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A Pride of African Tales


A Pride of African Tales by Amistad at Dream Africa H. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. This treasure trove of lavishly illustrated stories comes from different regions in Africa. In ''Anansi,'' an uproarious story from Ghana, the tables


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This treasure trove of lavishly illustrated stories comes from different regions in Africa. In "Anansi," an uproarious story from Ghana, the tables are turned on lazy Anansi. "The Boy Who Wanted the Moon," set in the Congo, explains why there are monkeys in the world. "Shansa Mutongo Shima," a thrilling story of the Tabura people from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, reveals the dangers of judging by appearances. In "The Roof of Leaves," from the Congo, a married couple learns a lesson about anger and forgiveness. "The Wedding Basket," set in Nigeria, is a cautionary tale about taboos. In "The Talking Skull," from Cameroon, a foolish man learns too late the wisdom of keeping his mouth shut.

Each tale reflects the rhythms and cadences of the storyteller's muse. For her research, Donna Washington consulted as many written and oral sources as she could find. And award-winning artist James Ransome's stunning water-color paintings illuminate the diversity of the African people, clothing, architecture, landscape, and wildlife. Readers will discover that despite the variety, these stories about human foibles hold universal truths for everyone, everywhere.

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Manufacturer:Amistad
Publisher:Amistad
Studio:Amistad
EAN:9780060249298
Item Weight:1.28 pounds
Item Size:0.25 x 11 x 11 inches
Package Weight:1.25 pounds
Package Size:8.6 x 0.6 x 0.6 inches

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