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The talking eggs

Robert D.

The talking eggs

a folktale from the American South

by Robert D.

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Published by Bodley Head in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementretold by Robert D. San Souci ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney.
ContributionsPinkney, Jerry.
The Physical Object
Pagination32p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22830109M
ISBN 100370313828

The Talking Egg is adapted from a creole folktale orignally included in a collection of Louisianna stories by the folklorist Alcee Fortier and Published late in the nineteenth Tale appears to have its roots in popular Eupropean fairy tales probably brought to Louisianna by the French ions of the story, with Cajun or Gullah overtones, suggest that it was gradually 4/5(44).   A lesson in humanity laced with humor and magic. Read Common Sense Media's The Talking Eggs: A Folktale From the American South review, age rating, and parents guide.4/5.

Get this from a library! The talking eggs: a folktale from the American South. [Robert D San Souci; Jerry Pinkney] -- A Southern folktale in which kind Blanche, following the instructions of an old witch, gains riches, while her greedy sister makes fun of the old woman and is duly rewarded. Book Guide: The Talking Eggs Book Guide: The Talking Eggs. Page 4 of 5 Book Guide: The Talking Eggs Book Guide: The Talking Eggs. Page 5 of 5 Book Guide: The Talking Eggs Can't find what you're looking for? Scholastic Teachables—worksheets, lesson plans, learning games, and more.

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Blanche was good and beautiful and gentle, but the mother cared nothing for her and gave her only hard words and harder blows; but she loved Rose as she loved the apple of her eye, because Rose was exactly like herself, coarse-looking, and with a bad temper and a.

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The Talking Eggs A Folktale from the American South. By Jerry Pinkney, Robert D. San Souci. Grades. Genre. Fiction This Caldecott Honor Book retells a Creole folktale about two sisters whose distinctly different personalities affect the outcome of theirthe oldest sister, is rude, cruel, and demands to have her.

This book was a favorite in my childhood. It’s beautifully-illustrated and the story captivated me so much that I memorized it for a storytelling contest in elementary school. I had to purchase it for my own children who also loved the beautiful pictures and the story/5.

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The book reshapes and retells the classic story of the mistreated child winning out over the favored one. The Creole folktale shares the story of sweet, compassionate Blanche’s struggle to please her mother, who ignores the hard work to fawn and favor Rose, Blanche’s selfish, mean sister.

Before Reading. Children will bring to this book a familiarity with folktales and a love for a well-told story. The Talking Eggs will delight them with its good and evil characters, its strange and magical happenings, and its fresh and natural language. Tell students that they will be reading a folktale about two sisters—a “good” sister and a “bad” sister.

I do not own the rights to this story. Please support the official book or even a better audio recording here: The Talking Eggs book. The author of such delights as The Christmas Ark and The Enchanted Tapestry joins forces with illustrator Pinkney to resurrect a colorful folktale that captures the unique flavor of the American South.

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San Souci. avg. rating Ratings. A Caldecott Honor and Reading Rainbow book, this memorable retelling of Cinderella is perfect for introducing children to the fairy tale as well as the history. The Talking Eggs AMichael Sporn Production Themes: Folklore, Language Arts, Social Studies Grade Level: K - 6 Running Time: 25 minutes SUMMARY Based on a charming Creole folktale, THE TALKING EGGS is a lyrically updated inner-city fable that encourages children to discover their untapped potential and pursue their Size: 23KB.

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San Souci and Jerry Pinkney. A Creole folktale from the U.S. Southern oral tradition features two sisters: a favored.

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San Souci. Two sisters lived down Louisiana way long ago: Rose, who was unpleasant, mean, and the older of the two; and her younger sister, Blanche, who was sweet and kind Free shipping over $/5(5).A lively retelling of a rather hard-hearted Creole version of a widely collected folktale.

Blanche does all the work while her mother and older sister Rose put on airs and treat her cruelly. To repay a kindness, a mysterious old woman leads Blanche to her magical shack deep in the backwoods, where the chickens have rainbow colors, the two-headed cow brays like a mule, and nattily dressed.The Talking Eggs (Hardcover) By Robert D.

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