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Mother Crocodile = Maman-Caïman

Author: Birago Diop; Rosa Guy; John Steptoe
Publisher: New York : Doubleday Book for Young Readers, [1993], ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Because Mother Crocodile tells stories of the past, the little crocodiles choose to believe she is crazy until almost too late they learn otherwise.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Birago Diop; Rosa Guy; John Steptoe
ISBN: 0385308035 9780385308038
OCLC Number: 27859274
Notes: "February 1993"--T.p. verso.
"This edition was originally published in 1981 by Delacorte Press"--T.p. verso.
"Maman-Caïman," an Ouolof folktale from Senegal, West Africa, appeared in Les Contes d'Amadou Koumba by Birago Diop"--T.p. verso.
Awards: Coretta Scott King Award, illustrator, 1982.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Other Titles: Maman-Caïman.
Responsibility: by Birago Diop ; translated and adapted by Rosa Guy ; illustrated by John Steptoe.

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Because Mother Crocodile tells stories of the past, the little crocodiles choose to believe she is crazy until almost too late they learn otherwise.

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