Cow-Tail Switch: And Other West African Stories

Cow-Tail Switch: And Other West African Stories

by Harold Courlander, George Herzog, Madye Lee Chastain
     
 

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"The stories of West Africa are about men and animals, about kings, warriors, and hunters. They tell about clever people and stupid people, about good ones and bad ones, about how things and animals got to be how they are. Sometimes they are just tall tales. There are stories about Frog, Rabbit, Turtle, Guinea Fowl, and all the other animals that West Africans know

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"The stories of West Africa are about men and animals, about kings, warriors, and hunters. They tell about clever people and stupid people, about good ones and bad ones, about how things and animals got to be how they are. Sometimes they are just tall tales. There are stories about Frog, Rabbit, Turtle, Guinea Fowl, and all the other animals that West Africans know. Some of the stories make you think. Some make you laugh.
Here are some of the stories of the people of the forests, the seacoast, the hills, and the plains.
The people of West Africa give them to you."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312380069
Publisher:
Square Fish
Publication date:
04/29/2008
Edition description:
STRIPPABLE
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
873,663
Product dimensions:
5.16(w) x 7.76(h) x 0.44(d)
Lexile:
720L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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