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Charles G. Leland: Tumilkoontaoo, Or The Broken Wing

Language:
English
Genres:
Childrens Fiction, Historical, Travel & Adventure

Charles Godfrey Leland (1824-1903) was an American writer working in the genres humour and satire and collecting folklore. He studied American and European traditions and travelled a lot while working as a journalist. Leland became famous for his comic book 'Hans Breitman's Ballads'. This is an old Indian legend collected and retold by Charles Leland. The story tells us of a fisherman who lives on the sea-shore with his family. But one day a storm comes and no fish can be caught so the younger son has to go father to look for it… and meets the Wind-Bird - the god of the storm.

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