Tales Told in Tents

Tales Told in Tents

Stories From Central Asia

Book - 2006
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Grand Central Pub

Why are some carpets magic? What is a wish-tree? And where can the fountain of eternal life be found? The answers to these and many other intriguing questions can be found in Sally Pomme Clayton's enchanted storytelling journey through Central Asia. On her travels in the region, Sally has accumulated a wealth of folklore and knowledge of nomadic cultures. These 12 exotic retellings of stories related to the author in storytelling tents, combined with Sophie Herxheimer's brilliantly-patterned artwork, reveal the richness of the little-known, faraway lands of Central Asia.Follow the trials and triumphs of a British mother of three living in Kazakhstan of Big Beluga Baby by clicking here



Perseus Publishing
Why are some carpets magic? What is a wish-tree? And where can the fountain of eternal life be found? The answers to these and many other intriguing questions can be found in acclaimed storyteller Sally Pomme Clayton's enchanting journey through Central Asia. On her travels throughout the region, Pomme has accumulated a wealth of folklore and knowledge of nomadic cultures. These 12 exotic retellings of stories related to the author in storytelling tents, combined with Sophie Herxheimer's brilliantly patterned artwork, reveal the richness of the little-known, faraway lands of Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan.


Gardners
Why are some carpets magic? What is a wish-tree? And where can the fountain of eternal life be found? This book answers these questions. Together with a glossary and brief notes, it combines to reveal the richness of the little-known, faraway lands of Central Asia.

Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln Children's, 2006
Edition: 1st paperback ed
ISBN: 9781845072780
1845072782
Characteristics: 60 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Herxheimer, Sophie

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