Tales of Heroes

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august house, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 80 pages
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A collection of nine hero folktales includes "William Tell" from Switzerland, "The Hero of Budapest" from Hungary, and "Burning the Rice Fields" from Japan.

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DeSpain combines his two passions with this project-his fascination with Turtle and his extensive travels in Latin America.

Don Bell was a writer and antiquarian book dealer in Montreal, Quebec. A recipient of a National Magazine Award, he also received the Stephen Leacock Award for humor in 1973 for "Saturday Night at the Bagel Factory," His column, Founde Bookes, was featured in "Books in Canada" until his death in 2003.

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