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African myths & legends

Author: Philip Ardagh; Georgia Peters
Publisher: Chicago : World Book, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of traditional tales from Africa, reflecting the cultures and religions from which the stories come.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Ardagh; Georgia Peters
ISBN: 0716626055 9780716626053 0716626136 9780716626138
OCLC Number: 47182597
Notes: Originally published: Parsippany, NJ : Dillon Press, 1999.
Includes index.
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm.
Contents: Myth or legend? --
Myths & legends of Africa --
Challenge and the messenger --
Battle with death --
How the animals came --
Race to be king --
Kigbo and the bush spirits --
Children of the gourds --
Lion man and the cattle --
Myths and legends resources --
Who's who in myths and legends --
Myths and legends glossary.
Other Titles: African myths and legends
Responsibility: as told by Philip Ardagh ; illustrated by Georgia Peters.

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A collection of traditional tales from Africa, reflecting the cultures and religions from which the stories come.

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