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The Resource Thai tales : folktales of Thailand, retold by Supaporn Vathanaprida ; edited by Margaret Read MacDonald ; illustrations by Boonsong Rohitasuke

Thai tales : folktales of Thailand, retold by Supaporn Vathanaprida ; edited by Margaret Read MacDonald ; illustrations by Boonsong Rohitasuke

Label
Thai tales : folktales of Thailand
Title
Thai tales
Title remainder
folktales of Thailand
Statement of responsibility
retold by Supaporn Vathanaprida ; edited by Margaret Read MacDonald ; illustrations by Boonsong Rohitasuke
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • engtha
  • eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
398.2/09593
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GR312
LC item number
.V38 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
World folklore series
Label
Thai tales : folktales of Thailand, retold by Supaporn Vathanaprida ; edited by Margaret Read MacDonald ; illustrations by Boonsong Rohitasuke
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 124-141) and index
Contents
Nithan Gohok, Lying Tales: Lung Ta, the calm woodcutter -- Liars compete -- Marvelous canning factory -- Liars contest of the king -- Nithan Talok, Humorous tales: Drinking with Yommaban, the king of the dead -- Sri Thanonchai and the king -- Sri Thanonchai and the two moons -- Sri Thanonchai's special dishes -- Nithan Ruang Sat, Animal tales: Why the bear has a short tail -- Tiger seeks wisdom -- Elephants and the bees -- Power and wisdom -- Nithan Chadok, Jataka tales: Deer buddha -- Seven stars -- Honest woodcutter -- Thieving crow -- Nithan Son Khati Tam, Tales to make you think: Who is best? -- Pious son-in-law -- He who thinks he is first is unwise -- Plenty -- Good boy -- Medicine to revive the dead -- When death comes -- If it belongs to us, it will come to us -- Tamnan, Local legends: Muang Laplae, The land of fantasy -- Mouse Island and Cat Island -- Nithan Songkhruang, Elaborate tales: Kaeo, the horse-faced girl -- Chet Huat Chet Hai (Seven pot, seven jar) -- Thep Niyai: Tales of helpful gods and spirits: Twin Stars -- Songkran: A Thai new year story -- Daughters of Thao Kabinlaphrom and their attributes -- Place of Buddhism in Thai life: Tham Boon, Making merit -- Plongtok, Acceptance -- Attahi Attano Natho, Self-Reliance -- Chai Yen, Self-Reliance -- Mai Pen Rai, "Never Mind" -- Kreng Chai, Consideration -- Respect for elders -- Humbleness and gentleness -- Monkhood -- Samsara, the wheel of life -- Way of Buddha, or the path toward enlightenment -- Eightfold path, or the middle way -- Five rules of conduct for laymen -- Prom Wihan -- Thailand, the land of smiles
Control code
ocm29844740
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xviii, 152 p.
Isbn
9781563080968
Lccn
94004287
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Label
Thai tales : folktales of Thailand, retold by Supaporn Vathanaprida ; edited by Margaret Read MacDonald ; illustrations by Boonsong Rohitasuke
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 124-141) and index
Contents
Nithan Gohok, Lying Tales: Lung Ta, the calm woodcutter -- Liars compete -- Marvelous canning factory -- Liars contest of the king -- Nithan Talok, Humorous tales: Drinking with Yommaban, the king of the dead -- Sri Thanonchai and the king -- Sri Thanonchai and the two moons -- Sri Thanonchai's special dishes -- Nithan Ruang Sat, Animal tales: Why the bear has a short tail -- Tiger seeks wisdom -- Elephants and the bees -- Power and wisdom -- Nithan Chadok, Jataka tales: Deer buddha -- Seven stars -- Honest woodcutter -- Thieving crow -- Nithan Son Khati Tam, Tales to make you think: Who is best? -- Pious son-in-law -- He who thinks he is first is unwise -- Plenty -- Good boy -- Medicine to revive the dead -- When death comes -- If it belongs to us, it will come to us -- Tamnan, Local legends: Muang Laplae, The land of fantasy -- Mouse Island and Cat Island -- Nithan Songkhruang, Elaborate tales: Kaeo, the horse-faced girl -- Chet Huat Chet Hai (Seven pot, seven jar) -- Thep Niyai: Tales of helpful gods and spirits: Twin Stars -- Songkran: A Thai new year story -- Daughters of Thao Kabinlaphrom and their attributes -- Place of Buddhism in Thai life: Tham Boon, Making merit -- Plongtok, Acceptance -- Attahi Attano Natho, Self-Reliance -- Chai Yen, Self-Reliance -- Mai Pen Rai, "Never Mind" -- Kreng Chai, Consideration -- Respect for elders -- Humbleness and gentleness -- Monkhood -- Samsara, the wheel of life -- Way of Buddha, or the path toward enlightenment -- Eightfold path, or the middle way -- Five rules of conduct for laymen -- Prom Wihan -- Thailand, the land of smiles
Control code
ocm29844740
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xviii, 152 p.
Isbn
9781563080968
Lccn
94004287
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)

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