The Talking Eggs: A Folktale from the American South
Dial Books for Young Readers, 1989 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
The Talking Egg is adapted from a creole folktale orignally included in a collection of Louisianna stories by the folklorist Alcee Fortier and Published late in the nineteenth century.the Tale appears to have its roots in popular Eupropean fairy tales probably brought to Louisianna by the French emigres.variations of the story,with Cajun or Gullah overtones,suggest that it was gradually spread orally through other areas of the American South.
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This book was a great read favorite my son...truelly a favorite of his.. there are many lessons learn, honor your elders no matter what, truth, patience, kindness, follow directions, do not be greedy, and many more
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First published in 1989, The Talking Eggs by Robert D. San Souci and illustrated by Jerry Pinkney is a retelling of a classic Creole folktale that bears some resemblance to the story of Cinderella ... Read full review