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Mwenye Hadithi

Overview
Works: 92 works in 196 publications in 6 languages and 9,683 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Folklore  Picture books  Drama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Creator
Classifications: PZ7.M975, [E]
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Publications about Mwenye Hadithi
Publications by Mwenye Hadithi
Most widely held works by Mwenye Hadithi
Hot Hippo by Mwenye Hadithi( Book )
16 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 1,418 libraries worldwide
Relates why the hippopotamus lives in water
Tricky Tortoise by Mwenye Hadithi( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 1,263 libraries worldwide
Tortoise outsmarts Elephant by proving he can jump right over the elephant's "tiny and stupid" head
Crafty Chameleon by Mwenye Hadithi( Book )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and Japanese and held by 1,217 libraries worldwide
The story of how clever little chameleon got the better of leopard and crocodile
Lazy lion by Mwenye Hadithi( Book )
19 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,147 libraries worldwide
A lazy and demanding lion orders the animals of his kingdom to build him a house before the Big Rain comes
Greedy zebra by Mwenye Hadithi( Book )
14 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 959 libraries worldwide
Relates how the animals of the world, once all a dull color, acquired their furs and spots and stripes and horns, and how Zebra's greedy appetite caused him to get his particular coloring
Baby Baboon by Mwenye Hadithi( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 764 libraries worldwide
When lazy Leopard cannot catch Hare for his dinner, he goes after Baby Baboon instead
Hungry hyena by Mwenye Hadithi( Book )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 705 libraries worldwide
Fish Eagle uses Hyena's overriding greed to teach him a lesson he won't soon forget when she tells him the biggest, sweetest meat is in the sky and he just has to climb up to get it
Click, clack, moo, cows that type and more amusing animal tales ( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 477 libraries worldwide
Doreen Cronin's hilarious tale about cows that type out their demands to Farmer Brown. Includes 6 more funny stories about animals
Cross Crocodile by Mwenye Hadithi( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Afrikaans and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Long ago on the Great African Plains it was so dry before the rain came that all the animals were hot, and thirsty, and hungry, except Cross Crocodile. This is the story of how Monkey tricked Crocodile into sharing his food with the other animals
Enormous Elephant by Mwenye Hadithi( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
The story of how Enormous Elephant came to wave his long trunk and swish his long tail on the Great Plains
Handsome hog by Mwenye Hadithi( Book )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
Laughing Giraffe by Mwenye Hadithi( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Afrikaans and English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
A giraffe learns that being loudest does not necessarily get the message across best
Running rhino by Mwenye Hadithi( Book )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Rhino runs everywhere. And as he runs, he leaves a wake of devastation in his path. The other animals are fed up of this rampant running and so Lion confronts him, telling him he must stop. Rhino refuses and challenges anyone to try and stop him. Out of all the animals it is little Tickbird who takes up his challenge, with interesting results!
Bumping Buffalo by Mwenye Hadithi( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Afrikaans and held by 176 libraries worldwide
"Bumping Buffalo liked to bump. He had great big horns with a huge pad in the middle, just right for bumping the other animals. This is the story of how Buffalo went looking for trouble and found it." --Back cover
Hot hippo by Mwenye Hadithi( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Hippo promises not to eat Ngai's little fishes in exchange for being allowed to live in the cool water instead of on dry land
Why Leopard has spots by Mwenye Hadithi( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Hot Hippo ( visu )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and Spanish and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Tells how Hippo wants to live in the cool water with the fish so he goes to the god Ngai and strikes a bargain to live in the water by day and on land by night
Who's in Rabbit's house and other tales from the African tradition ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
A series of traditional African folk tales and stories to delight children of all ages
Lazy lion / by Mwenye Hadithi ; illustrated by Adrienne Kennaway by Mwenye Hadithi( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
A lazy and demanding lion orders the animals of his kingdom to build him a house before the Big Rain comes
Celebrate reading! ( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Hadithi, Mwenye
Hobson, Bruce
Hobson, Bruce Denison
Hobson, Bruce Wirklicher Name
ウェニイー・ハディシィ
ハディシィ
ムウェニエ・ハディシ
Languages
English (95)
Afrikaans (8)
Japanese (3)
German (1)
Spanish (1)
Dutch (1)
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