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Traveling to Tondo : a tale of the Nkundo of Zaire

Author: Verna Aardema; Will Hillenbrand
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1994, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st Dragonfly Books edView all editions and formats
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On his way to his wedding, with his friends as attendants, a civet cat meets with extraordinary and unexpected delays. Bowane, the cat, has asked for the hand of a beautiful feline and is returning to his future wife's village with a basket of copper and trinkets. On the way, he invites one friend after another to accompany him. But delays stall the wedding party--for years--and when the entourage finally reaches  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Aardema, Verna.
Traveling to Tondo.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1994, c1991
(OCoLC)734730213
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Verna Aardema; Will Hillenbrand
ISBN: 067985309X : 9780679853091
OCLC Number: 30022961
Notes: "Dragonfly Books."
Description: [34] p. : col. ill. ; 24 x 26 cm.
Responsibility: retold by Verna Aardema ; illustrated by Will Hillenbrand.

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On his way to his wedding, with his friends as attendants, a civet cat meets with extraordinary and unexpected delays. Bowane, the cat, has asked for the hand of a beautiful feline and is returning to his future wife's village with a basket of copper and trinkets. On the way, he invites one friend after another to accompany him. But delays stall the wedding party--for years--and when the entourage finally reaches Tondo, they are not welcome. This satisfying tale owes its success to a clean, straightforward telling and beautiful illustrations. Perfect for reading aloud, this is a traveling tale for all collections.

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