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Nursery Tales Around the World

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.

Praise For Nursery Tales Around the World

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

Clarion Books, 9780395678947, 128pp.

Publication Date: February 18, 1996

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