Winner of the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Award and the Mr. Christie's Book Award
A well-known Bantu tale brought to dramatic life by extraordinary pictures depicting Africa in an uncliched way.
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Winner of the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Award and the Mr. Christie's Book AwardA well-known Bantu tale brought to dramatic life by extraordinary pictures depicting Africa in an uncliched way.
other books by Celia Lottridge
Paperback|Nov 1 2007
Board Book|Apr 1 2009
Paperback|Aug 14 2012
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10:0888990979
ISBN - 13:9780888990976
Appropriate for ages: 5
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"A lively African folktale that celebrates effort rather than talent...A strong read-aloud, handsomely illustrated." - Booklist
"The steady cadence of the text makes the story a worthy addition to the storytelling shelf, and young readers should also find it satisfying reading." - School Library Journal
"The story moves quickly in an easy, conversational style." - Horn Book