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Rabbit makes a monkey of Lion : a Swahili tale / retold by Verna Aardema ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney.

Author/Creator:
Aardema, Verna.
Publication:
New York : Puffin Pied Piper, 1993.
Series:
Picture Puffins.
Picture Puffins
Format/Description:
Book
[32] unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Subjects:
Rabbits -- Juvenile fiction.
Lion -- Juvenile fiction.
Children's stories, Swahili.
Swahili-speaking peoples -- Folklore.
Tricksters -- Sudan -- Juvenile fiction.
Sudan -- Folklore.
Children's stories, Swahili.
Lion.
Rabbits.
Swahili-speaking peoples.
Tricksters.
Sudan.
Childrens subjects:
Folklore -- Africa.
Animals -- Folklore.
Form/Genre:
Fiction.
Folklore.
Juvenile works.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Summary:
A secret joke almost leads to disaster in this comic Sudanese folktale. A Swahili tale of a wily little rabbit outwitting the big brawny lion.
Notes:
"First Puffin Pied Piper Printing 1993."
Originally published in hardcover by Dial Books for Young Readers A Division of Penguin Books USA Inc."
"The full-color artwork was prepared using pencil, colored pencils, and watercolor. It was then color-separated and reproduced as red, blue, yellow and black halftones."
American Bookseller Pick of the Lists.
Parents' Choice Award.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copies 1 & 2 presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copies 1 & 2)
Penn Chronology:
1993
1989
Contributor:
Pinkney, Jerry, illustrator.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
014054593X
9780140545937
OCLC:
32248287
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