The Story of Little Black Sambo by Helen Bannerman

The Story of Little Black Sambo

byHelen Bannerman

Kobo ebook | November 27, 2011

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There is very little to say about the story of LITTLE BLACK SAMBO. Once upon a time there was an English lady in India, where black children abound and tigers are everyday affairs, who had two little girls. To amuse these little girls she used now and then to invent stories, for which, being extremely talented, she also drew and coloured the pictures. Among these stories LITTLE BLACK SAMBO, which was made up on a long railway journey, was the favourite; and it has been put into a DUMPY BOOK, and the pictures copies as exactly as possible, in the hope that you will like it as much as the two little girls did.
Title:The Story of Little Black SamboFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 27, 2011Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:2819931235

ISBN - 13:9782819931232

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from What a GREAT book!!! When I originally read this book, I was a little startled by the apparent racism at the core of the story. However, as I finished the book and thought about what it said, I realized it expressed no racist values; it simply presented a fantastic story about family and love in a slightly outdated setting. Definitely a classic children's story and a great read for kids!!!
Date published: 2000-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Inspired me to be a Reader Little Black Sambo is the book that inspired me to become a life long reader. It is the first book that I can remember being read to me and I loved it! The story is about a child who saves himself from being devoured by a series of tigers in the jungle by giving each of them a piece of his new outfit. This brave and intelligent boy not only saves his own life but also provides a treat for his family at the end of the day. Pure magic! I probably requested that story about 300 times when I was a child and my daughter loved it too! It has survived 100 years and with good reason.
Date published: 2000-08-03