Tales from silver lands

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Nineteen myths and folk stories from Central and South America are illustrated with striking woodcuts.
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display_description Atmospheric woodcuts illustrate this Newbery Award-winning collection of 19 South American folktales. Charles J. Finger heard the tales firsthand from native storytellers, whose fables of talking animals, witches, giants, and ordinary people in supernatural settings provide remarkable insights into regional values and culture. The first of the stories, "A Tale of Three Tails," tells of an age when the rat had a tail like a horse, the rabbit had a tail like a cat, and the deer's tail was plumed like the tail of a dog. "The Magic Dog" recounts an act of kindness to a stray animal that helps overcome a witch's curse. In "The Calabash Man," the creatures of the jungle assist a suitor in winning his bride, and in "El Enano," a greedy troll's insatiable appetite leads to his downfall. Packed with adventure and full of surprises, these and other stories emphasize the importance of hard work, courage, and loyalty.
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subject_facet Electronic books
Fairy tales
Folklore -- Central America
Folklore -- South America
Indians of South America -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature
Newbery Medal
Newbery Medal book
Newbery medal book 1925
South America -- Legends
title_display Tales from silver lands
title_full Tales from silver lands / by Charles J. Finger ; woodcuts by Paul Honoré
Tales from silver lands [electronic resource] Finger, Charles Joseph, 1869-1941.
title_short Tales from silver lands
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Fairy tales
Indians of South America
Newbery Medal
Newbery Medal book