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Nelson Mandela's favorite African folktales.

Author: Nelson Mandela
Publisher: New York : Norton, 2002.
Edition/Format:   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 p. : col. ill., col. 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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