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The Resource The cow-tail switch, and other West African stories, by Harold Courlander and George Herzog ; drawings by Madye Lee Chastain

The cow-tail switch, and other West African stories, by Harold Courlander and George Herzog ; drawings by Madye Lee Chastain

Label
The cow-tail switch, and other West African stories
Title
The cow-tail switch, and other West African stories
Statement of responsibility
by Harold Courlander and George Herzog ; drawings by Madye Lee Chastain
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Humorous and ironical folk tales revealing the customs and thought of the West Africans
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
087991
Cataloging source
OCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1908-1996
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Courlander, Harold
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
720
Intended audience source
Lexile
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1901-1983
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Herzog, George
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tales, African
  • Folklore
  • Folklore
  • Newbery honor book
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The cow-tail switch, and other West African stories, by Harold Courlander and George Herzog ; drawings by Madye Lee Chastain
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Africa is many things" -- Cow-tail switch -- Kaddo's wall -- Talk -- One you don't see coming -- Kassa, the strong one -- Anansi's fishing expedition -- Younde goes to town -- Singing tortoise -- Time -- Messenger to Maftam -- Guinea fowl and rabbit get justice -- Anansi and Nothing go hunting for wives -- How Soko brought debt to Ashanti -- Hungry spider and the turtle -- Throw mountains -- Ansige Karamba, the glutton -- Don't shake hands with everybody
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
143 p.
Isbn
9780805002980
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
86046267
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780805002980
  • (OCoLC)16117381
Label
The cow-tail switch, and other West African stories, by Harold Courlander and George Herzog ; drawings by Madye Lee Chastain
Publication
Contents
Africa is many things" -- Cow-tail switch -- Kaddo's wall -- Talk -- One you don't see coming -- Kassa, the strong one -- Anansi's fishing expedition -- Younde goes to town -- Singing tortoise -- Time -- Messenger to Maftam -- Guinea fowl and rabbit get justice -- Anansi and Nothing go hunting for wives -- How Soko brought debt to Ashanti -- Hungry spider and the turtle -- Throw mountains -- Ansige Karamba, the glutton -- Don't shake hands with everybody
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
143 p.
Isbn
9780805002980
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
86046267
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780805002980
  • (OCoLC)16117381

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