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By Hugh Vernon-Jackson

This interesting selection of conventional African folks stories introduces you to a number of attention-grabbing humans and strange animals. Eighteen genuine fables, recorded as they have been advised by means of tribal individuals of Nigerian and different cultures, diversity from the imaginitive "Story of a Farmer and 4 Hyenas" to an unique account of "The guy with Seven Dogs."
In "The Magic Crocodile," you are going to meet a reptile with very unusual powers, whereas "The Boy within the Drum" teaches a worthwhile lesson within the significance of obeying one's mom and dad. In "The Hare and the Crownbird," an exceptional, feathered pal is rewarded for its acts of kindness. you will additionally examine why a ram has a wide head and a tortoise a small one in "The grasping yet crafty Tortoise"; and in "A She-Goat and Her Children," you will discover how a smart animal controlled to supply nutrients for her children.
Set in huge, easy-to-read sort and greater with Yuko Green's 19 energetic illustrations, this selection of widespread folks stories will satisfaction readers of all ages.

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