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Publisher Comments:

When a bird steals the lucky grain of corn his parents gave him, Soro must run after the feathered thief, meeting friendly animals and learning important lessons along the way.

Synopsis:

Soro's parents give him a lucky grain of corn, but a bird steals it away. Soro runs after the bird, meeting many friendly animals and people along the way. When he finally catches up with the bird, Soro learns that magic is not always where we think it is. A beautiful, magical tale drawn from the richness of African culture and folklore, with rhythmic text and stunning, vibrant illustrations.

About the Author

Veronique Tadjo is an award-winning writer, illustrator, and painter from the Ivory Coast who studied English and African-American literature and civilization. In addition to her children's books, she has written novels, poetry, and essays, and has edited anthologies of African writing.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781840592795
Author:
Tadjo, Veronique
Publisher:
Milet Publishing
Translator:
Greatorex, Gisela
Author:
Tadjo, VC)Ronique
Author:
Greatorex, Gisela
Location:
London
Subject:
General
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Bilingual books
Subject:
German language edition
Subject:
General Foreign Language Study
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
Nr. 155
Publication Date:
20000101
Binding:
Paperback
Illustrations:
full-color illus throughout
Pages:
24
Dimensions:
9.75 x 10 in
Age Level:
04-08

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Product details 24 pages Milet Publishing - English 9781840592795 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Soro's parents give him a lucky grain of corn, but a bird steals it away. Soro runs after the bird, meeting many friendly animals and people along the way. When he finally catches up with the bird, Soro learns that magic is not always where we think it is. A beautiful, magical tale drawn from the richness of African culture and folklore, with rhythmic text and stunning, vibrant illustrations.
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