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A Ring of Tricksters: Animal Tales from America, the West Indies, and Africa

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Publisher Comments:

Meet America's Bruh Fox, the West Indies' Anansi spider, Africa's Cunnie Rabbit, and many more fantastic animals in witty tales from three rich traditions of storytelling. Following the migration of stories via the slave trade during the Plantation Era, Hamilton presents readers with a fascinating history of the first African Americans and the wonderful stories they brought with them to the West Indies and America.

Synopsis:

Following the migration of stories during the Plantation Era, Newbery Medalist Virginia Hamilton presents a fascinating history of the first African Americans and the wonderful stories they brought with them to the West Indies and America. Full color.

About the Author

BARRY MOSER is the prize-winning illustrator of many beautiful books for children and adults, including Harcourt's Telling Time with Big Mama Cat and Sit, Truman!, both co-illustrated by his daughter Cara Moser and written by Dan Harper. He has won the American Book Award and earned accolades from the American Library Association and the American Institute of Graphic Arts. Mr. Moser lives in western Massachusetts. TONY JOHNSTON's numerous books for children include It's About Dogs, illustrated by Ted Rand, Very Scary, illustrated by Douglas Florian, and The Day of the Dead, illustrated by Jeanette Winter. She lives with her family in California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780590473743
Subtitle:
Tales From America, West Indies and Africa
ill.:
Moser, Barry
Author:
Hamilton, Virginia
Author:
Moser, Barry
Publisher:
Blue Sky Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
Tales
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Tricksters
Subject:
Folklore -- Southern States.
Subject:
Folklore -- Africa
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series Volume:
no. SRB 96-04
Publication Date:
19971101
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
12 x 8 in
Age Level:
04-08

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"Synopsis" by , Following the migration of stories during the Plantation Era, Newbery Medalist Virginia Hamilton presents a fascinating history of the first African Americans and the wonderful stories they brought with them to the West Indies and America. Full color.
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