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When Apples Grew Noses And White Horses Flew: Tales of Ti-Jean

byJan AndrewsIllustratorDusan Petricic

Hardcover | April 9, 2011

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A USBBY Outstanding International Books Honor Book and a nominee for the 2012 Silver Birch Express Award in the Ontario Library Association's Forest of Reading Program and the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year for Children AwardIn these three imaginative stories, Jan Andrews introduces us to Quebec's traditional folktale hero, Ti-Jean. He's an endearing character who is both wise and foolish, and though he does find himself in hard situations (often of his own making), in the end, he somehow manages to do what needs to be done.In "Ti-Jean and the Princess of Tomboso" he outwits a greedy princess; in "Ti-Jean the Marble Player" he gets the best of a pint-sized scoundrel; and in "How Ti-Jean Became a Fiddler" he turns the tables on a too-clever-for-her-own-good seigneur's daughter, and finds true love in the process.
Jan Andrews is a well-known author and storyteller who has been nominated for the Governor General's Award three times. She has written books that have become classics, including Very Last First Time (illustrated by Ian Wallace), The Auction (illustrated by Karen Reczuch) and Out of the Everywhere: Tales for a New World (illustrated by...
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Title:When Apples Grew Noses And White Horses Flew: Tales of Ti-JeanFormat:HardcoverDimensions:72 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.39 inPublished:April 9, 2011Publisher:Groundwood Books LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0888999526

ISBN - 13:9780888999528

Appropriate for ages: 7

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"...a winning introduction to a universal folk character." - Kirkus Reviews"...full of magic..." - Cynthia O'Brien, Quill & Quire"A refreshing alternative to traditional fairy tales." - Deirdre Baker, Toronto Star"Highly Recommended" - Gail De Vos, CM Magazine"these zesty, wellpaced texts virtually read themselves." - Barbara Bader, The Horn Book Magazine, STARRED REVIEW"the stories hold appeal for storytellers and listeners alike." - Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books"...The book would be an entertaining read-aloud for a classroom and a good companion piece to the study of American folktales... Quite frankly, three stories are simply not enough!" - Kari Allen, School Library Journal