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The cow-tail switch, and other West African stories

Author: Harold Courlander; George Herzog
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 1986, ©1974.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st Henry Holt pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Contains seventeen stories gathered from the Ashantis of West Africa.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Courlander; George Herzog
ISBN: 080500288X 9780805002881 0805002987 9780805002980 0030357454 9780030357459
OCLC Number: 16117381
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 1948
Description: 143 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Africa is many things" --
Cow-tail switch --
Kaddo's wall --
Talk --
One you don't see coming --
Kassa, the strong one --
Anansi's fishing expedition --
Younde goes to town --
Singing tortoise --
Time --
Messenger to Maftam --
Guinea fowl and rabbit get justice --
Anansi and Nothing go hunting for wives --
How Soko brought debt to Ashanti --
Hungry spider and the turtle --
Throw mountains --
Ansige Karamba, the glutton --
Don't shake hands with everybody.
Responsibility: by Harold Courlander and George Herzog ; drawings by Madye Lee Chastain.

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Contains seventeen stories gathered from the Ashantis of West Africa.

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