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Author Keding, Dan, author

Title The gift of the unicorn and other animal helper tales for storytellers, educators, and librarians / Dan Keding and Kathleen A. Brinkmann
Published Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 243 pages)
Contents Section 1, Creatures of the land -- The grateful wolf (Japan) -- The maiden and the puma (Argentina) -- Oleshek, the deer with the golden antlers (Saami) -- The man and the muskrat (Tanzania) -- The thankful badger family (Japan) -- The brahmini and the mongoose (India) -- How man found a friend (Nigeria) -- Mighty Mikko (Finland) -- The young man who refused to kill (Tibet) -- Snake blessing (Swahili) -- Blindman's bluff (Russia) -- The white spider's gift (Paraguay) -- Section 2, Creatures of the sky -- How the wasp lost his voice (Mongolia) -- The bird's garden (Kazakhstan) -- Maui and the birds (Maori- New Zealand) -- Marko Kraljevic and the eagle (Serbia) -- The man, the dove, and the hawk (Nigeria) -- Crane child (Japan) -- The pheasants and the bell (Korea) -- The waiting maid and the parrot (China) -- The rooster and the sultan (Hungary) -- Yogodayu and the army of bees (Japan) -- Section 3, Creatures of the water -- The samurai and the sea turtle (Japan) -- Frog princess (Croatia) -- Arion and the dolphin (Ancient Greece) -- The golden crab (Eastern Europe) -- The fisherman and his wife (Germany) -- Emelya the fool (Russia) -- The little red fish and the clog of gold (Iraq) -- The grateful alligators (Mississippi River, USA) -- Section 4, Creatures working together -- The youth who made friends with the beasts and the birds (Peru) -- The king's youngest son (Republic of Georgia) -- The helpful animals (Burma) -- The three girls and the johnny cakes (Appalachia, USA) -- The queen bee (Germany) -- The two stepsisters (Norway) -- The raja's son and Princess Labam (India) -- General Dog and his army (Eastern Europe) -- Section 5, Creatures of the imagination -- The boy who drew cats (Japan) -- The seal hunter and the merman (Scotland) -- The dragons of Ha Long Bay (Vietnam) -- The leshi cat (Russia) -- Damian and the dragon (Greece) -- Zal the white haired (Ancient Persia) -- The grateful fox fairy (China) -- The gift of the unicorn (China) -- Section 6, Not one or the other -- Why platypus is special (Australian Aborigines)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on July 11, 2016)
Subject Animals -- Folklore.
Human-animal relationships -- Folklore.
Genre/Form Folklore.
Short stories.
Form Electronic book
Author Brinkmann, Kathleen A., author
LC no. 2016020869
ISBN 1440840520
1440840539 (electronic bk.)
9781440840531 (electronic bk.)
(paperback) (acid-free paper)