Non-Fiction Books:

Folk Tales from Chile

Format

Paperback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Folk Tales from Chile by Brenda Hughes
Unavailable
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Description

These 15 tales give a taste of the variety of Chile's rich folklore. The stories represent both the Old World culture that the Spanish soldiers and priests who colonised the region brought with them, and the native Indian culture of the original inhabitants of Chile. Despite the attempts of the Spanish to impose their language, rule of law, and Catholicism upon Chile, many of the native Indian tribes clung tenaciously to their own language, customs, and beliefs. There is a story of the spirit who lives in a volcano and keeps his daughter imprisoned in the mountain, guarded by a devoted dwarf; there are domestic tales with luck favouring the poor and simple, and tales which tell how poppies first appeared in the cornfields and how the Big Stone in Lake Llanquihue came to be there. These tales are all beautifully told; ideal for reading aloud or for young children to read on their own.

Author Biography

Brenda Hughes
Release date NZ
January 1st, 1999
Author
Contributors
Illustrated by D.D. Wilde Illustrated by Dick De Wilde
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
illustrations
Imprint
Hippocrene Books Inc.,U.S.
Pages
121
Dimensions
220x145x13
ISBN-13
9780781807128
Product ID
2248966

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 144 Banana Points