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Go to Sleep, Gecko!: A Balinese Folktale

Go to Sleep, Gecko!: A Balinese Folktale

  • Title: Go to Sleep, Gecko!: A Balinese Folktale
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  • ISBN : 9780874837803
  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 32 pages


Gecko may be small, but he has a giant sized problem Every night he is awakened by the fireflies outside his window And when Gecko doesn t get his rest, he gets a little grumpy So he goes to Elephant, the head of the village, to complain His request that the fireflies stop working at night sets off a comical chain of problems for everyone in the village and complicates Gecko may be small, but he has a giant sized problem Every night he is awakened by the fireflies outside his window And when Gecko doesn t get his rest, he gets a little grumpy So he goes to Elephant, the head of the village, to complain His request that the fireflies stop working at night sets off a comical chain of problems for everyone in the village and complicates everyone s life Through this cumulative tale from the Balinese tradition, Gecko learns that his well being depends on that of the entire village and he finally goes to sleep, a little wiser This Balinese folktale will teach readers the importance of respect, sharing and citizenship


Author Margaret Read MacDonald

Follow BiographyDr Margaret Read MacDonald travels the world telling stories.always on the lookout for great folktales to share She shapes these found stories into tellable tales which anyone can share with ease Filling her folktale collections with these delightful tales, she creates perfect read alouds for you and your family MRM wants everyone to experience the joy of a beautifully




Go to Sleep, Gecko!: A Balinese Folktale Reviews (31)

  • Very funny and extra awesome because I wouldn t necessarily think this would be a good story time book until someone read it aloud I can t wait to do it [..]

  • Title Go To Sleep, Gecko A Balinese FolktaleAuthor Margaret Read MacDonaldIllustrator Geraldo ValerioGenre Non European FolktaleTheme s Friends, Compromise, FolkloreOpening line sentence One night, Elephant was awakened Brief Book Summary Gecko is having a hard time sleeping because of various distr [..]

  • Go to Sleep, Gecko A Balinese Folktale by Margaret Read MacDonald, illustrated by Geraldo Valerio tells the story of a complaining Gecko and an inter connected natural community.The story will amuse many The theme of interconnectedness in nature is an important one for children to learn This could b [..]

  • MacDonald, Reed 2006 Go to Sleep, Gecko A Balinese Folktale NE August House PublishingIllustrated by Geraldo ValerioGo to Sleep Gecko by Margaret Reed MacDonald is a Balinese folktale about a Gecko who cannot fall asleep because some of the animals and weather Rain are keeping him awake Gecko visits [..]

  • Go to Sleep, Gecko is a Balinese folktale for children This book won the Flicker Tale Children s Book Award 2008 The book is about a gecko that cant sleep He tries different thing to learn how to the sleep but in the end he realizes there are just some things you have to deal with I really loved how [..]

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