Ages 8 and up

Product Code: 8330
ISBN: 9781782853596
Format: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Barefoot Books
Pages: 96
Availability:In stock
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Price: $16.99

Get swept away by 8 traditional tales from 8 different African nations retold by master storyteller Gcina Mhlophe, a well-known South African activist, actor, poet, playwright and director.

Mhlophe provides a fascinating, fact-filled introduction to each story about the country it comes from to boost young readers' reading comprehension, global awareness and geography knowledge. The stories include:

- Nolwandle, Girl of the Waves (Namibia)
- Makhosi and the Magic Horns (Malawi)
- Masilo and Masilonyana (Lesotho)
- The Great Hunter (Swaziland)
- Sea Wind (Senegal)
- Ananse and the Impossible Quest (Ghana)
- The Story of the Wise Mother (Sudan)
- Everything Changes, Everything Passes (Ethiopia)

With the author's keen insight and Rachel Griffin's delicate embroidered illustrations, this anthology is truly one-of-a-kind.

Ages 8 and up


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Contents
Welcome to Africa

Namibia
Nolwandle, Girl of the Waves
Malawi
Makhosi and the Magic Horns
Lesotho
Maliso and Masilonyana
Swaziland
The Great Hunter
Senegal
Sea Wind
Ghana
Ananse and the Impossible Quest
Sudan
The Story of the Wise Mother
Ethiopia
Everything Changes, Everything Passes

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