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The Resource African myths and legends, retold by Kathleen Arnott ; illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe

African myths and legends, retold by Kathleen Arnott ; illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe

Label
African myths and legends
Title
African myths and legends
Statement of responsibility
retold by Kathleen Arnott ; illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Many stories about magic and animals from different parts of Africa
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Arnott, Kathleen
Dewey number
398.096
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ8.1.A73
LC item number
Af2
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kiddell-Monroe, Joan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Legends
  • Folklore
Target audience
juvenile
Label
African myths and legends, retold by Kathleen Arnott ; illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes bibliographical resources (p. [212])
  • Illustrations on lining papers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why the dog is the friend of man (Bushong, Congo) -- The man who learned the language of the animals (Akan, Ghana) -- Tortoise and the lizard (Bantu, East/Central Africa) -- The rubber man (Hausa, northern Nigeria) -- Tortoise and the baboon (Nyanja, Nyasaland) -- Spider and the lion (Hausa, northern Nigeria) -- Thunder and lightning (Ibibio, eastern Nigeria) -- Why the crab has no head or how the first river was made (Ikom, eastern Nigeria) -- A test of skill (Hausa, northern Nigeria) -- The tale of the superman (Hausa, northern Nigeria) -- Why the bush-fowl calls at dawn and why flies buzz (Ikoi, eastern Nigeria) -- Spider and Squirrel (Akan, Ghana) -- Unanana and the elephant (Zulu, South Africa) -- Spider's web (Tiv, central Nigeria) -- The magic horns (Xhosa, South Africa) -- Snake magic (Swahili, East Africa) -- Hare and the corn bins (Fulani, northern Nigeria) -- What the squirrel saw (Mongo, Congo) -- Hare and the hyena (Bantu, East/Central Africa) -- The calabash children (Chaga, Tanganyika) -- The blacksmith's dilemma (Baganda, Uganda) -- The magic drum (Yoruba, western Nigeria) -- Why the sun and moon live in the sky (Ibibio, eastern Nigeria) -- The monkey's heart (Swahili, East Africa) -- The children who lived in a tree-house (Kamba, Tanganyika) -- Why the bat flies at night (Ibibio, eastern Nigeria) -- Tug of war (Bantu, East/Central Arrica) -- The discontented fish (Fulani, Senegal) -- Hallabau's jealousy (Hausa, northern Nigeria) -- Goto, king of the land and the water (Fulani, northern Nigeria) -- The singing drum and the mysterious pumpkin (Bantu, East/Central Africa) -- The snake chief (Xhosa, South Africa) -- The two brothers (Zulu, South Africa) -- Fereyel and Debbo Engal the witch (Fulani, Gambia)
Control code
ocm00486137
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
211 pages
Lccn
63007590
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
398.2096 AR66 ; P ; XX-JN/HQ-JHN ;(SMS) ; SJ (Local) ; DonationSchmidt9/05.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 486137
  • (Sirsi) 486137
  • (OCoLC)486137
Label
African myths and legends, retold by Kathleen Arnott ; illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes bibliographical resources (p. [212])
  • Illustrations on lining papers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why the dog is the friend of man (Bushong, Congo) -- The man who learned the language of the animals (Akan, Ghana) -- Tortoise and the lizard (Bantu, East/Central Africa) -- The rubber man (Hausa, northern Nigeria) -- Tortoise and the baboon (Nyanja, Nyasaland) -- Spider and the lion (Hausa, northern Nigeria) -- Thunder and lightning (Ibibio, eastern Nigeria) -- Why the crab has no head or how the first river was made (Ikom, eastern Nigeria) -- A test of skill (Hausa, northern Nigeria) -- The tale of the superman (Hausa, northern Nigeria) -- Why the bush-fowl calls at dawn and why flies buzz (Ikoi, eastern Nigeria) -- Spider and Squirrel (Akan, Ghana) -- Unanana and the elephant (Zulu, South Africa) -- Spider's web (Tiv, central Nigeria) -- The magic horns (Xhosa, South Africa) -- Snake magic (Swahili, East Africa) -- Hare and the corn bins (Fulani, northern Nigeria) -- What the squirrel saw (Mongo, Congo) -- Hare and the hyena (Bantu, East/Central Africa) -- The calabash children (Chaga, Tanganyika) -- The blacksmith's dilemma (Baganda, Uganda) -- The magic drum (Yoruba, western Nigeria) -- Why the sun and moon live in the sky (Ibibio, eastern Nigeria) -- The monkey's heart (Swahili, East Africa) -- The children who lived in a tree-house (Kamba, Tanganyika) -- Why the bat flies at night (Ibibio, eastern Nigeria) -- Tug of war (Bantu, East/Central Arrica) -- The discontented fish (Fulani, Senegal) -- Hallabau's jealousy (Hausa, northern Nigeria) -- Goto, king of the land and the water (Fulani, northern Nigeria) -- The singing drum and the mysterious pumpkin (Bantu, East/Central Africa) -- The snake chief (Xhosa, South Africa) -- The two brothers (Zulu, South Africa) -- Fereyel and Debbo Engal the witch (Fulani, Gambia)
Control code
ocm00486137
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
211 pages
Lccn
63007590
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
398.2096 AR66 ; P ; XX-JN/HQ-JHN ;(SMS) ; SJ (Local) ; DonationSchmidt9/05.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 486137
  • (Sirsi) 486137
  • (OCoLC)486137

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