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King Midas and the golden touch [electronic resource] : The elephant's child.

Caine, Michael. (Narrator). Nicholson, Jack. (Narrator). Ma, Yo-Yo, 1955- (Musician). Marsalis, Ellis. (Composer). McFerrin, Bobby. (Composer). Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936 Elephant's child. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780739380635 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 073938063X (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • Publisher: [New York] : Listening Library, 2009.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
The elephant's child written by Rudyard Kipling.
Duration: 0:51:29.
Formatted Contents Note:
King Midas and the golden touch (25:36) -- Elephant's child / Rudyard Kipling (27:19).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Original music, Bobby McFerrin, Ellis Marsalis feat. Yo-Yo Ma.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Michael Caine and Jack Nicholson.
Summary, etc.:
King Midas and the golden touch: King Midas enjoyed turning everything he touched to gold until he discovered that gold food was hard to eat and gold daughters cold to hug.
Elephant's child: Because of his "satiable curiosity" about what the crocodile has for dinner, the elephant's child and all elephants thereafter have long trunks.
Target Audience Note:
System Details Note:
Requires OverDrive Media Console
Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 12337 KB; MP3 file size: 24144 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Midas (Legendary character)
Elephants > Fiction.
Midas (Legendary character) > Juvenile fiction.
Elephants > Juvenile fiction.

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