Fairy Tales from Brazil

Elsie Spicer EELLS (1880 - 1963)

This book, subtitled "How and Why Tales from Brazilian Folk-Lore", is a collection of short stories, most of them etiologial myths from Brazilian Indian Folklore. (Summary by Leni)

Genre(s): Myths, Legends & Fairy Tales, Myths, Legends & Fairy Tales

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 00 - Preface Leni
00:02:31
Play 01 01 - How the Night Came Leni
00:07:43
Play 02 02 - How the Rabbit Lost His Tail Leni
00:05:12
Play 03 03 - How the Toad Got His Bruises Leni
00:05:35
Play 04 04 - How the Tiger Got His Stripes Leni
00:10:34
Play 05 05 - Why the Lamb Is Meek Eric
00:08:13
Play 06 06 - Why the Tiger and the Stag Fear Each Other Karen
00:07:41
Play 07 07 - How the Speckled Hen Got Her Speckles Karen
00:09:39
Play 08 08 - How the Monkey Became a Trickster Diana Majlinger
00:03:38
Play 09 09 - How the Monkey and the Goat Earned Their Reputations Elizabeth Barr
00:06:34
Play 10 10 - How the Monkey Got a Drink When He Was Thirsty Patrick Wells
00:05:07
Play 11 11 - How the Monkey Got Food When He Was Hungry Patrick Wells
00:03:34
Play 12 12 - Why the Bananas Belong to the Monkey Danarra
00:06:50
Play 13 13 - How the Monkey Escaped Being Eaten Danarra
00:06:24
Play 14 14 - Why the Monkey Still Has a Tail Karen
00:05:28
Play 15 15 - How Black Became White Karen
00:06:33
Play 16 16 - How the Pigeon Became a Tame Bird Karen
00:08:11
Play 17 17 - Why the Sea Moans Eric
00:16:47
Play 18 18 - How the Brazilian Beetles Got Their Gorgeous Coats David Stryker
00:08:17