Multicultural Folk and Fairy Tales for Children: Around the World in Eight Picture Books

  • Melissa Li Sheung Ying
Keywords: multiculturalism, folk tales, fairy tales

Abstract

Review of:

Alrawi, Karim. The Mouse Who Saved Egypt. Illus. Bee Willey. Vancouver: Tradewind, 2011.

Andrews, Jan. When Apples Grew Noses and White Horses Flew: Tales of Ti-Jean. Illus. Dušan Petricšicé. Toronto: Groundwood, 2011.

Asch, Frank. Happy Birthday, Big Bad Wolf. Toronto: Kids Can, 2011.

Becker, Helaine. Juba This, Juba That. Illus. Ron Lightburn. Toronto: Tundra, 2011.

Davis, Aubrey. A Hen for Izzy Pippik. Illus. Marie Lafrance. Toronto: Kids Can, 2012.

Hood, Susan. The Tooth Mouse. Illus. Janice Nadeau. Toronto: Kids Can, 2012.

Krishnaswami, Uma. The Girl of the Wish Garden: A Thumbelina Story. Illus. Nasrin Khosravi. Toronto: Groundwood, 2013.

Ondaatje, Griffin. The Camel in the Sun. Illus. Linda Wolfsgruber. Toronto: Groundwood, 2013.

Author Biography

Melissa Li Sheung Ying

Melissa Li Sheung Ying is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of English at Queen’s University. While her primary areas of specialization are Canadian literature and children’s literature, she also has interests in folk tales, fairy tales, literature and the environment, and world literature.

Published
2016-02-12
How to Cite
Li Sheung Ying, M. (2016). Multicultural Folk and Fairy Tales for Children: Around the World in Eight Picture Books. Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures, 7(2). Retrieved from http://jeunessejournal.ca/index.php/yptc/article/view/249
Section
Review Essays