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Here are five Nigerian folktales, retold in language as rhythmic as the beat of the story-drum, and illustrated with vibrant, evocative woodcuts.

Synopsis:

Here are five Nigerian folktales, retold in language as rhythmic as the beat of the story-drum, and illustrated with vibrant, evocative woodcuts.

About the Author

Ashley Bryan grew up to the sound of his mother singing from morning to night, and he has shared the joy of song with children ever since. A beloved illustrator, he has been the recipient of the Coretta Scott King—Virginia Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award; he has also been a May Hill Arbuthnot lecturer, a Coretta Scott King Award winner, and the recipient of countless other awards and recognitions. He lives in Islesford, one of the Cranberry Isles off the coast of Maine, where he can often be found with a cluster of children, all singing.Ashley Bryan grew up to the sound of his mother singing from morning to night, and he has shared the joy of song with children ever since. A beloved illustrator, he has been the recipient of the Coretta Scott King—Virginia Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award; he has also been a May Hill Arbuthnot lecturer, a Coretta Scott King Award winner, and the recipient of countless other awards and recognitions. He lives in Islesford, one of the Cranberry Isles off the coast of Maine, where he can often be found with a cluster of children, all singing.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780689711077
Author:
Bryan, Ashley
Publisher:
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Legends, Myths, & Fables - General
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Tales
Subject:
Nigeria
Subject:
Folk-lore, nigerian
Subject:
Folklore -- Nigeria.
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
Tales -- Nigeria.
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B221
Series:
Aladdin Books
Series Volume:
no. 80
Publication Date:
May 1987
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.5 in 6.685 oz
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
08-12

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"Synopsis" by , Here are five Nigerian folktales, retold in language as rhythmic as the beat of the story-drum, and illustrated with vibrant, evocative woodcuts.
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