When the World Began

When the World Began

Stories Collected in Ethiopia

Book - 2000
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Stories about animals and hunters, wise stories, funny stories, stories about cunning and trickery, love and goodness. These stories are written down here for the first time ever. The author has travelled around Ethiopia collecting stories from this incredibly diverse country. There are stories like those of Aesop, the Bible and Grimm. They are retold by a prize-winning children's author who loves the country. Elizabeth Laird has won the Reader's Choice award for the Smarties, the children's Book award and has been shortlisted for the Carnegie. She has previously published with Egmont, Macmillan, Collins and Hodder. She has spent two years travelling to gather these stories.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
ISBN: 9780192745354
Branch Call Number: j 398.2096 ETHIOPIA LAIRD E
Characteristics: 96 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm.


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