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Ashley Bryan's African tales, uh-huh / retold and illustrated by Ashley Bryan.

Author/Creator:
Bryan, Ashley.
Other Title:
African tales, uh-huh
African tales
Edition:
[1st ed.]
Publication:
New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers [an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division, ©1998].
Format/Description:
Book
[8], 198, [2] pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Tales -- Africa.
Folklore -- Africa.
Folklore.
Tales.
Africa.
JUVENILE FICTION / Fairy Tales & Folklore / Anthologies.
Childrens subjects:
Folklore -- Africa.
Form/Genre:
Folklore.
Tales -- Africa -- Juvenile literature.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Summary:
Fourteen tales from Africa full of fun, magic, and few lessons to be learned.
Contents:
The Ox of the Wonderful Horns. Ananse, the spider in search of a fool; Frog and his two wives; Elephant and Frog go courting; Tortoise, Hare, and the sweet potatoes; The ox of the wonderful horns
Beat the Story-Drum, Pum-Pum. Hen and Frog; Why Bush Cow and Elephant are bad friends; The husband who counted the spoonfuls; Why Frog and Snake never play together; How animals got their tails
Lion and the Ostrich Chicks. Lion and the ostrich chicks; The son of the wind; Jackal's favorite game; The foolish boy.
Notes:
"First Edition"
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Banks Collection copy as "Guaranteed Reinforced Binding".
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1998
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0689820763 :
9780689820762
OCLC:
40047237
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