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Tikki Tikki Tembo - Arlene Mosel, Blair Lent
Tikki Tikki Tembo
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Tikki tikki tembo-no sa rembo-chari bari ruchi-pip peri pembo!Three decades and more than one million copies later children still love hearing about the boy with the long name who fell down the well. Arlene Mosel and Blair Lent's classic re-creation of an ancient Chinese folktale has hooked... show more
Tikki tikki tembo-no sa rembo-chari bari ruchi-pip peri pembo!Three decades and more than one million copies later children still love hearing about the boy with the long name who fell down the well. Arlene Mosel and Blair Lent's classic re-creation of an ancient Chinese folktale has hooked legions of children, teachers, and parents, who return, generation after generation, to learn about the danger of having such an honorable name as Tikki tikki tembo-no sa rembo-chari bari ruchi-pip peri pembo. Tikki Tikki Tembo is the winner of the 1968 Boston Globe - Horn Book Award for Picture Books.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780312367480 (0312367481)
ASIN: 312367481
Publisher: Square Fish
Pages no: 48
Edition language: English
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Jenny's Book Bag
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3.5 stars
Jenny's Book Bag
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3.0 Tikki Tikki Tembo
3.5 stars
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Manga Maniac Cafe
Manga Maniac Cafe rated it
0.0
Taking a trip down memory lane, I re-read this as an adult. I still enjoy the story and the whimsical illustrations, but I did not like the color scheme of the art. It reminded me of an old couch. Still worth a read, though, and now that I'm older, I found the reaction of the boys' mother to thei...
Bashara Likes Books
Bashara Likes Books rated it
4.0
Despite the fact that this isn't a 'real' folktale and recent charges of cultural inaccuracy and stereotyping I still loved this book. I feel a little guilty, but it's seriously a read aloud dream. I really think it's all just in good fun. If a child lives in an open minded and culturally aware ho...
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