The Storyteller's Sourcebook: A Subject, Title, and Motif Index to Folklore Collections for Children, 1983-1999

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Gale Group, 2001 - Literary Criticism - 712 pages
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The first edition provides descriptions of folktales and references to more than 700 published sources of folktales. The new edition covers folktales from 1983-1999. Both editions include thorough indexing by subject, motif, title, ethnic group and country of origin and a comprehensive bibliography.

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Aesop Aesop's Fables AFRICAN-AMERICAN AMERI Anansi animals Appalachia Around the World asks Baba Yaga Barefoot Book Beck Folktales Benin Bierhorst bird Book of Folk Book of Giants Briggs British Folktales Briggs Folktales Brittany Brothers Grimm Bruchac Chenoo CHINA Chorao Cinderella Complete Fairy Tales Coyote Crocodile dance daugh daughter DeSpain Devil Diamond Tree dragon Dreamtime earth Eberhard Folktales El-Shamy El-Shamy Folktales father fire fish Folk Tales Folktales of Chile Folktales of Egypt Folktales of England Folktales of France Folktales of Germany Folktales of Greece Folktales of India Folktales of Ireland Forest Frog Frog Princess gets Ghost giant Gidja girl Gluskabe gold Golden Gujarat Hans Christian Andersen Hansel and Gretel Hare Helen Oxenbury horse Iktomi INUIT Jack Tales JAPAN Kerala kills King Leopard Leopard's Spots LIBERIA MacDonald magic Manipur marriage marry Martin Mysterious Massignon Folktales Maya McCaughrean Megas Folktales Moon Moonshine mother Multicultural Nagaland NATIVE AMERICAN night NORWAY O'Sullivan Folktales ogre old woman Pino-Saavedra Folktales Piskies Poitou prince princess Puss in Boots Rabbit Ranke Folktales Rapunzel returns RUSSIA San Souci Scary Stories Schwartz Seven Ravens Short and Shivery Singing snake Somerset Spider Spriggans steals stone Stones of Destiny Tabu Tales from Around Tales to Tell Talking Stone Tamilnadu THAILAND Thumbling Tlingit Toad Tom Thumb Tomie tree tricks Trickster Turtle Turtle Island Twelve Dancing Princesses Uncle Remus unpaginated Uttar Pradesh Wampanoag wife witch wolf Young Oxford Book Zipes The Complete

About the author (2001)

Margaret Read MacDonald is a children's librarian turned storyteller who travels the world sharing tales. Her many picture book retellings include The Boy from the Dragon Palace, Little Rooster's Diamond Button, and Mabela the Clever. When not traveling, she lives near Seattle, Washington.

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