Fire Came to the Earth People: A Dahomean Folktale

Fire Came to the Earth People: A Dahomean Folktale

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by Susan L. Roth
     
 

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Long ago the people of Dahomey told a tale of the days when the world was new, and the only Earth people were animals. They lived in cold and darkness because Mawu, the selfish Moon god, kept all the fire to herself. At last, little Chameleon and slow Tortoise, working together, found a way to outwit Mawu.See more details below

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Long ago the people of Dahomey told a tale of the days when the world was new, and the only Earth people were animals. They lived in cold and darkness because Mawu, the selfish Moon god, kept all the fire to herself. At last, little Chameleon and slow Tortoise, working together, found a way to outwit Mawu.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Exuberant cut-paper collages animate this retelling of a traditional Dahomean folktale. Ages 5-8. (June)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781623343880
Publisher:
StarWalk Kids Media
Publication date:
11/26/2012
Sold by:
Seymour Science
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
9 MB
Age Range:
5 - 8 Years

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