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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - herethere - LibraryThing
GREAT illustrations and a great story. It pulls you right in as you hope for good things for the young girl left to do all the work of her house. Fun to use with class if showing how different stories show up in different cultures, but in very different ways! Read full review
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The Talking Eggs is about two sisters named Blanche and Rose. Blanche always followed directions while her sister Rose did not because her mother preferred Rose and didn't make her do any of the work ... Read full review