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The Magic Apple

A Middle Eastern Folktale (Welcome to Story Cove)

By Baird Hoffmire (Illustrated by), Rob Cleveland (As told by)

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Format: Paperback, 34 pages
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: United States, 01 January 2006
The Magic Apple is a timeless folktale from the Middle East that is wonderfully told by Rob Cleveland. The story tells the story of three brothers who embark on separate journeys to fulfill their father's dying wish for them to find happiness and riches. While on their separate journeys, the brothers travel to distant lands and find curious treasures. After one year, the three brothers return to share their discoveries with one another. After meeting, they find out that a princess needs their help so they set out to rescue her and they use what they found to save the princess's life. This Jewish folktale from the middle east will teach readers the importance caring, courage and fairness.

About the Author

Rob Cleveland Bio: Rob Cleveland is an award winning author, professional storyteller, workshop leader, accomplished film and stage actor, as well as a popular comedian. Rob has authored seven Story Cove picture books. He is also a popular keynote speaker for state and regional reading conferences where he shares his perspective on the unique role that folktales play in our lives and the critical contribution that the oral tradition can make in helping young children develop their core reading skills. In addition, Rob is storyteller-in-residence at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History in Atlanta. His talent for crafting memorable stories landed him at Emory University Law School where he leads workshops for law students about how to tell an engaging story. Recently, he adapted, directed and appeared in a series of slave stories from The Adventures of High John the Conqueror for the National Black Arts Festival. Although Rob travels across the country, he lives with his family in Atlanta, Georgia. Baird Hoffmire Bio: Baird Hoffmire is an animator, illustrator, graphic designer and exhibiting artist. He resides in Charleston, South Carolina with his beautiful wife, Jane and his equally lovely daughters, Sadie and Harper. With a BFA in Illustration from Western Carolina University and a BFA in Media Arts and Animation from the Art Institute of Atlanta, Baird has been working as a professional artist for over ten years. His illustrations in Story Cove picture books and animated stories have been enjoyed by tens of thousands of children around the world. Besides painting, illustrating books and spending time with his family, Baird loves to play basketball.

EAN: 9780874838008
ISBN: 0874838002
Publisher: August House Publishers
Dimensions: 20.42 x 19.05 x 0.33 centimetres (0.05 kg)
Age Range: 5-9 years
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