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The Resource The Barefoot book of giants, ghosts and goblins : traditional tales from around the world, retold by John Matthews ; illustrated by Giovanni Manna

The Barefoot book of giants, ghosts and goblins : traditional tales from around the world, retold by John Matthews ; illustrated by Giovanni Manna

Label
The Barefoot book of giants, ghosts and goblins : traditional tales from around the world
Title
The Barefoot book of giants, ghosts and goblins
Title remainder
traditional tales from around the world
Statement of responsibility
retold by John Matthews ; illustrated by Giovanni Manna
Title variation
Giants, ghosts and goblins
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A cross-cultural anthology of folk tales carefully chosen to terrify and tantalize young readers. The mystery and magic of the stories are beautifully realized by evocative and enchanting watercolors
Cataloging source
UPZ
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Matthews, John
Dewey number
398.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Manna, Giovanni
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Folklore
  • Giants
  • Ghosts
  • Goblins
  • Fairy tales
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The Barefoot book of giants, ghosts and goblins : traditional tales from around the world, retold by John Matthews ; illustrated by Giovanni Manna
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliographical references: p. 80
Contents
  • The lass who couldn't be frightened (Scottish)
  • The giant with no heart in his body (Norwegian)
  • The ghost with two faces (Cheyenne)
  • The bunyip (Australian)
  • Onna and the giant (Irish)
  • The drinking companions (Chinese)
  • The goblin, the grocer and the student (Danish)
  • A-man-among-men (Hausa-West African)
  • Little Oonyani (Evenk-Siberian)
Control code
ocm42369983
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
80 p.
Isbn
9781902283272
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) AEU-5097
Label
The Barefoot book of giants, ghosts and goblins : traditional tales from around the world, retold by John Matthews ; illustrated by Giovanni Manna
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliographical references: p. 80
Contents
  • The lass who couldn't be frightened (Scottish)
  • The giant with no heart in his body (Norwegian)
  • The ghost with two faces (Cheyenne)
  • The bunyip (Australian)
  • Onna and the giant (Irish)
  • The drinking companions (Chinese)
  • The goblin, the grocer and the student (Danish)
  • A-man-among-men (Hausa-West African)
  • Little Oonyani (Evenk-Siberian)
Control code
ocm42369983
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
80 p.
Isbn
9781902283272
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) AEU-5097

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