Jackie Tales : the magic of creating stories and the art of telling them / by Jackie Torrence ; introduction by Ossie Davis ; edited by Peter Bradford ; with photographs by Michael Pateman.
- First Edition
- New York : Avon Books, 1998.
238 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Folklore -- Performance.
- Short stories.
- My Tale / by Jackie Torrence
Jump Tales. The Big Hairy Toe. The structure of a story.. The Yellow Ribbon. Learning to tell stsories. The Ring. Stories with universal truths
Jack Tales. Soldier Jack. Long journeys and quests. Jack and Hardy Hardhead. Visualizing stories. Jack's Trip to Hell. The messages in stories
Br'er Tales. Br'er Rabbit Builds a House. Parables, allegories. Br'er Possum's Dilemma. Dialects and odd sounds. Br'er Rabbit Outsmarts the Frogs. Using voices
Family Tales. The Baby Sale. Creating family stories. Aunt Sally and Uncle Fifth. Family memories. Dexter the Dog. Sources for a family story
Scary Tales. Elvira and Henry. A favorite story grows. The Hairy Man. Boogiemen and monsters. Honeyboy's Gift. Quiet and subtle stories. The Monkey's Paw. About fear and ghosts
- "First Avon Books Printing: June 1998."
"By the Winner of the Parent's Choice Gold Award."--Dustjacket.
- Local notes:
- Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
- Penn Provenance:
- Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
- Penn Chronology:
- Davis, Ossie, writer of introduction.
Bradford, Peter, 1936- editor.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
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