When Clay Sings
Author/Illustrator: Harve & Margot Zemach
Publisher: Farrar, Straus, Giroux
Publication Year: 1973
Brief Summary: In this Cornish version of Rumpelstiltskin, Duffy makes a deal with the devil and has to go with him unless she can guess his name.
Awards, Honors and Prizes: Randolph Caldecott Medal, 1974 Winner United States
- Discuss folktales. Does this one remind you of another classic folktale? (Rumpelstiltskin) Read Rumpelstiltskin by Paul Zelinsky and see which version you prefer. Can you point out any similarities/differences?
Brief notes on curriculum connections/content learning standards/Common Core/etc.
- Language Arts: folktales
- text-to-text connections
Special features included (if applicable) — index; timeline; author’s notes; further reading; etc.
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