Rafe Martin Tells His Children's Books

  • by Rafe Martin
  • Narrated by Rafe Martin
  • 0 hrs and 56 mins
  • Performance

Publisher's Summary

From the oldest "Cinderella" story in the world to a tale of a boy who lived among seals, storyteller Rafe Martin delivers imaginative and impressive tales that will delight the whole family. He presents his award-winning children's picture books, which originally developed from his performances. "The Rough-Face Girl," an ancient Algonquin Indian tale, may have been brought back to France by fur traders, where it became "Cinderella." "Foolish Rabbit," Martin's first children's book, is based on a 3,000-year-old story from India about facing fear, while "The Boy Who Lived with the Seals" is a longer version of a Native American tale about following our own visions. Finally, the evocative "The Boy Who Loved Mammoths" grew out of Martin's childhood wishes, dreams, and memories.

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What the Critics Say

"This delightful recording allows one to hear this award-winning author showcase his talents as a storyteller. This rare treat for all belongs in virtually every collection." (Booklist)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-16-1999
  • Publisher: Yellow Moon Press