A Kingdom Lost for a Drop of Honey: And Other Burmese Folktales
Parents' Magazine Press, 1968 - Folklore - 96 pages
A collection of fifteen Burmese folktales including "Why the Rabbit's Nose Twitches" and "The Origin of the Coconut." Also contains a separate section explaining Burmese terms and customs mentioned in the stories.
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Mister Luck and Mister Industry
Why the Rabbits Nose Twitches
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