The Prawn that Caused the Trouble single work   children's fiction   children's   fable  
Issue Details: First known date: 1992 1992
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A man stands on the banks of the River Irrawaddy, irritating a prawn by stomping his feet in the water. The prawn bites him, setting off a long series of consequences.

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    y Folk Tales and Fables of Asia and Australia Barbara Hayes , Robert Ingpen (illustrator), Limpsfield : Dragon's World Children's Books , 1992 Z1052511 1992 selected work children's fiction children's A selection of seventeen folktales from Asia and Australasia that includes 'Baba Yaga and the Stepdaughter,' 'The Bridge of Magpies,' 'Rainbow Serpent' and 'Maui, the Fisherman.' Limpsfield : Dragon's World Children's Books , 1992 pg. 44-48
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    Southeast Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
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