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Tales of Insects

(2002)
(The sixth book in the Despain, Pleasant : Books of Nine Lives series)
A collection of stories by

 
 
This collection of folktales and traditional stories about insects from many countries is cleverly retold by master storyteller Pleasant DeSpain. If you were ever curious about why clouds and spiders are both called kumo in Japan, where the Grasshopper's army lived or who won the wager between the Heron and the Butterfly, then this collection of clever stories is for you. These charming tales have withstood the test of time and appeal to young readers from all over the world.

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Hardback Editions

October 2002 : USA Hardback
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Title: Tales of Insects (Books of Nine Lives)
Author(s): Pleasant DeSpain
ISBN: 0-87483-668-9 / 978-0-87483-668-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: August House
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Paperback Editions

July 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Tales of Insects
Author(s): Pleasant DeSpain
ISBN: 1-941460-40-2 / 978-1-941460-40-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: August House
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Kindle Editions

December 2005 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Tales of Insects (Books of Nine Lives Book 6)
Author(s): Pleasant DeSpain
Publisher: August House
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