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African myths

Author: Neil Morris; Fiona Sansom; Graham Kennedy
Publisher: New York : Skyview Books/Windmill Books, ©2009.
Series: Myths from many lands.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides a brief introduction to early African civilization, a retelling of fifteen African myths, and a who's who of characters.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Folklore
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Morris; Fiona Sansom; Graham Kennedy
ISBN: 9781607542155 1607542153 9781607542162 1607542161
OCLC Number: 317987745
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 28 cm.
Contents: In the beginning --
The first person on Earth --
Stealing the sun --
King of beasts --
Anansi and the story box --
Anansi and the chameleon --
Chinchinguane and the river spirit --
Ulu the wise tortoise --
Daughter of the star --
Elephant and the rain god --
Honey-bird and the brothers --
Tortoise and baboon --
Finger-sized Fereyel --
Cleaver, lazy rabbit --
Why monkeys live in trees --
Who's who in African myths.
Series Title: Myths from many lands.
Responsibility: Neil Morris ; [illustrators, Fiona Sansom and Graham Kennedy].

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This book provides a brief introduction to early African civilization, a retelling of fifteen African myths, and a who's who of characters.

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