Ashley Bryan's African Tales, Uh-huh

Ashley Bryan's African Tales, Uh-huh

Book - 1998
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Come gather round, young and old, and hear these stories from Africa, retold and illustrated by the incomparable Ashley Bryan. The fourteen stories in this collection are some of his favorites, previously published in The Ox of the Wonderful Horns; Beat the Story-Drum, Pum-Pum (Coretta Scott King Award for Illustration); and Lion and the Ostrich Chicks (Coretta Scott King Honor Book).
Retold with rich, musical narration, and illustrated with Mr. Bryan's distinctive paintings, these tales are full of fun and magic and a few lessons to be learned. They are tales of tricksters, chieftains, and both wise and foolish creatures. You will learn why Frog and Snake never play together, or why Bush Cow and Elephant are bad friends, or of the problems that a husband has because he likes to count spoonfuls. Although the stories come from many parts of Africa, they are full of the universal human spirit, to be shared and treasured for every generation, uh-huh.
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c1998.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780689820762
0689820763
Branch Call Number: j 398.2096 AFRICA BRYAN A
Characteristics: 198 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Alternative Title: African tales, uh-huh

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