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Author Calvino, Italo.

Title Italian folk tales / [retold by] Italo Calvino ; translated by Sylvia Mulcahy ; illustrated by Emanuele Luzzati
Published London : Dent, 1975


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 MELB SPCBC  398.20945 Cal/Ube  LIB USE ONLY
Description x, 139 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Series The C.I.C. series ; no. 100
Children's illustrated classics ; no. 100
Contents Stories for the very little ones. The crystal cockerel ; The geese ; The boy in the sack -- Stories for children. The little girl who was sold with the pears ; The calf with the golden horns ; Twiddlepet ; The rosemary plant ; The King's son in the henhouse -- Stories to scare you (but not too much). Little John the fearless ; The silver nose -- Stories to make you laugh. The Neapolitan soldier ; The palace of the monkeys ; The five friends ; Crick, Crock and Hookhandle ; Johnny and the plaster statue ; Johnny, the moon, the thieves and the police ; Johnny and the red cap ; Johnny and the leather bottle --
Stories to make you cry a little. Misfortune ; Belinda and the monster ; The jade-green bird ; Apple and appleskin ; The canary prince -- Stories in which those who are most cunning come out best. Jack and the giant ; Tabagnino the hunchback ; The feathered ogre ; The count's beard
Notes For children
Translation of stories selected from L' Uccel Belverde e altre fiabe italiane
Audience children
Subject Tales -- Italy.
Folklore -- Italy.
Genre/Form Fiction.
Author Luzzati, Emanuele, 1921-2007.
LC no. 76365930
ISBN 0460051008
Other Titles Uccel Belverde e altre fiabe italiane. Selections. English