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  • Published: Little Rock, Ark. : August House LittleFolk, c2006.
  • Year Published: 2006
  • Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 0874837804
  • 9780874837803

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Go to sleep, Gecko! : a Balinese folktale

by MacDonald, Margaret Read, 1940-

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Call number: J 398.209598 MacD, R Story Shelf J 398.209598 MacD

Available Copies: Downtown Youth, Downtown Youth Ref., Malletts Youth, Pittsfield Youth, Traverwood Youth, West Youth

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"This story was inspired by a Balinese tale in Folk tales from Bali and Lombok by Margaret Muth Alibasah (Jakarta: Penerbit Djambatan, 1990)"--Copyright p.

Retells the folktale of the gecko who complains to the village chief that the fireflies keep him awake at night but then learns that in nature all things are connected.

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Funny and enchanting

A friend recommended this to us and we were hooked! It's funny, sweet, and a great bedtime story. Also a good reminder that we can't always have exactly everything we want in life... and there are reasons for that!

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