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Zomo the Rabbit: A Trickster Tale from West Africa

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Zomo the rabbit, a trickster from West Africa, wants wisdom. But he must accomplish three apparently impossible tasks before Sky God will give him what he wants. Is he clever enough to do as Sky God asks? and#147;The tale moves along with the swift concision of a good joke, right down to its satisfying punch line.and#8221;--Publishers Weekly and#147;Wildly exuberant, full of slapstick and mischief, this version of an enduring Nigerian trickster tale, featuring a clever rabbit, is a storytellerand#8217;s delight.and#8221;--Booklist

Synopsis:

Zomo the Rabbit, an African trickster, sets out to gain wisdom.

About the Author

GERALD MCDERMOTT (1941-2012) was an internationally acclaimed author-illustratorand#160;of books for children. A graduate of Pratt Institute in New York City and a lifelong artist, heand#160;began his career asand#160;an animated filmmaker before moving into the creation of children's books based on storytelling traditions from around the world. He was awarded the Caldecott Medal and two Caldecott Honors; his extensive and influential body of work includes six popular picture books focusing on the trickster motif. Devoted to oral tradition and the transformative power of mythology, he was the first Fellow of the Joseph Campbell Foundation and served as a consultant on mythology in education. www.geraldmcdermott.com

Product Details

ISBN:
9780152010102
Author:
McDermott, Gerald
Publisher:
Voyager Paperbacks
Illustrator:
McDermott, Gerald
Author:
McDermott, Gerald
Location:
San Diego :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Country/Ethnic-General
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Rabbits
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - African
Subject:
Africa, West
Subject:
Folklore -- Africa, West.
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade Paper, Picture
Series Volume:
RN-0283
Publication Date:
19960531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from K up to 2
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
9 x 11 in 0.37 lb
Age Level:
04-08

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