Mother Crocodile:

Mother Crocodile: "Maman-Caiman"

by Birago Diop, John L. Steptoe
     
 

A reissue of the Coretta Scott King Award-winning adaptation of a classic Senegalese folk tale.

"The translation is beautifully done, its cadence reflecting the oral tradition. A superb story, multidimensional in its perspective on history and ecology as well as on folklore."—Horn Book.

"Visually this book is stunning."—The New York Times Book

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Overview

A reissue of the Coretta Scott King Award-winning adaptation of a classic Senegalese folk tale.

"The translation is beautifully done, its cadence reflecting the oral tradition. A superb story, multidimensional in its perspective on history and ecology as well as on folklore."—Horn Book.

"Visually this book is stunning."—The New York Times Book Review.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780440064060
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/01/1981
Pages:
30

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