Dramatized folk tales of the world : a collection of 50 one-act plays : royalty-free adaptations of stories from many lands

Format: Print Book 1971
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CLP - Main Library First Floor Children's Department - Special Collections rj PS627.F6 D73 1971x
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  First Floor Children's Department - Special Collections
Call Number  rj PS627.F6 D73 1971x
A collection of fifty plays adapted from the folktales of twenty-six different countries.
Africa. African trio / Barbara Winther
Austria. The secret of the wishing well / Eleanor D. Leuser
China. Lady Moon and the thief / Claire Boiko ; The tiger catcher / Ethel McFarlan ; Plum Blossom and the dragon / Deborah Newman
Czechoslovakia. Triumph for two / Hazel W. Corson
England. Robin Hood outwits the sheriff / Constance Whitman Baher ; A most special dragon / David Ferguson ; The wise people of Gotham / Eleanor D. Leuser ; The stolen tarts / Lida Lisle Molloy ; King Arthur and his knights / Olive J. Morley
France. Pierre Patelin / Helene Koon ; The price of eggs / Mary Ann Nicholson
Germany. The musicians of Bremen Town / Walter Roberts ; Merry Tull and the three rogues / Adele Thane
Greece. King Midas / Mercedes Gardner and Jean Shannon Smith
Holland. One wish too many / Jean Feather ; A gift for Hans Brinker / Adele Thane
India. The tiger, the Brahman, and the jackal / Gladys V. Smith
Ireland. Fin McCool / May Lynch ; The bridge to Killybog Fair / Frances B. Watts ; The leprechaun shoemakers / Frances B. Watts
Israel (Ancient). The king and the bee / Virgina Payne Whitworth
Italy. The magic grapes / Eleanor D. Leuser ; The magic box / Mary Nygaard Peterson
Japan. The ogre who built a bridge / Frances Mapp ; The Peach Tree Kingdom / Rosemary G. Musil ; The great samurai sword / Barbara Winther
Korea. A spouse for Susie Mouse / Faye E. Head
Mexico. Pepe and the cornfield bandit / Claire Boiko ; The king who was bored / Adele Thane ; The sleeping mountains / Barbara Winther
Persia. The olive jar / Ethel McFarlan
Russia. Peter and the wolf / Sylvia Chermak ; Stone soup / James Buechler ; Fish in the forest / Hazel W. Corson
Scandinavia. Quick-witted Jack / Jean Feather ; Simple Olaf / Mary Nygaard Peterson ; The builder of the wall / Helen Roberts ; The magic cloak / Virginia Payne Whitworth
Scotland. King Horn / Margaret C. Hall
South America. Pedro and the burro / Mary Nygaard Peterson ; The baker's neighbor / Adele Thane
Spain. Dame Fortune and Don Money / Hazel W. Corson
Switzerland. A test for William Tell / Helen Roberts
Turkey. The covetous councilman / J.H. Bealmear
United States. Big Paul Bunyan / Adele Thane ; The Indian boy without a name / Rod Vahl ; A gift from Johnny Appleseed / Helene Whittaker
Wales. Baron Barnaby's box / J.G. Colson
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Additional Information
Subjects Folklore -- Juvenile drama.
Children's plays, American.
One-act plays, American.
Stage adaptations.
Non-royalty plays.
Folklore -- Drama.
Publisher Boston :Plays, Inc.,1971
Contributors Kamerman, Sylvia E., editor.
Language English
Description viii, 575 pages ; 22 cm
ISBN 9780823800049
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