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Beat the story-drum, pum-pum / retold and illustrated by Ashley Bryan.

By: Bryan, Ashley.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : London : Aladdin Books ; Collier Macmillan, 1987, c1980Edition: 1st Aladdin Books ed.Description: 68 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780812454086 :; 0812454081 :.Subject(s): Tales -- Nigeria | Folklore -- NigeriaDDC classification: J/398./209/669 | E Online resources: Publisher description
Contents:
Hen and Frog -- Why Bush Cow and Elephant are bad friends -- The husband who counted the spoonfuls -- Why Frog and Snake never play together -- How animals got their tails.
Awards: Coretta Scott King Award, illustrator, 1981.Summary: Five traditional Nigerian tales include "Hen and Frog," "Why Bush Cow and Elephant are Bad Friends," "The Husband Who Counted the Spoonfuls," "Why Frog and Snake Never Play Together," and "How Animals Got Their Tails."
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Juvenile non-fiction
Juvenile non-fiction J TALE 398.2 BRY (Browse shelf) Available 31562014391512
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"An ALA notable book"--P. 4 of cover.

Five traditional Nigerian tales include "Hen and Frog," "Why Bush Cow and Elephant are Bad Friends," "The Husband Who Counted the Spoonfuls," "Why Frog and Snake Never Play Together," and "How Animals Got Their Tails."

Hen and Frog -- Why Bush Cow and Elephant are bad friends -- The husband who counted the spoonfuls -- Why Frog and Snake never play together -- How animals got their tails.

Coretta Scott King Award, illustrator, 1981.

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