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The village of round and square houses / Ann Grifalconi.

Author/Creator:
Grifalconi, Ann, author, illustrator.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication:
Boston ... : Little, Brown and Company, [1986] , ©1986.
Format/Description:
Book
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 27 cm
Subjects:
Folklore -- Cameroon -- Juvenile literature.
Africa -- Juvenile fiction.
Folklore -- Cameroon -- Juvenile literature.
Folklore.
Africa.
Cameroon.
Folklore -- Cameroon.
Africa -- Folklore.
Childrens subjects:
Folklore -- Cameroon.
Form/Genre:
Literature.
Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Folklore.
Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Literature.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Boston.
Summary:
A grandmother explains to her listeners why in their village on the side of a volcano the men live in square houses and the women in round ones.
Notes:
Art techniques used: Soft pastels in vivid colors.
Caldecott Honor Book, 1987.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dust jacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1986
Contributor:
Little, Brown and Company, publisher.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0316328626
9780316328623
155592929X
9781555929299
0329044753
0758701608
9780329044756
9780758701602
9780316328593
0316328596
OCLC:
12692705
Publisher Number:
RAC 326
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