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When lion could fly : and other tales from Africa / told by Nick Greaves ; illustrated by Rod Clement.

Greaves, Nick. (Author). Clement, Rod, (illi.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library J 398.24 GRE (Text) 39206017551316 J Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0812063449 (hardcover) :
  • ISBN: 0812016254 (pbk.) :
  • Physical Description: 144 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's, 1993.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-144).
Formatted Contents Note:
Stories: Serval and tortoise (Tswana) -- How serval got his spots (Ndebele) -- Lion and caracal (Batonka) -- Caracal, eland, and jackal (Bushman) -- Why mongoose kills snakes (Bushman) -- Why bat flies at night (Zulu) -- Why aardvark lives underground (Shona) -- The kindly aardvark (Kikuyu) -- Why pangolin has scales (Angoni) -- Why porcupine has quills (Batonka) -- Monkey's heart (Swahili) -- Why monkeys look like people (Shona) -- What squirrel saw (Hambakushu) -- Squirrel and spider's web (Bushman) -- Kudu and jackal go swimming (Swazi) -- Kudu's wonderful horns (Swazi)
(cont.) Why bushbuck has a red coat (Herero) -- Duiker saves Chief Khama I (Bamangwato) -- When lion could fly (and Why vulture scavenges) (Hottentot) -- Why there are cracks in tortoise's shell (Barotse) --Why guinea fowl calls at dawn (and why flies buzz) (Ekoi) --Honeyguide's revenge (Ndebele) -- The birds' great race (Bushman) --The hare and the crocodile (Hambakushu) -- Python saves the animals (Swazi) -- Why python can shed his skin (Mende) -- chameleon and First Man (Ndebele) -- Chameleon and the greedy spider (Bushman) -- Why dung beetle is so strong (Ghana)
Subject: Tales > Africa.
Animals > Africa > Folklore.

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