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Folk Tales of Mexico

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Published by Stosius Inc/Advent Books Division .
Written in English


  • Oral And Folk Literature,
  • Folklore,
  • Indians of Mexico,
  • Legends,
  • Mexico,
  • Tales

Book details:

The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13129867M
ISBN 108120706137
ISBN 109788120706132

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MEXICAN FOLK TALES The Smiling Rabbit An old man and his wife lived in a little house made of straw. They were very poor and all they owned were a rabbit and a young jaguar. When the old couple used up their last ear of corn, they decided to eat the rabbit and started heating water to cook him. When he saw that, the jaguar said. A folktale (also spelled folk tale) is a story or legend forming part of an oral tradition. Folktales are generally passed down from one generation to another and often take on the characteristics of the time and place in which they are told. Folktales speak to universal and timeless themes, and help folks make sense of their existence or cope. Folk tales of the world, Edition/Format: Print book: Fiction: English: 1st edView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Tales -- Mexico. Tales. Mexico. More like this: Similar Items. Mexican Folk Tales book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Intriguing collection of authentic stories preserves a colorful p /5.

Product Description: Drawing from Mexico's rich cultural heritage, this book celebrates the courage and resilience of the feminine spirit through the stories of seven extraordinary Mexican women. Using radiant colors in a style reminiscent of famous Mexican muralists to capture the spark behind the stories, this folktale collection that will be. A collection of famous folk tales and international folk tales with morals for kids and adults. These are folk tales from around the world, previously found only in folk tales books. Check out the list of folk tales, feel free to share them, directly as links, or by saving them as . Colonial Mexico Tales. During Colonial era in Mexico, new narrations began to appear. Many of them created from the mix of religion and past belief tried to mix indigenous and Christian-Catholic beliefs. Pregnant woman and the Eclipse. In Mexico it is believed that exposure of a pregnant woman to an eclipse will cause her infant to have a cleft. OCLC Number: Description: pages illustrations 25 cm: Contents: The peyote cactusYallow, the wise foolHow the Virgin of Guadalupe became the first lady of MexicoChina PoblanaHow the earth was createdQuetzacoatl [sic], the plumed serpent of the sun and earth creationHow Pancho Villa sold his soul to El DiabloIxtacihuatl and PopocatepetlThe rebirth of Doña.

Many of your favorite, award-winning authors and illustrators have published adaptations of folklore, fairy tales, and folk tales. The table below features author and illustrator links to the library catalog and a sampling of genres currently available in our : Diane Schrecker.   This entry was posted in argentina, Argentinian folk tales, FOLKTALES, Latin folk tales, Mexican folk tales, MEXICO, Uncategorized, URBAN LEGENDS and tagged folk tales, latin america, latinfolktales, legends, The sacoman. Bookmark the permalink. The legend of the colorful Bat.   The Mazacoatl, “deer snake”, is a great serpent that lives in caves on steep mountains and cliffs. It has antlers on its head and a rattle on its tail. It never leaves its lair, as it can draw in with its breath rabbits, deer, and humans alike. Nuttall, Z. () A Note on Ancient Mexican Folk-lore. The Journal of American Folklore, v. 8. Welcome to Old Children's Books, selling children's literature and picture books online since We stock more t scarce, collectible and out-of-print books, for readers, teachers and collectors.