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Author Ray, Jane, author, illustrator.
Title The emperor's nightingale and other feathery tales / written and illustrated by Jane Ray.
Pub Info [New York] ; [London] : Boxer Books Limited, [2013]
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 West Tisbury-Juvenile  J 398.2 RAY     AVAILABLE
Descript 173 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series The story collector
Ray, Jane, 1960- Story collector.
Contents The happy prince / adapted from the story by Oscar Wilde -- Mulungu paints the birds / from a retelling by Rosalind Whitman adapted from a story by the Nyamwezi people of Tanzania -- The owl and the pussycat / Edward Lear -- Noah's ark / from the Old Testament Bible story in the Book of Genesis -- Hope is the thing with feathers / Emily Dickinson -- The golden swan / traditional Indian story from the Jataka tales -- Jorinda and Joringel / adapted from the Brothers Grimm -- Heron and Hummingbird / adapted from two different retellings by Phyllis Doyle and Jenny Williams from a story told by the Hitchiti people, Georgia -- The emperor's nightingale / adapted from Hans Christian Andersen -- The jackdaw of Rheims / adapted from a retelling by Ann Jungman based on the poem by Richard Harris Barham -- The firebird / retold from the version in the Edmund Dulac fairy book -- Magpie song / traditional English nursery rhyme.
Summary "With this extraordinary collection of stories--each featuring a bird as a central character--Jane Ray has crafted a special gift for children who love to read and be read to. Ray, an internationally renowned picture book artist, retells and stunningly illustrates a rich variety of tales from around the world."--Amazon.com.
Subject Birds -- Literary collections.
Birds -- Folklore.
Birds -- Folklore.
Folklore.
Genre Folk literature.
ISBN 9781907152900 :
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