Where the leopard passes a book of African folk tales. by Geraldine Elliot

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Published by Schocken Books in New York .

Written in English

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  • Tales -- Africa, East.

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A collection of traditional tales from the Ngoni people of East Africa explaining the characteristics of various animals.

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StatementIllustrated by Sheila Hawkins.
ContributionsHawkins, Sheila, ill.
LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.E54 Wh3
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Paginationvii, 133 p.
Number of Pages133
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17758212M

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