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Tikki Tikki Tembo

By: Arlene Mosel
Narrated by: Peter Thomas
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Publisher's summary

This folktale explains why Chinese people no longer choose long names for their children.
Click here to see other Weston Woods stories.
©1968 P.C. Asbjornsen (P)1974 Weston Woods Studios

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A favorite since I was a child with books on tape

I remember following along to this via a book on tape that chimed to let you know when to turn the page. wonderful story.

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As a retired teacher I remember the delight of my first graders as they listened to the repetitions of that great long name. They repeated it from memory and giggled as the eyes of parents opened wide at their ability. I was delighted to find it on Audible at such a reasonable price. I could not resist. As I listened to Peter Thomas reading that great long name with suitable expression, I giggled aloud again.

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Great story. My kids enjoyed it!

Great story. My kids enjoyed it, we had fun looking at the illustrations as we listened to the book.

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Remember from my childhood how great this story was. Now reading to my kids. Thanks

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Classic Children's Folk Tale!

Loved to relive this fond children's folk tale while playing it for my own children!

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Tiki Tikki Tenno

My granddaughter Riley is 9 years old she requests to hear this story just about every time we get into the car….it has been quite a few years now and she never tires of it. The little pictures that accompany the story are very sweet too.

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Don’t waist your money or credits on this book it is now worth anything ay all

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Nostalgic

This is the version that we listened to in the 70s. It came with the book from scholastic. It was so hard to find. Happy to hear it again

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Tikka Tikki Tambo is a childhood favorite.

I remembered this story from when I was a kid. One day playing with my young boys this story popped into my head. I had to find it and read it to them! I wanted them to hear the story and hoped it would stick with them the way it did for me. They have enjoyed it very much and I am so happy that Audible has it. I wasn't sure if the story would still be around so many years later. It has made my day and the boys have really enjoyed it too! thanks 😊

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great story, terrible narration and audio quality

don't waste a dollar on this. buy the good CD narration with the female voice narration. it's a million times better.

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