ERIC Number: ED303314
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
A Perfect Day for the Tajar: And Nine More Stories.
Brown, Richard A.
This collection of short stories contains tales of a mythical animal called the "Tajar." Tajar tales are a tradition among campers who attend summer camps. The stories are to be read aloud, and approximate reading times for the stories are provided. Tajar looks something like a tiger, a jaguar, and a badger. He is a friendly, but mysterious animal. The titles of the stories are: (1) Meet the Tajar; (2) The Mattress Tale; (3) A Noise in the Kitchen; (4) A Perfect Day for the Tajar; (5) Waiting for the Tajar's Folly; (6) How the Tajar Learned to Dance; (7) The Day the Lost and Found Ran Away; (8) Magic in the Moonlight; (9) Mr. Fixit's Invisible Hammer; (10) A Tale of the Tracks; and (10) The Tajar's Birthday. (KS)
Descriptors: Camping, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Folk Culture, Reading Aloud to Others, Recreational Reading, Short Stories, Tales
American Camping Association, Bradford Woods, 5000 State Road 67 North, Martinsville, IN 46151-7902 ($4.50).
Publication Type: Creative Works; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Camping Association, Martinsville, IN.