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The Whistling Monster

Gavin, Jamila

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ISBN 10: 1406319945 / ISBN 13: 9781406319941
Published by Walker Books Ltd
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Presents ten tales with enduring themes of good versus evil. This book includes such tales as "The Whistling Monster", "The Coming of Raven", and "The Birth of Krishna". Num Pages: 80 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 5AH; YFJ. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 8. Weight in Grams: 86. . 2009. Paperback. . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9781406319941

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Title: The Whistling Monster

Publisher: Walker Books Ltd

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:New

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All children love stories. Here, master storyteller Jamila Gavin draws them from the four corners of the globe: "The Whistling Monster", a cautionary tale from Brazil; "The Coming of Raven", a creation myth from Canada; "The Birth of Krishna", an ancient legend from India... Full of mystery, wit and wisdom, with enduring themes of good versus evil, these ten tales have survived hundreds of years of retelling to become favourites among children all around the world.

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Jamila Gavin was born in India, in the foothills of the Himalayas. She is one of Britain's most acclaimed children's authors, in 2000 winning the Whitbread Award for her novel Coram Boy, staged at the National Theatre in 2005/6.

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