Brazilian Folktales (World Folklore) by Livia Maria M de Almeida,Ana Maria Portella,Margaret Read

By Livia Maria M de Almeida,Ana Maria Portella,Margaret Read MacDonald

A wealthy brew of greater than forty conventional Brazilian tales―from construction tales and tales of appeal to animal and trickster tales―draws at the assorted cultural traditions of indigenous peoples, humans of African descent, these of eu (and rather Portuguese) descent, and combos of those teams. The tales are retold via trendy comprehensive Brazilian storytellers. additionally contains heritage info at the state and the stories, colour pictures, conventional recipes, and kid's games.

Brazil, the biggest nation in South the USA, covers an enormous terrain that levels from the tropical rain forests of the Amazon basin and upland farms, to towering mountains and sandy shores; from hugely populated city facilities to almost inaccessible inside jungle areas. Its inhabitants consists of indigenous peoples (e.g., Tupy, Kaxinawa, Taulipang), humans of African descent, these of ecu (mostly Portuguese) descent, and combinations of those teams. Drawing at the assorted cultural traditions and ethnic variety of the rustic, this assortment deals readers a wealthy brew of conventional Brazilian tales―from construction tales and tales of appeal to animal and trickster stories. greater than forty tales are integrated, in addition to heritage details, colour pictures, recipes, and video games. There are only a few collections of Brazilian folktales at the moment to be had in English, and none with this intensity and variety. this can be a remarkable treasury for storytellers, folklorists, and educators. additionally a good source for educators making plans devices at the Amazon rain wooded area! All grade levels.

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