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The Serpent Slayer

And Other Stories of Strong Women
Tchana, Katrin (Book - 2000 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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A collection of twenty traditional tales from various parts of the world, each of whose main character is a strong and resourceful woman.
Authors: Tchana, Katrin
Title: The serpent slayer
and other stories of strong women
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown and Co., c2000
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 113 p. :,col. ill. ;,31 cm
Statement of Responsibility: retold by Katrin Tchana ; illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman
Contents: The Serpent slayer
The Barber's wife
Nesoowa and the Chenoo
Clever Marcela
Sister Lace
The Rebel princess
Beebyeebyee and the water god
Kate Crackernuts
The Old woman and the devil
The Magic lake
Grandmother's skull
Three whiskers from a lion's chin
Duffy the lady
Sun-girl and Dragon-prince
Staver and Vassilissa
Tokyo
The Lord's daughter and the blacksmith's son
The Marriage of two masters
Summary: A collection of twenty traditional tales from various parts of the world, each of whose main character is a strong and resourceful woman.
Additional Contributors: Hyman, Trina Schart
Alternate Title: Serpent slayer
ISBN: 0316387010
Branch Call Number: j 398.2 T249s 2000
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 111-112)
Subject Headings: Fairy tales Folklore Juvenile literature Women Folklore Tales
Topical Term: Fairy tales
Folklore
Women
Tales
LCCN: 95035077
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A collection of twenty traditional tales from various parts of the world, each of whose main character is a strong and resourceful woman.

A collection of twenty traditional tales from various parts of the world, each of whose main character is a strong and resourceful woman.


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Mar 09, 2013
  • JeanL rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I always appreciate stories of strong women. They are folktales, so they can be a little scary and gory. In my mind two stories do not have "perfect" morals, but I found them enjoyable.

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