From the Mango Tree and Other Folktales from Nepal (World by Kavita Ram Shrestha,Sarah Lamstein PDF

By Kavita Ram Shrestha,Sarah Lamstein

From a quarter of brilliant attractiveness, light humans, and deep spirituality come the various world's such a lot spell binding stories. This number of stories, the single one among its type at present to be had within the usa, introduces readers to the treasures of an historical and quickly altering tradition. chosen and translated by way of Kavita Ram Shrestha of Nepal and edited by way of Sarah Lamstein, the 15 tales variety in tone from the playful "King foolish and Minister Sloppy" to the haunting "Uttis Tree." The stories are supplemented via colour pictures, line drawings, and an advent to the background, geography, and tradition of the rustic. A beneficiant bibliography leads readers to additional resources.

Show description

Read or Download From the Mango Tree and Other Folktales from Nepal (World Folklore Series) PDF

Best parenting literature guides books

Get Speaking Out: Storytelling and Creative Drama for Children PDF

In his profitable inventive Storytelling, Jack Zipes confirmed how storytelling is a wealthy and robust device for self-expression and for construction kid's imaginations. In talking Out, this grasp storyteller is going extra, conversing out opposed to rote studying and trying out and for the confident strength inside of storytelling and inventive drama throughout the K-12 years.

New PDF release: Write out of the Oven! Letters and Recipes from Children's

Attach young ones in grades 5-8 with their favourite literary heroes! a set of letters and recipes from greater than 50 recognized and award-winning kid's authors offer insights into their lives, suggestion to the youngsters who wrote to them, and private details. each one access contains the student's letter to the writer, the author's reaction, and a recipe from the writer.

Download e-book for iPad: Children's Literature: A Guide to Information Sources by Margaret W. Denman-West

The most component of this paintings is a bibliography of bibliographies. stated assets contain references to suggested kid's books (fiction and nonfiction, in print and nonprint formats). as well as the bibliographic entries, there are biographies of authors and illustrators and net entry issues.

Download e-book for iPad: Second-Generation Memory and Contemporary Children’s by Anastasia Ulanowicz

Winner of the Children’s Literature organization publication AwardThis booklet visits a number of textual varieties together with diary, novel, and picturebook to discover the connection among second-generation reminiscence and modern children’s literature. Ulanowicz argues that second-generation reminiscence — knowledgeable through intimate relations relationships, textual mediation, and expertise — is characterised via vicarious, instead of direct, adventure of the prior.

Additional resources for From the Mango Tree and Other Folktales from Nepal (World Folklore Series)

Example text

Download PDF sample

From the Mango Tree and Other Folktales from Nepal (World Folklore Series) by Kavita Ram Shrestha,Sarah Lamstein

by George

Rated 4.65 of 5 – based on 34 votes