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The wise washerman

a folktale from Burma

by Deborah L. Froese

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Hyperion Books for Children in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Burma.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- Burma.

    • About the Edition

      When the king asks him to wash a gray elephant white, a clever washerman outwits his jealous neighbor and proves the value of hard work and intelligence.

      Edition Notes

      StatementDeborah L. Froese ; illustrated by Wang Kui.
      ContributionsKui, Wang, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.F9235 Wi 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL995364M
      ISBN 10078680291X, 0786822325
      LC Control Number96033976

      "There was a certain Washerman at Benares, whose name was Carpúrapataka, and he had an Ass and a Dog in his courtyard; the first tethered, and the last roaming loose. Once on a time, when he had been spending his morning in the society of his wife, whom he had just married, and had fallen to sleep in her arms, a robber entered the house, and began to carry off his goods. The Story of the Washerman's Jackass "There was a certain Washerman /7/ at Benares, whose name was Carpúrapataka, and he had an Ass and a Dog in his courtyard; the first tethered, and the last roaming loose. Once on a time, when he had been spending his morning in the society of his wife, whom he had just married, and had fallen to sleep in her arms, a robber entered the house, and began to.

      This literature unit and study guide is for the book Tikki Tikki Tembo, by Arlene Mosel. It contains a student glossary, teacher unit at a glance, word search puzzles, vocabulary crosswords, spelling practice, discussion and short-answer essay questions, informational recall questions and : Lesson Machine. Evaluating illustrations in children's picture books The Wise Washerman ill. By Way Kui. Winnipeg, MB: Hyperion Press, He has worked a variety of jobs, including being a set designer at CBC. In this book, his illustrations do not extend the story in the usual way, rather they stand apart from the text.

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Writing The Wise Washerman involved significant research about Burmese folklore, history and customs. At the time the book was written, Burma was a relatively closed country that denied journalists access, so information was hard to come by.

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