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Why the crab has no head : an African tale

Author: Barbara Knutson
Publisher: Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, [1987] ©1987
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Retells the African folktale from the Bakongo people of Zaire in which Crab's pride influences his creator, who leaves Crab without a head to make him humble.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Folklore
Juvenile works
Literature
Juvenile literature
Folklore Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Knutson
ISBN: 0876143222 9780876143223
OCLC Number: 16227077
Description: 24 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 20 x 24 cm
Responsibility: retold and illustrated by Barbara Knutson.

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Retells the African folktale from the Bakongo people of Zaire in which Crab's pride influences his creator, who leaves Crab without a head to make him humble.

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