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The zebra's stripes and other African animal tales

Author: Dianne Stewart; Kathy Pienaar
Publisher: Cape Town : Struik Publishers, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Aimed at children across the African continent, this collection of folk tales find their origins in tribes from all over Africa.

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Genre/Form: Anthologie
Kinderbuch
Nonfiction
Folklore
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dianne Stewart; Kathy Pienaar
ISBN: 1868729516 9781868729517
OCLC Number: 61267139
Description: 143 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 23 cm
Contents: The zebra's stripes --
Why Zebra has no horns --
Interesting facts about Zebra --
How Leopard got his spots --
Leopard club --
Interesting facts about Leopard --
How Lion and Warthog became Enemies --
Spider deceives Lion --
Interesting facts about Lion --
Wildebeest and Zebra's friendship --
Interesting facts about Wildebeest --
Baboon's revenge on Leopard --
Why there is a kink in Baboon's tail --
Interesting facts about Chacma Baboon --
How Giraffe Acquired His Long Neck --
Interesting facts about Giraffe --
Peace among the animals --
Jackal, the trickster --
Interesting facts about Black-backed Jackal --
Hyena and Jackal: the Cloud eaters --
The great feast --
Hyena, Lion and Leopard trick Donkey --
Interesting facts about Spotted Hyena --
How porcupine acquired his quills --
Interesting facts about Porcupine --
Why Hippopotamus Lives in the Water --
Hippopotamus and Elephant test their Strength --
Interesting facts about Hippopotamus --
The marriage of Elephant and the rain --
Interesting facts about Elephant --
Why Warthog has small tusks --
Interesting facts about Warthog --
Why Tortoise's shell is cracked --
Tortoise deceives Elephant --
Interesting facts about Leopard Tortoise --
Why Monkeys choose to live up trees --
Monkey the Musician --
Monkey carries the Drum --
Interesting facts about Vervet Monkey --
Why Hare has a split lip --
Mischievous hare --
Interesting facts about Scrub Hare --
Why Hen was not eaten by Crocodile --
Crocodile is carried to the River --
Crocodile tears --
Interesting facts about Crocodile --
The buffalo and the bees --
Interesting facts about African buffalo --
Mantis gives the buck their colours --
Interesting facts about Gemsbok --
Interesting facts about the Red Hartebeest --
Interesting facts about Eland --
Interesting facts about Quagga --
Interesting facts about Springbok.
Responsibility: retold by Dianne Stewart ; illustrated by Kathy Pienaar.

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