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Why the crab has no head : an African tale / retold and illustrated by Barbara Knutson.

Author/Creator:
Knutson, Barbara, author, illustrator.
Publication:
Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, 1987. , ©1987
Format/Description:
Book
24 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 20 x 24 cm
Subjects:
Folklore -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Juvenile literature.
Crabs -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
Creation -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
Crabs.
Creation.
Folklore.
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Folklore -- Zaire.
Crabs -- Folklore.
Childrens subjects:
Folklore -- Congo (Democratic Republic)
Crabs -- Folklore.
Creation -- Folklore.
Medical subjects:
Folklore -- Zaire.
Crabs -- Folklore.
Form/Genre:
Literature.
Children's nonfiction.
Folklore.
Juvenile works.
Folklore.
Juvenile works.
Literature.
Place of Publication:
United States Minnesota Minneapolis.
Summary:
Retells the African folktale from the Bakongo people of Zaire in which Crab's pride influences his creator, who leaves Crab without a head to make him humble.
Notes:
"Copyright ©1987 by Carolrhoda Books, Inc."--verso of title page.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1987
Contributor:
Carolrhoda Books, Inc. (Minneapolis, Minn.), publisher.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0876143222
9780876143223
OCLC:
16227077
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