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Yetta, the trickster

by Andrea Griffing Zimmerman

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Published by Seabury Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Practical jokes -- Fiction.

  • About the Edition

    Yetta loves to play tricks on people until one day the joke is on her.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Andrea Griffing Zimmerman ; pictures by Harold Berson.
    ContributionsBerson, Harold.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.Z618 Ye
    The Physical Object
    Pagination45 p. :
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4719313M
    ISBN 10081643218X
    LC Control Number78006164
    OCLC/WorldCa3843155

    Simultaneously an omniscient creator and an innocent fool, a malicious destroyer and a childlike prankster, the trickster-hero serves as a sort of folkloric scapegoat onto which are projected the fears, failures, and unattained ideals of the source culture. Trickster stories may be told for amusement as well as on serious or sacred occasions. In Yetta the Trickster, Zimmerman's first story for children, the title protagonist enjoys playing practical jokes so much that she does not care if she is the player or the victim. Set in an eastern European village, the narrative follows Yetta through numerous pranks, including one in which the village turns the tables on the young jokester.

    Yetta, beautiful Yetta, manages to escape from the butcher’s shop. But now she is lost in Brooklyn—a strange place filled with rude rats and dangerous buses! Trickster's Choice is the first installment in Tamora Pierce's fourth series of Tortall books. The second and last volume of this series is Trickster's this novel Tamora Pierce tells the story of Alianne of Pirate's Swoop, the daughter of Pierce's first heroine, Alanna of Pirate's Swoop and Olau, the famed doesn't want to follow in her mothers footsteps and is enlisted to.

    Little by little, can by can, Mr. Gilly, the trashman, cleans his town Yetta, the trickster by Andrea Griffing Zimmerman (Book). Trickster tales are as old as the hills and have survived thanks to oral storytellers. They’re usually funny and feature an animal playing pranks on other animals – often friends – or breaking the rules to nab a free meal, accommodation or a prized possession. But occasionally, the trickster .


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Andrea Author: Andrea Griffing Zimmerman. the trickster book This book recreates both by helping readers, bedtime story tellers, teachers share the experience both orally and graphically.

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Get this from a library. Yetta, the trickster. [Andrea Griffing Zimmerman; Harold Berson] -- Yetta loves to play tricks on people until one day the joke is on her. Books involving the archetype of the "trickster". Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

The Trickster has a number of trick items that he employs. This includes itching powder, potato head bombs, exploding rubber chickens and yo-yos, sharpened jacks, hard shell candy, and various other joke-themed weapons. The Trickster wears a pair of shoes that allow him to fly for up to 10 hours.

Other versions Flashpoint. The opening book of the Pentateuch, Genesis, is no different offering a wide range of trickster characters and tales, while establishing the roots of the Hebrew Nation. Babcock-Abrahams offers a unique perspective on the Winnebago trickster cycle writing, “ No figure in literature, oral or written, baffles us quite as much as trickster.

The trickster figure Reynard the Fox as depicted in an children's book by Michel Rodange. The trickster is a common stock character in folklore and popular culture. A clever, mischievous person or creature, the trickster achieves their ends through the use of trickery.

From David Smith and Jerry Carr’s heroic, animation-inspired “Trickster and the Great Chief” to the Looney Toons zaniness of “Rabbit’s Chocktaw Tail Tale,” by Tim Tingle and Pat Lewis, there’s a bit of visual panache here for every s: The Trickster Cycle--Dieterle's retelling of the tales Paul Radin identified as composing a "trickster cycle." Old Indian Legends --trickster tales by Zitkala-sa (Gertrude Bonnin) Native American coyote stories/poems --many examples, plus other information on coyotes.

The Trickster series, also known as the Daughter of the Lioness, is a two book duology set in the Tortallan Universe. It chronicles two years of the young adult life of Aly, the only daughter of Alanna the Lioness.

Contents[show] Books Trickster's Choice. The first book of the duology begins with our heroine at residence at Pirate's Swoop, discussing spy work with her father and possible.

The entire book centers around her various pranks, both telekinetic and hands-on. She tricks her neglectful parents into believing that a parrot in the chimney is a ghost, and torments her father’s hair – bleaching it and gluing his hat onto his head.

Muriel Gray’s novel explores the Trickster figure of Native North American mythology by placing this character in the late 20th protagonist, Sam Hunt, is a Native American man whose.

Children love trickster tales, which often feature a smaller animal who, using cunning and wit, outsmarts the stronger animal who is only thinking of himself.

There's something universally appealing about these very wise human tales, which are found in all parts of the world from Ireland, to India, to Africa and the American South.

The Trickster is a strange combination of benevolence, harmless mischief, and destructive malice. Trickster by Bill Lewis. Erdoes and Ortiz, in their book American Indian Trickster Tales, describe the Trickster. With your teacher/librarian's help, choose 3 Trickster Tales (books, eBooks, online sources) from different parts of the world.

Read and enjoy your Trickster Tales. Then go back through each story to find ideas and character types that are the same in each Trickster Tale and things that are different - use the graphic organizer to take your notes. A Trickster is a character who uses wits, rather than strength or authority, to accomplish his goals.

Like heroes, Tricksters usually come out of their adventures unscathed, having won the prize they desired and upset the regular social order in a way that will cause lasting effects for the people around them. The Trickster series is an ongoing series of novels by American author Rob Thurman that are based around the fictional character of Trixa Iktomi, a bar owner and information broker in Las series is set in the same fictional world as Thurman's New York Times Bestselling Cal Leandros first novel, Trick of the Light, was published on September 1, through Roc Fantasy.

Trickster, in the form of doubt, breaks us out of old categories in order to free our energy to flow into a new form.

As an agent of change, Trickster triggers our fear of change and is an uneasy yet essential companion on the path of growth. A model of rangy, creative, but not far-fetched interpretation, in this case of a common mythological archetype, the shifty trickster.9.

Azeban the Trickster Raccoon. Azeban is a deity who took the form of a raccoon and also one among the most popular mythical tricksters. His tale was told among the Abenaki and Penobscot Tribes. He was not a particularly cruel god and went about tricking people for laughs rather than to harm anyone.