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The lucky coin and other folk tales Canadians tell

Leslie Quinton

The lucky coin and other folk tales Canadians tell

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Published by McClelland and Stewart in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore -- Canada.,
  • Folklore.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Leslie Quinton. Illustrated by David Shaw.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p.:
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19945176M
    ISBN 100771072201
    OCLC/WorldCa12386866

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The lucky coin and other folk tales Canadians tell by Quinton, Leslie A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. The dust jacket is Rating: % positive. Get this from a library. The lucky coin and other folk tales Canadians tell.

[Leslie Quinton, pseud.] -- 20 folk tales from around the world. Canada is a country in North America. Humans inhabited the lands of present Canada for over years. The collection of Canadian folktales consists of one book with 26 stories.

About: Canadian folklore and fairy tales were influenced by region and ethno-cultural groups around Canada. With Inuit-Indian folklore, French Canadian and Anglo-Canadian folklore, to name just a few, the breadth of folkloric history in Canada is a vast and colorful one.

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