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8 edition of The squeaky door found in the catalog.

The squeaky door

by Margaret Read MacDonald

  • 88 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollinsPublishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Puerto Rico.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- Puerto Rico,
    • Bedtime -- Folklore,
    • Grandmothers -- Folklore,
    • Domestic animals -- Folklore

    • About the Edition

      When Little Boy is frightened by a squeaky bedroom door, his grandmother brings in various animals to help him feel secure enough to sleep. Includes notes on the story"s origins.

      Edition Notes

      Statementretold by Margaret Read MacDonald ; illustrated by Mary Newell DePalma.
      GenreFolklore.
      ContributionsDePalma, Mary Newell, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.M15924 Sq 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3301049M
      ISBN 100060283734, 0060283742
      LC Control Number2004030641

      An Andersen sliding door is held in place at the top and bottom. Rollers inside the top and bottom of the door slide on guide ribs within the door frame's upper and lower channels. As debris builds up on these guide ribs, the rollers can begin to stick and squeak when the door is opened and closed.   “The Squeaky Door” is based on a Puerto Rican folk-song called La Cama - retold in story format by Margaret Read MacDonald, popular author for retelling various folktales. In this tale, when staying with his grandparents, a boy is frightened by the squeaky door to .

      In my sessions, we always start with the same songs (one to say good morning, a couple to get moving and get energy out of our systems, one to calm down and get ready to listen), before moving on to the books, anything between 1 and 4, depending on the group. Pick up some books, ask your child to choose some too, and off you go! Washington Post Book World The Squeaky Door, a Puerto Rican folk yarn retold by Margaret Read MacDonald (HarperCollins, ages ) is laugh-out-loud of Mary Newell DePalma's illustrations are gems: I think Lola would particularly appreciate the cat's pink eyeshade and the horse's pajama clad legs sticking every which way out of.

      The Squeaky Door by Margaret Read MacDonald; illustrated by Mary Newell DePalma ( link) Margaret Read MacDonald is a master at retelling old tales. Her picture books usually include lots of repeated words or phrases for kids to chime in on. The Squeaky Door (Book): MacDonald, Margaret Read: When Little Boy is frightened by a squeaky bedroom door, his grandmother brings in various animals to help him feel secure enough to sleep. Includes notes on the story's origins.


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MacDonald is a storyteller and folklorist as well as an author, and many of her stories come from those she has heard and told over the years.5/5(23).

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