Nursery Tales Around the World (Hardcover)

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By Judy Sierra, Stefano Vitale (Illustrator)
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An international collection of 18 nursery tales for young children, grouped by theme, such as "Runaway Cookies," "Slowpokes and Speedsters," and "Chain Tales," and brillantly illustrated with full-color borders.

About the Author

Judy Sierra holds a Ph.D. in folklore from UCLA. She is the author of many esteemed children's books, including Nursery Tales Around the World, winner of the Aesop Prize from the American Folklore Society, and Good Night, Dinosaurs. She is also the reteller/compiler of several books of folklore for teachers and storytellers. Ms. Sierra lives in Northern California.

Stefano Vitale is an internationally acclaimed artist and illustrator. Originally from Padua, Italy, he lived in the U.S. for many years before returning to Italy with his wife and children. He now lives in Venice and commutes in a colorful wooden boat. Visit him online at

Praise For…

"Eighteen traditional stories. . . . The tales themselves have been chosen with the heart and ear of a storyteller." Kirkus Reviews with Pointers

Product Details
ISBN: 9780395678947
ISBN-10: 0395678943
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: February 18th, 1996
Pages: 128
Language: English