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Nelson Mandela's favorite African folktales.

Author: Nelson Mandela
Publisher: New York : Norton, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of traditional stories from different parts of Africa, featuring varied characters and themes--some familiar, some newer.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile materials
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nelson Mandela
ISBN: 0393052125 9780393052121
OCLC Number: 49584074
Description: 143 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 28 cm
Contents: The enchanting song of the magical bird (Tanzania) --
The cat who came indoors (Zimbabwe) --
The great thirst (San, Southern Africa) --
King Lion's gifts (Khoi, Southern Africa) --
The message (Namibia) --
The snake chief (West Africa/Zululand, South Africa) --
How Hlakanyana outwitted the monster (Nguni, South Africa) --
Words as sweet as honey from Sankhambi (Venda, South Africa) --
Mmutla and Phiri (Botswana) --
The lion, the hare, and the hyena (Kenya) --
Mmadipetsane (Lesotho) --
Kamiyo of the river (Transkei, South Africa) --
Spider and the crows (Nigeria) --
Natiki (Namaqualand, South Africa) --
The hare and the tree spirit (Xhosa, South Africa) --
The mantis and the moon (San, Southern Africa) --
The snake with seven heads (Xhosa, South Africa) --
The hare's revenge (Zambia) --
The wolf queen (Cape Malay) --
Van Hunks and the Devil (Cape Dutch) --
Wolf and jackal and the barrel of butter (Cape Dutch) --
The cloud princess (Swaziland) --
The guardian of the pool (Central Africa/Zululand, South Africa) --The sultan's daughter (Cape Malay) --
The ring of the king (Mythical African kingdom) --
The clever snake charmer (Morocco) --
Asmodeus and the bottle of djinns (South African English) --
Sakunaka, the handsome young man (Zimbabwe) --
The mother who turned to dust (Malawi) --
Mpipidi and the motlopi tree (Botswana) --
Fesito goes to market (Uganda) --
Sannie Langtand and the visitor (South African English).
Other Titles: Favorite African folktales
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Mandela, the Nobel Laureate for Peace, has selected 32 African stories for this extraordinary new book, an anthology that presents Africa's oldest folk tales to the children of the world. Full color.  Read more...

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