Rafe Martin Tells His Children's Books

Narrated by: Rafe Martin
Length: 56 mins
4.6 out of 5 stars (5 ratings)

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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.
©1994 Yellow Moon Press, All Rights Reserved (P)1994 Yellow Moon Press, All Rights Reserved

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"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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Martin tells wonderful stories fit for all ages.

Richly and powerfully told. Entertaining in ways that trigger the imagination. I got them for my grandson who is 6. I enjoyed them as well, I am 67.