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Yokki and the Parno Gry

Richard O"Neill

Yokki and the Parno Gry

by Richard O"Neill

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Written in English


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When a Traveller family experiences a run of bad luck, an imaginative boy called Yokki lifts their spirits with tales of a magical white horse. A traditional Traveller-family folk tale which inspires hope and celebrates creativity. Told by a Romani storyteller together with a picture book author to positively reflect Travelling cultures.

Edition Notes

StatementRichard O"Neill, Katharine Quarmby ; illustrated by Marieke Nelissen
ContributionsQuarmby, Katharine, author, Nelissen, Marieke, ill
The Physical Object
Pagination1 volume (unpaged)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27229127M
ISBN 101846439272
ISBN 109781846439278
OCLC/WorldCa949640455

  Yokki tells the best story about the Parno Gry, which is a horse that comes to take them to a new and better land. Colorful and gentle detailed mixed media illustrations bring Yokki’s family to life in this imaginative Romani folktale. An author’s note gives information about Romani and Traveling People. mjw: Title: Yokki And The Parno Gry. Retold by Richard O'Neill, a traditional Romani storyteller from northern England, together with author Katharine Quarmby, Yokki and the Parno Gry is one of two folktales from the Romani people recently published by the Swindon-based publisher, Child's Play - the other being Ossiri and the Bala Mengro.3/5(1).

  Yokki and the Parno Gry. The second book, Yokki and the Parno Gry, is about a Traveler boy named Yokki. The family’s activities changed with the seasons. In the early spring, they made beautiful things to sell. When summer came, they traveled, mending pots and pans, sharpening tools and knives, and selling the beautiful things they had made. Yokki and the Parno Gry (Child's Play Library) (Hardcover) By Richard O'Neill, Katharine Quarmby, Marieke Nelissen (Illustrator) Child's Play International, , 32pp. Publication Date: July 1, Other Editions of This Title: Paperback (3/1/).

Multicultural Children's Book Day is almost here, and our book selections continue to represent the #readyourworld mission of the event. We are enjoying the hardcover books we received from Child's Play. Today's choice was Yokki and the Parno Gry by Richard O'Neill & Katharine Quarmby. Richard has already published several children’s books such as Yokki and the Parno Gry and The Lost Homework. Shamus McPhee is from a long line of Nackens who were forcibly settled in a racial experiment in the s. He is a widely exhibited artist. Shamus studied languages at Aberdeen University and gained a postgraduate diploma in.


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Yokki and the Parno Gry by Richard O"Neill Download PDF EPUB FB2

out of 5 stars Yoking and the parno Gry. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 6, Verified Purchase. This book has finally arrived, as the first order was lost in the post. The colours are lovely and I hope my grandson likes the stories as /5(10).

This book tells the history of Yokki's family. He tells the story of the great white horse who flies through the sky. The illustrations in this book are folk like, which helps tell the story. In the story, his grandpa told him he was making it all up. But, at the end the Parno Gry bring his family food/5.

Buy Yokki and the Parno Gry (Child's Play Library) UK ed. by Richard O'Neill, Katharine Quarmby, Marieke Nelissen (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(13). Yokki and the Parno Gry book. When a Traveller family experiences a run of bad luck, an imaginative boy called Yokki lifts their spirits with tales of a magical white horse.

A traditional Traveller-family folk Yokki and the Parno Gry book which inspires hope and celebrates creativity. Told by a Romani storyteller together with a picture book author to positively reflect Travelling cultures. Yokki is a gifted storyteller and shares inspiring tales of a brighter future with his community.

He speaks of a Parno Gry: a magnificent white horse who flies through the sky in search of more fruitful lands. His uplifting stories raise the spirits of his friends and family, helping them to forget their hunger and anxiety.

This week Richard reads from his book 'Yokki and the Parno Gry' a classic family tale of struggle, resilience and the power of imagination.

Richard O’Neill was born and brought up in a large traditional Romani family in the North of England.

Her latest books are Ossiri and the Bala Mengro; Yokki and the Parno Gry, (Child’s Play ). Ossiri is shortlisted for the Little Rebel Prize, and is an Empathy Lab Day pick Her latest non-fiction book, Hear My Cry, co-written with the ‘honour violence’ survivor, Diana Kader, was published in by Hachette Poland.

Buy Yokki and the Parno Gry Softcover and CD – Katharine Quarmby – at Heath Books. Exclusive Discounts for Schools. We are open to supply books for school orders and account customer orders, but we regret we will not be accepting orders.

Yokki and the Parno Gry Softcover and CD When a Traveller family experiences a run of bad luck, an imaginative boy called Yokki lifts their spirits with tales of a magical white horse. Told by a Romani storyteller together with a picture book author to positively reflect Travelling. When a Traveller family experiences a run of bad luck, an imaginative boy called Yokki lifts their spirits with tales of a magical white horse.

A traditional Traveller-family folk tale which inspires hope and celebrates creativity. Told by a Romani storyteller together with a picture book author to positively reflect Travelling cultures.

Buy Yokki and the Parno Gry (Child's Play Library) by O'Neill, Richard, Quarmby, Katharine, Nelissen, Marieke (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Reviews:   Yokki and the Parno Gry Childs Play International Ltd an imaginative boy called Yokki lifts their spirits with tales of a magical white horse.

Told by a Romani storyteller together with a. Yokki’s Traveller family love his stories of the Parno Gry, a magical horse who takes children to wonderful and faraway places. In this book, people tell stories for lots of reasons.

Yokki tells his family about the Parno Gry to comfort them when they are worried and scared. His family pass on the.

Yokki, embodying the cultural value of oral storytelling, entertains the family with his tales. When the boy and his happy, industrious family hit a string of bad luck, money and food grow scarce.

Yokki lifts people's spirits by making up the tale of the Parno Gry, a white horse that would fly into the camp and carry them away to a place of : Young Yokki’s stories about Parno Gry, a flying white horse, comfort hungry family members but infuriate his Grandfather Elijah: “You are filling their heads with dreams of a made-up future.”.

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Told by a Romani storyteller together with a picture book author to positively reflect Travelling cultures.|When a Traveller family experiences a run of bad luck, an imaginative boy called Yokki lifts their spirits with tales of a magical white horse. A traditional Traveller-family folk tale which inspires hope and.

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Get this from a library. Yokki and the Parno Gry. [Richard O'Neill] -- When a Traveller family experiences a run of bad luck, an imaginative boy called Yokki lifts their spirits with tales of a magical white horse.

A traditional Traveller-family folk tale which inspires. Get this from a library! Yokki and the Parno Gry. [Richard O'Neill, (Storyteller); Katharine Quarmby; Marieke Nelissen] -- When a Traveler family experiences a run of bad luck, an imaginative boy called Yokki lifts their spirits with tales of a magical white horse.

A .Yokki is a young boy with a knack for telling imaginative stories. He belongs to a large family of travelers. When the livelihood of his family begins to be unsuccessful, Yokki lifts their spirits as they sit around the campfire and he tells them the stories about the Parno Gry.

This mystical white horse can fly the family to lands where work is plenty and harvests are : Taran Burnett.Richard O’Neill’s “Yokki and the Parno Gry” brings themes of loss of ‘stopping places’ for Travellers, insecurity of work in ‘bad times’, difficulties in changing traditional crafts and trades, but also hope and the importance of family and kinship.