Contents

Introduction

Sample stories

Aesop's Fables
Compiled by Raymond C. Clark
Illustrated in full color by: Hanna Bonner

Aesop's Fables - Story Card Format: $16.50

ISBN 10: 0-86647-086-7
ISBN 13: 978-086647-086-5



Aesop's Fables - Audio CD: $9.50

ISBN 10: 0-86647-417-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-86647-417-7



Aesop's Fables - Story Cards with Audio CD: $26.00

ISBN 10: 0-86647-418-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-86647-418-4



Aesop's Fables
Digital Edition $12.50


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About Aesop's Fables

48 of Aesop's wonderful, classic stories, some very well known (The Fox and the Grapes, The Shepherd Boy and the Wolf, and The Crow and the Pitcher) and others that may be new to students (The Old Man and Death and The Hare and the Hound). These are tales full of wit and wisdom that have been loved by children and adults alike for over twenty-five hundred years.


North American Indian Tales
Compiled by: Susanna J. Clark
Illustrated in full color by: Ken Rainbow Cougar Edwards
Price: $16.50 $9.50
ISBN: 0-86647-083-2

North American Indian Tales

of the Abnaki, Algonquian, BellaBella, Brute Sioux, Cherokee, Cochiti, Coast Salish, Comanche, Concow Maidu, Cree, Flathead,Creek, Fox, Haida, Huron-Wyandot, Iroquois, Kalapuya, Kiowa, Labrador Inuit, Lillooet, Mismac, Nula to, Ojibwa, Papago, Pima,
Pomo, Populaca, Seminole, Seneca, Shasta, Taos, Tlingit, Winnebago, and Zuni peoples of Mexico, Canada, and the United States


These 48 animal stories were collected from American Indian tribes across North America. Many of the tales explain how the world came to be as it is-How Chipmunk Got Her Stripes; Why Dogs Don't Talk; Wind; Bluebird and Coyote; How Fire Came to the Sierras; Butterflies. The illustrations, by a popular Native American artist and story teller, draw on symbols and motifs from the many cultures represented to reflect the wisdom and mystery of the great oral tradition of the "animal people" tales.


The print editions of these books come as "Story Cards" in full Color.

What is a Story Card? The basic idea is quite simple. Everyone enjoys telling and listening to stories, jokes, and anecdotes. Telling brief stories is an excellent way for language learners to practice what they're learning, build fluency, and gain confidence and communicative competence.

The stories on these cards are short and full of both humor and wisdom, ideal for telling and retelling. They are written in clear, modified English, progressing from short and easy to longer and more complicated stories.

Each student takes and reads a story, puts it down, and then tells the story,v to a partner from memory embellishing it as much as they want to. The stories appeal to all ages in ESL and EFL classes and to native speakers.



Also by Raymond C. Clark:
All Around America
The Earth Matters Series
English Interplay
The ESL Miscellany
From Sound to Sentance
Getting a Fix on Vocabulary
Heroes From American History
How and Why Folktales
Index Card Games for ESL
The Learner's Lexicon
Living in the United States
Match it!
Plays for the Holidays
Potluck
Real Life Stories
TalkAbouts
Teaching Languages for Communication and Accuracy
Teaching North American English Pronunciation


 

 



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