Storytellers' Research Guide: Folktales, Myths, and Legends

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Folkprint, 1996 - Social Science - 90 pages
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Presents materials for storytellers, writers, teachers and librarians who want to find oral traditional tales and variants, effectively use libraries and online resources, conduct field research, and obtain permission to tell copyrighted tales.

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About the author (1996)

Judy Sierra is the author of many award-winning books for children, including the bestsellers "Antarctic Antics", illustrated by Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey, and "Wild About Books", illustrated by Marc Brown, which received the E. B. White Read Aloud Award. Ms. Sierra holds a PhD in folklore and mythology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and is renowned for her retellings of traditional tales. She lives with her husband, Bob Kaminski, in northern California.

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