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MacDonald, Margaret Read 1940-

Overview
Works: 134 works in 431 publications in 6 languages and 43,657 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  Juvenile works  Fiction  Bibliography  Classification  Fables  Picture books  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, Performer, Other, Composer, Author of introduction, Translator
Classifications: Z675.S3, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Margaret Read MacDonald
 
Most widely held works by Margaret Read MacDonald
Twenty tellable tales : audience participation folktales for the beginning storyteller by Margaret Read MacDonald( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 1,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 20 folktales designed for audience involvement and provides notes on storytelling techniques and devices. Includes bibliography and suggested readings
The Folklore of world holidays( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 1,568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reference guide containing more than 1,200 entries of fairs, dances, pageants, etc. associated with 375 holidays in over 150 countries excluding the U.S. and Canada
The squeaky door by Margaret Read MacDonald( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Little Boy is frightened by a squeaky bedroom door, his grandmother brings in various animals to help him feel secure enough to sleep. Includes notes on the story's origins
Mabela the clever by Margaret Read MacDonald( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and Korean and held by 1,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An African folktale about a mouse who pays close attention to her surroundings and avoids being tricked by the cat
The storyteller's start-up book : finding, learning, performing, and using folktales including twelve tellable tales by Margaret Read MacDonald( Book )

9 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For those who want to begin storytelling but don't know where to start, The Storyteller's Start-Up Book offers everything one could ask for. Margaret Read MacDonald, a folklorist and children's librarian who is also a touring storyteller, offers basic start-up information on finding stories, looking at them critically, starting a story bank, networking with other storytellers, and creating a storytelling event
The skit book : 101 skits from kids by Margaret Read MacDonald( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of skits written by young people with instructions for performance
The storyteller's sourcebook : a subject, title, and motif index to folklore collections for children by Margaret Read MacDonald( Book )

11 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Storyteller's Sourcebook is the first reference tool to bring together from children's collections variants of each folktale, and to supply descriptions of them. It is specifically designed for quick and easy access by the teacher or librarian who wants to locate (1) tales about a given subject, (2) the location of a specific tale title in collections, (3) tales from an ethnic or geographical area, (4) variants of a specific tale. - p. ix
Fat cat : a Danish folktale by Margaret Read MacDonald( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A greedy cat grows enormous as he eats everything in sight, including his friends and neighbors who call him fat
Tunjur! Tunjur! Tunjur! : a Palestinian folktale by Margaret Read MacDonald( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A childless woman's prayers are answered by the arrival of a talking pot, but the new mother knows that Little Pot must learn right from wrong just like any child
The farmyard jamboree : inspired by a Chilean folk tale by Margaret Read MacDonald( Book )

34 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cumulative tale from Chile that begins with a hen and ends with sixteen different animals and a guitar
When the lights go out : twenty scary tales to tell by Margaret Read MacDonald( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed primarily as a collection of scary fare for adults to tell elementary-age children, the tales may be read and some even told by children. Also contains notes on the stories
Peace tales : world folktales to talk about by Margaret Read MacDonald( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and French and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of folktales from cultures around the world, reflecting different aspects of war and peace
Little Rooster's diamond button by Margaret Read MacDonald( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rooster with a magic stomach retrieves the diamond button which was stolen from him by a greedy king
Bat's big game by Margaret Read MacDonald( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simplified retelling of the classic Aesop's fable about a ball game between the birds and the animals, and Bat, who wants to play on the winning team
The boy from the dragon palace : a folktale from Japan by Margaret Read MacDonald( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A magical boy grants a poor flower-seller's every wish until the greedy and ungrateful man grows tired of the boy's unpleasant behavior and sends him away
How many donkeys? : an Arabic counting tale by Margaret Read MacDonald( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jouha counts the ten donkeys carrying his dates to market, he repeatedly forgets to count the one he is riding on, causing him great consternation. Includes numbers written out in Arabic and in English transliteration, as well as the numerals one through ten, and a note on the origins and other versions of the story
Thai tales : folktales of Thailand by Supaporn Vathanaprida( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and Thai and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathers fairy tales, humorous tales, animal tales, and stories told by Buddhist monks to illustrate their teachings
Brazilian folktales by Livia de Almeida( Book )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rich brew of more than 40 traditional Brazilian tales-from creation stories and stories of enchantment to animal and trickster tales-draws on the varied cultural traditions of indigenous peoples, people of African descent, those of European (and particularly Portuguese) descent, and mixtures of these groups. The stories are retold by accomplished Brazilian storytellers. Also includes background information on the country and the tales, color photographs, traditional recipes, and children's games
Indonesian folktales by Murti Bunanta( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 29 stories from across Indonesia, most of which have never been published in the English language
Tell the world : storytelling across language barriers by Margaret Read MacDonald( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the techniques of bilingual storytelling, along with information on using storytelling in language instruction, presenting workshops, and translation into sign language
 
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Twenty tellable tales : audience participation folktales for the beginning storyteller
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マクドナルド, マ-ガレット リ-ド 1940-

マクドナルド, マーガレット・リード

Languages
English (162)

Spanish (3)

French (1)

Swedish (1)

Korean (1)

Thai (1)

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The squeaky doorMabela the cleverThe storyteller's start-up book : finding, learning, performing, and using folktales including twelve tellable talesThe skit book : 101 skits from kidsFat cat : a Danish folktaleTunjur! Tunjur! Tunjur! : a Palestinian folktaleThe farmyard jamboree : inspired by a Chilean folk taleWhen the lights go out : twenty scary tales to tell