The Resource African folk tales, (ebook)

African folk tales, (ebook)

Label
African folk tales
Title
African folk tales
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A delight for readers and listeners of all ages, these 25 traditional tales from West Africa were originally accompanied by music and dance. The stories' drama and folk wisdom shine through in these captivating retellings, which are illustrated by evocative woodcut illustrations. Age-old fables explain why the leopard has no friends, how wild dogs became domesticated, and why pigs dig. Adventure stories recount a prince's quest for an ancient ivory horn and the struggles of two sisters, separated by slavery, to reunite. All of the stories are populated by memorable characters such as a greedy monkey and ambitious ants, a pair of crickets forced to sing for their supper, a couple of fishermen who compete for a bride, and the Man-in-the-Moon and his wife
Member of
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Lane, Yoti
Dewey number
398.20966
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1902-1981
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  • Hughes-Stanton, Blair
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Dover Thrift Editions
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  • Tales
  • Animals
Target audience
adult
Label
African folk tales, (ebook)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486803036
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11607088
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11607088
System control number
MWT11607088
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
African folk tales, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486803036
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11607088
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11607088
System control number
MWT11607088
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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