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Tikki Tikki Tembo

Arlene Mosel

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Description:

This humorous retelling of a favorite folktale recounts how the Chinese came to give their children short names. Beautifully illustrated, this perfect read-aloud storybook is one adults and children will enjoy sharing together again and again.When the eldest son fell in the well and most of the time getting help was spent pronouncing the name of the one in trouble, the Chinese, according to legend, decided to give all their children short names. Tikki tikki tembo-no sa rembo-chari bari ruchi-pip peri pembo is the name of a mother's first, and most honored, son. It means, "the most wonderful thing in the whole wide world!"

Language:

English

Narrators:

Marcia Gay Harden

Length:

21m


Chapters

Free Sample

01:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

01:30


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

00:27


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

00:25


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

00:46


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

00:33


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

00:30


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

00:35


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

00:20


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

00:27


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

00:47


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

00:37


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

00:55


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

00:32


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

00:49


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

00:34


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

00:46


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

00:41


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

00:22


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

00:55


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

00:22


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

00:21


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

00:41


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

01:19


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

00:35


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

01:59


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

01:39


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

00:42


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

00:36


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

00:33