Last edited by Bajora
Thursday, July 23, 2020 | History

3 edition of Myths and folk tales around the world found in the catalog.

Myths and folk tales around the world

by Robert R. Potter

  • 248 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Globe Book Co. in New York .
Written in English


About the Edition

A collection of universal folktales compiled primarily for classroom use in the teaching of reading.

Edition Notes

StatementRobert R. Potter, H. Alan Robinson
ContributionsRobinson, H. Alan, 1921-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE1127.M9 P6 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 370 p. :
Number of Pages370
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24403116M
ISBN 100870651749
ISBN 109780870651748
OCLC/WorldCa9839732

Buy Myths and Folktales Around the World by Robert R Potter online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at. Shop now.   Folklore, Legends, Mythology Publisher Boston, Hall & Locke company Collection University_of_New_Hampshire_Library; blc; americana Digitizing sponsor University of New Hampshire Library Contributor University of New Hampshire Library Language EnglishPages:

The Sultan Schahriar had a wife whom he loved more than all the world, and his greatest happiness was to surround her with splendour Norse Myths. Once there was another Sun and Moon, different from the ones we see now. and taught his students lessons from the Book of Books. read more epub pdf kindle. French Tales. There was once a king. From Africa, Burma, and Czechoslovakia to Turkey, Vietnam, and Wales here are more than of the world's best-loved folktales from more than forty countries and cultures. These tales of wonder and transformation, of heroes and heroines, of love lost and won, of ogres and trolls, stories both jocular and cautionary and legends of pure enchantment will delight readers and storytellers of all ages.4/5(3).

Twenty folktales featuring tricksters from around the world—Japan, Canada, East Africa, the United States, England, Russia, and more. In the Irish tale “The King of All Birds,” a tiny wren outwits the mighty eagle to win the title. For grades and older readers. DB File Size: KB. “A wonderful collection of folk tales from around the world, 10 in all, full of amazing characters and colourfully illustrated throughout. The stories include: The Baobab Tree, The Fish That Talked, The Stonecutter and The Three Wishes.” Maher The Bookseller’s Summer Reading booklet.


Share this book
You might also like
Organic chemistry for general degree students

Organic chemistry for general degree students

Dunster

Dunster

Kahan pakana

Kahan pakana

Leaders of the French Revolution.

Leaders of the French Revolution.

Cinderella

Cinderella

prayers of a dark monk

prayers of a dark monk

1998 Revision Of The Consumer Price Index

1998 Revision Of The Consumer Price Index

Renamed and redeemed

Renamed and redeemed

International Symposium on Photoelectronic Detection and Imaging 2007

International Symposium on Photoelectronic Detection and Imaging 2007

quantification of social contacts and resources

quantification of social contacts and resources

The Ministry of song

The Ministry of song

Kidderminster Parish Church

Kidderminster Parish Church

Jesus

Jesus

guide for visitors to the National gallery

guide for visitors to the National gallery

Workers compensation

Workers compensation

Psychological probability

Psychological probability

Read yourself Raw

Read yourself Raw

Myths and folk tales around the world by Robert R. Potter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Myths and folk tales around the world Paperback – Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.5/5(2).

Myths and Folktales from Around the World puts those fabulous beings and figments of fancy at your fingertips with a rich and varied sampler of tales told around the world to give shape to the unknown and form to fears.

Its coverage is global, and its subjects timeless.4/5. This is a great book packed with many great stories that can educate, teach and guide in the right morally acceptable way. The stories are great l can use them for sermons and story telling sessions for childrens.

The stories (folktales) come from around the world from different countries and cultures. Some of the stories teach wonderful by: World Book's series Famous Myths and Legends of the World collects many famous stories from around the world.

The stories are written in a creative way to approximate the artistry of the originals and are accompanied by colorful paintings and photographs. By providing background information on the cultures from which these stories come, the books in the series help children understand the Price: $ Discover the stories and traditions of cultures across the globe as you read myths from the world regions listed here.

India: China: Japan: Southeast Asia: Greece: Rome: Celtic Lands Myths, Folktales and Fairy Tales home Myth Writing with Jane Yolen Myth Brainstorming Machine. Yolen, Jane.

Favorite Folktales from Around the World (Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library) (). The Iroquois story of "The Flying Head" tells the folktale of a giant head with wings that came out of its cheeks and a mouth full of fangs.

This giant head would fly at night looking for its next meal/5. Welcome to World of Tales - a collection of children's stories, folktales, fairy tales and fables. Read the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm, the folktales from around the world or the fables of Aesop.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 21 cm. Contents: Old, old stories --The way the world began --From Greece and Rome --The myth of Phaeton --Daedalus and Icarus --Ceres and Persephone --Orpheus and Eurydice --Prometheus and Pandora --Pygmalion --Baucis and Philemon --Echo and Narcissus --King Midas and the golden touch --King.

Get this from a library. Myths and folk tales around the world. [Robert R Potter; H Alan Robinson] -- Myths and folk tales from around the world. Celtic folktales. The Celts were a group of tribal societies in ancient Europe who spoke Celtic languages and had similar culture.

Present day Celts live in Scotland, Ireland, Wales and small parts of France and England. The collection of Celtic folktales consists of nine books with stories: 26 Celtic folktales, English folktales, 38 Irish folktales, 33 Scottish folktales and 24 Welsh folktales.

An essay by D. Ashliman, with supporting texts from proverbs, folktales, and myths from around the world. Air Castles. Tales of type about daydreams of wealth and fame. The Broken Pot (India, The Panchatantra). The Poor Man and the Flask of Oil (India, Bidpai).

The Story of the Devotee Who Spilt the Jar of Honey and Oil (India / Persia). Myths and Legends Around the World Take your students on a literary journey around the world.

Read folktales, fairy tales, myths, and legends from across the globe and discover where the stories originated and evolved with links through Google Earth. The "Myths, Folktales, and Fairy Tales" project is designed so that you may choose any one or all of the three sections to explore depending on available class time and desired teaching focus.

Since each of the sections is aimed at a different grade level, modifications of the activities are advised. 'The Eagle and the Whale, ' an Inuit folktale published in English in (perhaps predictably, in the offensively titled Eskimo Folk-Tales by Knud.

In this week's Education World lessons plans, your students will have opportunities to retell, adapt, and, yes, Readers Theater-ize marvelous fairy tales, fables, folktales, legends, myths, and tall tales from origins around the world and across the centuries.

Click on each of the five lesson headlines below for a complete teaching resource. Folktales (or folk tales) are stories passed down through generations, mainly by telling.

Different kinds of folktales include fairy tales (or fairytales), tall tales, trickster tales, myths, and legends. You’ll find all of those here. (Other legends—shorter ones—can be found in a special section of their own.).

In this section we will explore some of the most amazing myths and legends from around the world—legends that may hold truths that can unlock the secrets of our ancient origins. 27 May, - Riley Winters.

Tales From Around The World Throughout history, before pens, computers, books and libraries - people have told each other stories. TFATW is a growing collection of short stories including retold traditional tales and original stories from around the world.

A common lesson is to compare and contrast different versions of a fairy tale. Here are some folktales from around the world to check out. Anthology. Fairytalez– This is an amazing FREE collection of fairy tales, folk tales, and other traditional stories from around the world.

It allows you to print each story as a pdf. In the “Myths from Around the World” (grades 6–10) reading activity, author Sheila Keenan shares myths from 15 geographical regions from her book, Gods, Goddesses and Monsters.

Reading these myths offers students a unique look at the cultures and people from these regions. Myths and World Stories World Fairytales. The Frog. A frog who helps a young man in the search for his wife. From the Violet Fairy Book of Andrew Lang. The rags to riches story of Dick Whittington and his cat is not just a fairy tale: it is part of the folklore of London.

Today there is a monument to his cat near the Whittington Stone.Buy Myths and Folktales around the World by Robert R Potter online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ Shop now.45 Scary and Disturbing Mythical Creatures from Around the World.

Adze Togo, Ghana Vampire that transforms into a firefly, biting people in their sleep and - killing them. Grootslang South Africa Massive serpentine elephant that plagues a deep cave in Richtersveld.