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The lion's whiskers : tales of high Africa

Author: Russell G Davis; Brent K Ashabranner; James G Teason
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, [1959]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Presents a collection of tales from Ethiopian folklore.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Folk tales
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Davis, Russell G.
Lion's whiskers.
Boston, Little, Brown [1959]
(OCoLC)577644667
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell G Davis; Brent K Ashabranner; James G Teason
OCLC Number: 1293669
Description: 191 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Hyena man. The lion's whiskers --
The Habasha and the king of kings. The snake in the bottle ; The king's black curtain --
The Amharas : rulers of high Africa. The bob-tailed monkey and the king's honey ; The gold-lined donkey ; Digit the midget ; To outleap a rabbit ; The smiling innkeeper ; Lion bones and the Gardula magicians --
The only people. The lion's share ; Know your own strength ; The fight with Crazy Man --
The Gallas : mounted warriors of high Africa. Four good men ; The brave prince ; A most generous host ; The wise judge ; King Firdy the just ; The long walk --
The Guragies : workmen of high Africa. Live alone, die alone ; Gift for the lazy ; The ant and the tower to God --
The Shankilla. We kill the snake god ; The peace between the leopard and the antelope ; The ungrateful snake --
The ancient land of Tigre. How God helped Mammo ; The prize ; Saint Gabre Manfas and his animals --
Falasha : the mystery people. King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba ; The gift and the giver --
The Somalis : wizards of lion country. The three suitors ; The man with a lion head in a can ; The talkative turtle.
Responsibility: by Russell Davis and Brent Ashabranner ; with illustrations by James G. Teason.

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Presents a collection of tales from Ethiopian folklore.

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