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Nigerian folk tales,

Author: Olawale Idewu; Omotayo Adu; Barbara K Walker; Warren S Walker
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J., Rutgers University Press [1961]
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Nigerian folk tales.
New Brunswick, N.J., Rutgers University Press [1961]
(OCoLC)644093061
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Olawale Idewu; Omotayo Adu; Barbara K Walker; Warren S Walker
ISBN: 0813503795 9780813503790
OCLC Number: 7998619
Description: 113 pages 22 cm
Contents: Tales of demon lovers. The hunter and the deer --
The hunter and the witch --
The hunter who was king --
The wolf-prince. Pourquoi stories. Why the sky is so far away --
Why the bat comes out only at night --
The hand and the fingers --
Why the tortoise's shell is cracked and crooked --
Why the fox chases the cock --
Why apes look like people --
Why twins are valued in Serki. Moral fables. The tortoise and the gourd of wisdom --
The test --
The man, the dove, and the hawk --
The bellicose chicken --
The lion and the goat --
The lion, the tortoise, and the boar --
The wasp and the bee --
Three friends and a treasure --
The tortoise and the hare --
The tortoise and the boar --
The tortoise and the snake --
The singing crow --
The country mouse and the city mouse --
Envy can kill. Trickster tales. Just say "ree" --
The three tasks --
The tortoise and the tug of war --
The elephant and the tortoise --
The girl who knew the king --
The body in the coffin --
The right recompense --
The lovers. Fertility tales. The promise --
Three wives and a porridge --
The man and the fertility porridge --
The tortoise and the forbidden porridge.
Responsibility: as told by Olawale Idewu and Omotayo Adu. Told to and edited by Barbara K. and Warren S. Walker. Text decorations by Margaret Barbour.

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