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Tales from Africa 1 edition

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Tales from Africa
retold by Kathleen Arnott ; illustrated by Rosamund Fowler.

Published 2000 by Oxford University Press in Oxford .

Table of Contents

Why the dog is the friend of man
The man who learned the language of the animals
Tortoise and the lizard
The rubber man
Tortoise and the baboon
Spider and the lion
Thunder and lightning
Why the crab has no head or how the first river was made
A test of skill
The tale of the superman
Why the bush-fowl calls at dawn and why flies buzz
Spider and squirrel
Unanana and the elephant
Spider's web
The magic horns
Snake magic
Hare and the corn bins
What the squirrel saw
Hare and the hyena
The calabash children
The blacksmith's dilemma
The magic drum
Why the sun and moon live in the sky
The monkey's heart
The children who lived in a tree-house
Why the bat flies at night
Tug of war
The discontented fish
Hallabau's jealousy
Goto, King of the land and the water
The singing drum and the mysterious pumpkin
The snake chief
The two brothers
Fereyel and Debbo Engal the witch.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.
Originally published as: African myths and legends, 1962.


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GR350 .A76 2000

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214 p. :
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