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Fire came to the earth people : a Dahomean folktale

Author: Susan L Roth
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Dell Pub., 1994, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The earth animals fail in every attempt to capture fire from the selfish moon god Mawu, until Chameleon and Tortoise combine their talents and help bring light and warmth to the newly-created earth.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan L Roth
ISBN: 044040844X : 9780440408444
OCLC Number: 31070386
Notes: "A picture yearling book."
"Based on a Dahomean folktale called Stealing fire from the creator: why chameleon and tortoise are respected"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Susan L. Roth.

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The earth animals fail in every attempt to capture fire from the selfish moon god Mawu, until Chameleon and Tortoise combine their talents and help bring light and warmth to the newly-created earth.

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