A Pride of African Tales (Hardcover)
Product Descriptionby Donna L. Washington,
Ages 6-10 Grades 1-5
This treasure trove of lavishly illustrated stories comes from different regions in Africa. "Anansi" from Ghana; "The Boy Who Wanted the Moon" from the Congo; "Shansa Mutongo Shima" from the Democratic Republic of the Congo; "The Wedding Basket" set in Nigeria; "The Talking Skull" from Cameroon, and others. Each tale reflects the rhythms and cadences of the storyteller's muse. Readers will discover that despite the variety, these stories about human foibles hold universal truths for everyone, everywhere.