarming is the fabric into which they are skillfully woven: an aged grandmother, matriarch of a wealthy nineteenth-century clan, offers the material to her favorite young grandson and granddaughter as they go through various practices and rituals of.   This multicultural children's book presents classic Korean fairy tales and other folk stories—providing a delightful look into a rich literary culture. The Korean people possess a folklore tradition as colorful and captivating as any in the world, but the stories themselves still are not as well-known to Western readers as those from The Reviews:

Tales of a Korean grandmother.. [Frances Carpenter] -- A Korean grandmother tells her grandchildren the traditional tales and legends of their country. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search # Tut books.\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. Get this from a library! Tales of a Swiss grandmother. [Frances Carpenter; Ernest Biéler] -- A story of Swiss character and customs that are revealed in age-old tales.

  Together grandma and granddaughter go to the movies, drink tea at a Chinese food restaurant, and see a vaudeville show that stars a beer-drinking hippo. Everyday they have lunch together, and grandma tells the story of her life. This is an off-beat, heartwarming tale narrated by a little girl whose grandmother is her best : Tales of a Russian Grandmother Author Carpenter, Frances Illustrator Bilibine, Ivan Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Very Good Jacket condition No Jacket Edition 1st Edition Binding Hardcover Publisher Junior Books / Doubleday, Doran & Company Place of Publication Garden City / New York Date published Keywords RUSSIA, FOLK.


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Tales of a Chinese Grandmother, by Frances Carpenter is a wonderful novel that is full of folk tales and stories. Set back in old China, this book is about a rich family's wise grandmother who tells her two grandchildren stories when they are having a quarrel, when they are bored or just for fun/5.

Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Tales of a grandmother by A C Carmichael.

Publication date Collection europeanlibraries Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Oxford University LanguagePages:   Tales of a Chinese Grandmother presents a collection of 30 authentic Chinese tales.

These classic stories represent the best of the Chinese folklore tradition, and are told here by the beloved Lao Lao—the grandmother in the nineteenth-century Ling household/5(14). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sand, George, Tales of a grandmother.

Philadelphia, London, J.B. Lippincott Co., (OCoLC)   Tales of a Chinese Grandmother, written by Frances Carpenter, presents a collection of 30 authentic Chinese folktales. These classic stories represent the best of the Chinese folk tradition and are told here by the character Lao Lao, the beloved grandmother of the nineteenth-century Ling by: 2.

This book is the narrator's remembrances of the stories and advice her grandmother told her of her own life. This story starts with a grandmother's tale of escaping Russian, probably during the Bolshevik Revolution, for a life in the United States.

Some of the stories of funny, her grandmother pretended to Tales of a grandmother book the balalaika to win a by: 4. This book is the narrator's remembrances of the stories and advice her grandmother told her of her own life. This story starts with a grandmother's tale of escaping Russian, probably during the Bolshevik Revolution, for a life in the United States.

Some of the stories of funny, her grandmother pretended/5. Tales of a Russian Grandmother book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(7). This multicultural children's book presents classic Korean fairy tales and other folk stories—providing a delightful look into a rich literary culture.

The Korean people possess a folklore tradition as colorful and captivating as any in the world, and yet the stories themselves still are not as well-known to Western readers as those from The Brothers Grimm, Mother Goose, or Hans Christian /5(18).

This was a so-so book for a genre I don't really like at all. These 32 Korean fairytales are told mainly by Halmoni, a kindly old grandma from the rich Kim family of Seoul to her grandson Yong Tu and her grandaughter (possessing one of the best names ever), Ok Cha/5.

" Series. The book's illustrations capture Basque faces, clothes, homes -- way of life. The stories are told as if you are in the French Basque home of a little boy and girl who dearly love their grandma. They are all hard workers, taking special pleasure in the tales their Amuma (Amachi) tells to illustrate topics that crop up in daily life.4/5(2).

A beautiful story of a much loved Grandmother who dies, by Hans Christian Andersen. Story Reads: 15, This is a vintage fairy tale, and may contain violence.

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These classic stories represent the best of the Chinese folklore tradition, and are told here by the beloved Lao Lao—the grandmother in the nineteenth-century Ling household.

Summary: An aged Chinese grandmother tells some Chinese folk tales and legends to her grandchildren. "All of the members of the Ling family, and especially the grandchildren Yu Lang and Ah Shung, were enchanted by the stories told by their aged grandmother, Lao Lao ("Old Old One").

The children of the Kim family sit at their beloved Grandmother's knee to listen to these and other traditional folk tales which are rooted in thousands of years of Korean culture. About the Author: Frances Carpenter () had a love of foreign lands and cultures, which she observed closely during her extensive travels—first with her.

Tales of a Chinese Grandmother, written by Frances Carpenter, presents a collection of 30 authentic Chinese folktales. These classic stories represent the best of the Chinese folk tradition and are told here by the character Lao Lao, the beloved grandmother of the nineteenth-century Ling household.

This multicultural children's book presents classic Korean fairy tales and other folk stories&#;providing a delightful look into a rich literary Korean people possess a folklore tradition as colorful and captivating as any in the world, and yet the stories Brand: Tuttle Publishing.

As New. 1st Tuttle edition, 11th printing ; pp. ; ISBN: ; LCCN: ; Tales of A Chinese Grandmother presents thirty short stories told by the character Lao-lao, the wizened grandmother of the nineteenth-century Ling household, and give insight into.

His grandmother, Frieda, the subject of his upcoming book, “A Life Lived” and topic of the Aug. 19 Theatre Guild Zoom meeting, is third from the left; her husband, Samuel Ross, is to the right. TALES OF A KOREAN GRANDMOTHER: Folk & Fairy Tales $ This multicultural children's book presents classic Korean fairy tales and other folk stories--providing a delightful look into a rich literary culture.