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The long grass whispers

Author: Geraldine Elliot; Sheila Hawkins
Publisher: New York : Schocken Books, [1968] ©1939
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First Schochen editionView all editions and formats
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A collection of folk tales told by the Ngoni people of Africa about the animals of their country--iguanas, baboons, hyenas, warthogs, and others.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Elliot, Geraldine.
Long grass whispers.
New York, Schocken Books [1968, ©1939]
(OCoLC)735509855
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geraldine Elliot; Sheila Hawkins
OCLC Number: 442182
Description: vii, 132 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The iguana who was always right --
The hyena's sack --
The tortoise and the hyena --
The quarrel --
The well --
The monkey and the hyena --
The guilty frog --
The broken friendship --
The antelope's party --
The baboons --
The number of spots --
The trap --
The swallow and the mole --
Kalulu's pumpkins --
The greedy hyena.
Responsibility: By Geraldine Elliot ; Illustrated by Sheila Hawkins.

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A collection of folk tales told by the Ngoni people of Africa about the animals of their country--iguanas, baboons, hyenas, warthogs, and others.

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