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A ring of tricksters : animal tales from America, the West Indies, and Africa

Author: Virginia Hamilton; Barry Moser; Angela Biola; Kathleen Westray; Blue Sky Press.
Publisher: New York : Blue Sky Press, ©1997
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Eleven trickster tales that show the migration of African culture to America via the West Indies.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Folk tales
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Juvenile fiction
Folklore Juvenile fiction
Folklore
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Hamilton; Barry Moser; Angela Biola; Kathleen Westray; Blue Sky Press.
ISBN: 0590473743 9780590473743
OCLC Number: 36023926
Notes: "The paintings ... were executed in transparent watercolor on paper handmade at the Barcham Green Mills in Maidstone, Kent, Great Britain, for the Royal Watercolour Society. The three text typefaces used are Kennerly for the American Tricksters, Berkley for the West Indian Tricksters, & Goudy Oldstyle for the African Tricksters. All three types were designed by Frederic W. Goudy. The illustrator would like to especially thank Heinrich Kley & Wilhelm Raulbach for their work, which the illustrator has unabashedly and freely quoted. Production supervision by Angela Biola ; The book was designed by Kathleen Westray & Barry Moser"--Colophon.
Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature copy inscribed by the author.
Description: 111, [1] p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
Contents: The story ring of trickster tales: a note from the author --
Tricksters: American --
Buh Rabby and Bruh Gator --
Buzzard and Wren have a race --
The cat and the rat --
Bruh Wolf and Bruh Rabbit join together --
Tricksters: West Indian --
The one, Anansi --
Magic Anansi --
Cunnie Anansie does some good --
Tricksters: African --
Cunnie Rabbit and Spider make a match --
How Chameleon became a ride --
Old Mister Turtle gets a whipping --
The animals share --
About these tales.
Responsibility: Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Barry Moser.
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Eleven trickster tales that show the migration of African culture to America via the West Indies.

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