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Tikki Tikki Tembo --and more stories to celebrate Asian heritage

Features six wonderful read-along children's stories that celebrate Asian heritage.

Tikki tikki tembo —Mosel, Arlene.

When the eldest son fell in the well and most of the time getting help was spent pronouncing the name of the one in trouble, the Chinese, according to legend, decided to give all their children short names.

The funny little woman —Mosel, Arlene.

While chasing a dumpling, a little lady is captured by wicked creatures from whom she escapes with the means of becoming the richest woman in Japan.

Tikki Tikki Tembo —Mosel, Arlene.

When the eldest son fell in the well and most of the time getting help was spent pronouncing the name of the one in trouble, the Chinese, according to legend, decided to give all their children short names.

Tikki Tikki Tembo -- and more favorite tales

Tikki Tikki Tembo: What's in a name? A great deal according to the Chinese of long ago who honored their first son with the grand, long name Tikki Tikki Tembo. But such names can be very dangerous. Hot Hippo: Hippo was h...

The beastly feast —Goldstone, Bruce.

All sorts of animals bring a variety of foods to share at a picnic: bears bring pears, parrots bring carrots, mosquitoes bring burritos, mice bring rice, and so on.

Ruby and Fred —Lent, Blair.

Ruby the talkative parrot and Fred the poodle join forces to keep Chita the cat at bay.

Why the sun and the moon live in the sky : an African folktale —Dayrell, Elphinstone, 1869-1917.

An African folktale tells how the sun and water once lived on earth as friends, but because the sun failed to build his house large enough, he and his wife, the moon, were driven into the sky when the water came to visit...

Why the sun and the moon live in the sky : an African folktale —Dayrell, Elphinstone, 1869-1917.

An African folktale tells how the sun and water once lived on earth as friends, but because the sun failed to build his house large enough, he and his wife, the moon, were driven into the sky when the water came to visit...

Stories from near and far

Hot hippo: Hippo was hot. He longed to live in the water like the fishes instead of on dry land. But such a change required permission from Ngai, the god of Everything and Everywhere. Possum magic: An Australian possum n...

Tikki Tikki Tembo —Mosel, Arlene.
Book On CD
2002
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This is a story about why the Chinese decided to give their children short names.

Baba Yaga —Small, Ernest.

A little girl and a hedgehog match wits with Baba Yaga, the Russian witch. Grades 1-3.

I stood upon a mountain —Fisher, Aileen, 1906-2002.

Standing on top of a mountain, a young child wonders about the creation of the world.

The angry moon —Sleator, William.

An Indian girl insults the moon and is held prisoner by him until her friend reaches the sky country to rescue her.

The telephone —Chukovskiĭ, Korneĭ, 1882-1969.

The author's phone is rung constantly by animals calling about their problems.

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