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Favorite African folktales

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Published by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- Africa.,
    • Folklore -- Africa.

    • About the Edition

      A collection of some of the oldest African tales, selected by Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa, which presents such themes as cunning animals, magic spells, and people who change forms.

      Edition Notes

      Other titlesMadiba magic: Nelson Mandela"s favourite stories for children., Nelson Mandela"s favorite African folktales.
      Statementedited by Nelson Mandela.
      ContributionsMandela, Nelson, 1918-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1 .F237 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination240 p. :
      Number of Pages240
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3294474M
      ISBN 100393326241
      LC Control Number2004015494

      Accompanied by dozens of enchanting, specially commissioned color paintings, Favorite African Folktales--culled from African countries as far-flung as Morocco, Nigeria, Uganda, and Kenya--presents a fountain of precious knowledge that will be treasured by children, as well as adults, for years to ry: Books. - Picture books of African folktales and legends. See more ideas about Folk tales, African, Picture book pins.

        Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales audiobook, by Nelson Mandela Winner of the Audie for Audiobook of the Year, Nelson Mandela’s Favorite African Folktales is an extraordinary audiobook featuring Gillian Anderson, Benjamin Bratt, LeVar Burton, Ricardo Chavira, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon, Whoopi Goldberg, Sean Hayes, Hugh Jackman, Samuel L. Jackson, LaTanya /5.   Woodard and her husband Roderick Spencer are Founders and Board Members of Artists for a New South Africa. She is the director, a producer, and a performer for the Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales audiobook.

      Captain Arthur Owen Vaughan collected tales when he was a soldier in Africa. Folklorist Andrew Lang also published several African folk tales in his fairy books. Animals are prominent in African folk tales, especially the monkey, elephant, lion, and giraffe, though other animals have their part as well. The Guardian of the Pool: A Story From Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales by Nelson Mandela and Gillian Anderson and © Tafelberg Publishers, Ltd., .


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It brings some of the wonderful folktales of Africa to a wider global.Author: Nelson Mandela; Publisher: W. W. Norton ISBN: Category: Juvenile Fiction Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Presents thirty-two favorite African folktales as selected by the Nobel Laureate, complemented by specially commissioned paintings, in a collection that includes the tales of Simba the Kenyan lion, Zulu tricksters, and the Khoi fable about how animals acquired.All eyes looked to South Africa for the World Cup in From folktales to soccer stories to Nelson Mandela's childhood, these books offer a wonderful introduction to South Africa's people and natural environment.

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