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Hyena And The Moon

Hyena And The Moon

by Heather Mcneil, Joan P. Garner
     
 

Gathered from 7 of the more than 40 ethnic groups of Kenya, these stores are brought to you both as original translations and as lively, ready-to-use retellings. Ethnic groups respresented are the Kikuyu, Turkana, Akamba, Kipsigis, Taita, Luhya, and Samburu. Cultural and historical background information on the groups, notes on the stories, lists of further

Overview

Gathered from 7 of the more than 40 ethnic groups of Kenya, these stores are brought to you both as original translations and as lively, ready-to-use retellings. Ethnic groups respresented are the Kikuyu, Turkana, Akamba, Kipsigis, Taita, Luhya, and Samburu. Cultural and historical background information on the groups, notes on the stories, lists of further resources, and tips for retelling make this collection useful to librarians, storytellers, public speakers, teachers, and parents. The fascinating account of McNeils's own experiences and observations in collecting the tales is woven throughout the book. Beautiful color photos of Kenyan storytellers and the animals portrayed in the stories illustrate her journey and the tales.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563081699
Publisher:
Libraries Unlimited
Publication date:
09/05/2000
Series:
World Folklore Series
Pages:
171
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
5 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

HEATHER MCNEIL is Manager of Youth Services at Deschutes Public Libraries, Bend, Oregon. An actress, author, and third-generation storyteller, McNeil has represented the United States at International Storytelling Festivals in New Zealand and Scotland.

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