Tales Told in Tents: Stories from Central Asia

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Why are some carpets magic? What is a wish-tree? And where can the fountain of eternal life be found? The answers to these and many other intriguing questions can be found in acclaimed storyteller Sally Pomme Clayton's enchanting journey through Central Asia. On her travels throughout the region, Pomme has accumulated a wealth of folklore and knowledge of nomadic cultures. These 12 exotic retellings of stories related to the author in storytelling tents, combined with Sophie Herxheimer's brilliantly patterned artwork, reveal the richness of the little-known, faraway lands of Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan.

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this story is very good my favirote story is the secret of the felt but i wish that all the pages where shown

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SALLY POMME CLAYTON's (London) previous books include The Girl with Golden Fingers. SOPHIE HERXHEIMER (London) is a well-travelled illustrator whose previous titles include Tales of Amazing Maidens and Wonder Tales.

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