When Apples Grew Noses and White Horses Flew

Tales of Ti-Jean

By Andrews, Jan

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ISBN
978-0-88899-952-8
Publisher
Groundwood


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on August 1, 2011

Gr 2–6—Three funny tales tell of the adventure of the Canadian folk hero Ti-Jean. He outsmarts a spoiled princess; battles wits with Bonnet Rouge, a Rumpelstiltskin-like character; and befriends local townspeople while saving his brothers and marrying a princess. Taking on a slightly different role in each...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on July 1, 2011

Ti-Jean, the cheerful, hapless, ultimately triumphant stripling of French-Canadian folklore—typically the youngest son—makes a winning appearance in three tales of European origin lightly transposed to a New World setting. Andrews (Out of the Everywhere, rev. 9/01) is a storyteller herself, and these zesty, well-paced texts virtually read themselves. "Cric, crac, / Parli, parlons...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2011

Ti-Jean, cheerful, hapless stripling of French-Canadian folklore, makes a winning appearance in three tales of European origin lightly transpos...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on July 1, 2011

Readers, especially fairy-tale fans, will enjoy these fresh, lively folktales starring Ti-Jean, a traditional French-Canadian character who creatively gets himself in and out of trouble. Ti-Jean is an amusing and endearing hero. He’s tric...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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