Africa

21218 The Raven and Other Fairy Tales. Payne

The Raven and Other Fairy Tales.

Four African tales illustrated by Payne include the title story, The Queen Bee, Clever Beauty and Dapplegrim, Tales that were first told and illustrated for children in the Sewanee Kindergarten and Nursery School Note: This book has been SOLD.

$22.00

 

Daba's Travels from Ouadda to Bangui (Les Randonees de Daba).

Born in the Central African Republic, the author held several degrees and at the time this book was published taught in Laval University in Quebec. This is a recollection of his childhood and youth.
Note: This book has been sold.

$12.00

 

Tom-Toms in Kotokro.

The exciting adventure of a Polish father and son, seeking safety in the jungles of the Ivory Coast, and Yago, exiled by his tribe.

$12.00

 

Birthday.

Javaka's family has left America for a " 'fantasied situation, happening in no particular place' where people live together in harmony and dignity" (flap). It's his birthday .. time for a party! Thick outlines define the deep, bright colours.

$8.00

 

The Fortune-Tellers.

Wonderfully detailed and colourful pictures of traditional village life in the Cameroon, and a warm and funny story of a carpenter who falls into the profession of fortune-teller. Note: This book has been SOLD.

$10.00

 

The Rain-God's Daughter and other African Fairy Tales, including tales from Jackanory.

"Here my tale! Let it come from me to you!" Wrong Way Round Country, Little Men on Kilimanjaro, The Great Greedy Beast, Praise Be to Cat, The Drinking Hole, My Berries, (title), Magic Bird, Rabbit and Elephant.

$20.00

 

Songs and Stories from Uganda by Serwadda, Dillons, illustrators.

Songs and Stories from Uganda.

Songs and stories transcribed and edited, with music by Hewitt Pantaleoni. NOTE: This book has been sold.

$12.00

 

The Pineapple Child by Peggy Appiah, Mora Dickson, ill.

The Pineapple Child and other Tales from the Ashanti.

Stories told to the author's husband by fellow political detainees. Appiah, the daughter of Sir Stafford Cripps, says she is constantly amazed by the inventiveness and humour of these folk stories, still very much a part of Ghanian life today.

$20.00

 

Tales of Mogho by Frederic Guirma.

Tales of Mogho.

"African stories from the Upper Volta" of West Africa. Note: This Book Has Been Sold.

$8.00

 

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