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Black folktales

Author: Julius Lester; Tom Feelings
Publisher: New York : R.W. Baron, 1969.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Twelve tales of African and Afro-American origin include "How God Made the Butterflies," "The Girl With the Large Eyes," "Stagolee," and "People Who Could Fly."
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lester, Julius.
Black folktales.
New York, R.W. Baron, 1969
(OCoLC)566058761
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julius Lester; Tom Feelings
OCLC Number: 54597
Description: ix, 159 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Origins: / How God made the butterflies / Why apes looks like people / Why men have to work / How the snake got his rattles; / Love: / The girl with the large eyes / The son of Kim-Ana-u-eze and the Daughter of the Sun and the Moon / Jack and the Devil's daughter; / Heroes: / High John the Conquerer / Stagolee; / People: The Old man wouldn't take advice / People who could fly / Keep on stepping.
Responsibility: Julius Lester ; illustrated by Tom Feelings.

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Twelve tales of African and Afro-American origin include "How God Made the Butterflies," "The Girl With the Large Eyes," "Stagolee," and "People Who Could Fly."

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