Tashi and the Wicked

Tashi is bold and clever, tells the best stories ever! There’s a Magnificent Magician with greedy plan, haunted house about to go up in flames, ruthless ruffians after rare orchid, quest for bravest person land face fire-breathing Red Whiskered Dragon. ‘All children should meet Tashi. He can be their mentor on road reading, feeding imaginations fantastic stories.’ Magpies

The crowd gasped in amazement. Look at those shoes! him fly!’ Jack’s Uncle Joe loves to tell stories, and so does Tashi – like the one about magic shoes Tiki Pu’s sneaky plan…and what did when fortune teller, Luk Ahed, said that his tenth birthday would be last. There’s no stopping Tashi. Read all adventures other books.

Reading the World’s Stories is volume 5 in Bridges to Understanding series of annotated international youth literature bibliographies sponsored by United States Board on Books for Young People. USBBY chapter International People (IBBY), a Switzerland-based nonprofit whose mission bring books and children together. The promotes sharing children’s as way facilitate intercultural understanding meet new literary voices. This follows Children’s from Other Countries (1998), World though (2002), Crossing Boundaries with (2006), Understanding: Envisioning through (2011) acts companion book earlier titles. Centered around theme importance stories, guide resource discovering more recent global that fit many reading tastes educational needs readers aged 0-18 years. Essays storyteller Anne Pellowski, author Beverley Naidoo, academic Marianne Martens offer variety perspectives literature. latest installment covers published 2010-2014 includes English-language imports well translations young adult first outside States. These are supplemented smaller number culturally appropriate US help fill gaps underrepresented countries. organization geographic region country. All than 800 entries recommended, have won awards or achieved other recognition their home Forty experts wrote annotations. indexed author, translator, illustrator, title, subject. Back matter also awards, important organizations research collections, selected directory publishers known publishing