Tikki Tikki Tembo (Book and CD Storytime Set)

Tikki Tikki Tembo (Book and CD Storytime Set)

Multimedia Set(Unabridged)

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This humorous retelling of a favorite folktale recounts how the Chinese came to give their children short names. Beautifully illustrated, this perfect read-aloud storybook is one adults and children will enjoy sharing together again and again.When the eldest son fell in the well and most of the time getting help was spent pronouncing the name of the one in trouble, the Chinese, according to legend, decided to give all their children short names.

Tikki tikki tembo-no sa rembo-chari bari ruchi-pip peri pembo is the name of a mother's first, and most honored, son. It means, "the most wonderful thing in the whole wide world!"

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781427232113
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Publication date: 10/30/2012
Series: Macmillan Young Listeners Story Time Sets Series
Edition description: Unabridged
Pages: 1
Sales rank: 558,649
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Arlene Mosel (1921-1996)’s debut children’s book, Tikki Tikki Tembo, was an American Library Association Notable Book and won the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award. Mosel also wrote The Funny Little Woman, an Honor Book for the Hans Christian Andersen International Children's Book Awards.

Marcia Gay Harden won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in Pollock. Her other films include Into the Wild and Mystic River, and she has been on television’s Damages and Royal Pains.

Blair Lent (1930-2009) received the Caldecott Medal for The Funny Little Woman, and three Caldecott Honors.

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