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Gobble You Up! by Gita Wolf

Gobble You Up!

by Gita Wolf

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A lazy Jackal tricks his friend, Crane into catching fish for him. Soon after he gobbles up Crane and all the other animals as well all while chanting a little rhyme about why he gobbled all these animals.
  jessiechan | Aug 7, 2018 |
A lazy jackal gobbles up all of his friends. This picture book is illustrated using black and white prints on craft paper. The animals which the jackal eats are shown in his stomach .
  helenaament | Jul 10, 2018 |
This book provides culture to a classroom and knowing the history of it would be great to inform children on. I really like how it showed that the art form of this book is practiced by only women, and they usually don't display their art outside of their village. Books like these would support their beautiful artwork and provide children with the knowledge of the history.
  Saradub | Mar 17, 2018 |
This traditional tale from India centers on a jackal that eats other animals that approach him. He starts off eating 12 fish, and as he comes into contact with other animals, he eats them too! Sometimes he doesn't like what they say, if he feels offended, and eats them. In the end, he even eats an elephant. Then, he tries to get a drink and all the animals come falling out. He ends up skinny and trying to find a "tailor bird" to stitch up his tummy.
  Sgill17 | Oct 24, 2017 |
This book follows the traditional folktale from a village in India. The jackal becomes gluttonous and eats every animal he runs into. At the end, his stomach explodes and the animals are free to return to where they came from.
  HaleyCarlson | Apr 18, 2017 |
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A traditional tale of an oral story about a Rajasthani trickster and his adventures.
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An adaptation of an oral Rajasthani trickster tale set to cumulative rhyme. Meet the most wily jackal in the forest: too lazy to hunt for food, he starts by tricking his friend the crane, and then proceeds to gobble up every animal he comes across. Illustrated in the Mandna traditional finger painting style, this is the first time that this art form has been used to tell a children's story.… (more)

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