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Author Calvino, Italo, compiler.
Title Italian fables; translated from the Italian by Louis Brigante, illustrated by Michael Train.
Pub Info New York, Orion Press [c1959]
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Chilmark Juv Collection  J 398.2 CAL     AVAILABLE
Edition [American ed.]
Descript xi, 242 p. illus. 23 cm.
Contents Whoever loses his temper loses the bet. -- The barber's clock. -- Giovannino the fearless. -- The man who was green with seaweed. -- The silver nose. -- Cric and croc. -- A night in paradise. -- The ship with three decks. -- The shirt of the happy man. -- The science of indolence. -- The canary prince. -- Uncle Wolf. -- The count's beard. -- Prezzemolina. -- The story of Bella Fronte. -- The king's daughter who never tired of eating figs. -- The dead man's arm. -- The hunchback tabagnino. -- The fool without fear. -- The feathered monster. -- The palace of the monkeys. -- The daughter of the sun. -- The two hunchbacks. -- Cecino the chick-pea child. -- Giuanni and the giant. -- The neapolitan soldier. -- The hermit king. -- Franceschiello's profession. -- Hunchback, cripple and crooked neck. -- Pulcino. -- The palace mouse and the field mouse. -- The legend of Cola Pesce. -- Master of chick-peas and lima beans. -- The rosemary plant. -- The language of the animals. -- The three orphans. -- The young calf with the golden horns. -- The captain and the general. -- The child that fed the crucifix. -- Fanta-Ghiro the fair. -- Quack! Quack! Stick to my back. -- The fable of the cats. -- The love of three pomegranates. -- The power of the male fern. -- Fourteen. -- How Saint Anthony brought fire to man. -- Ninetta and the date tree. -- Caterina the wise. -- Apple and appleskin. -- Giufa. -- March and the shepherd. -- The lame devil.
Summary Collection of fables and fairy tales from Italy.
Subject Tales -- Italy.
Genre Fiction -- Italy.
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