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    Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale

    Aardema, Verna.

    Reveals the meaning of the mosquito's buzz.

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    The origin of life on earth : an African creation myth

    Anderson, David A., 1930-

    Retells the Yoruba creation myth in which the deity Obatala descends from the sky to create the world.

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    The ox of the wonderful horns, and other African folktales

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    Bury my bones but keep my words : African tales for retelling

    Fairman, Tony.

    A collection of thirteen traditional tales from various regions of Africa, including "The Man with a Tree on His Head," "There's One Day for the Victim," and "The Two Swindlers."

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    A ring of tricksters : animal tales from America, the West Indies, and Africa

    Hamilton, Virginia.

    Twelve trickster tales that show the migration of African culture to America via the West Indies.

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    Folk tales & fables of the Middle East and Africa

    Ingpen, Robert R.

    Stories from the Middle East covering a time span of three thousand years, and from Africa.

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    Anansi and the talking melon

    Kimmel, Eric A.

    Anansi, a clever spider, tricks Elephant and some other animals into thinking the melon in which he is hiding can talk.

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    Anansi goes fishing

    Kimmel, Eric A.

    Anansi the spider plans to trick Turtle into catching a fish for his dinner, but Turtle proves to be smarter and ends up with a free meal. Explains the origin of spider webs.

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    The name of the tree : a Bantu folktale

    Lottridge, Celia Barker.

    When the other animals fail at the task, the slow but wise turtle finds a way to obtain the bountiful fruits of a magic tree.

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    The fire children : a West African creation tale

    Maddern, Eric.

    A retelling of the West African tale about the creation of the world and all its different peoples.

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    "I am not afraid!" : based on a Masai tale

    Mann, Kenny.

    After a visit from a hungry demon, a boy learns courage from his older brother.

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    Anansi the spider : a tale from the Ashanti

    McDermott, Gerald.

    In trying to determine which of his six sons to reward for saving his life, Anansi the Spider is responsible for placing the moon in the sky.

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    Misoso : once upon a time tales from Africa

    A collection of twelve folktales from different parts of Africa.

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    Nelson Mandela's favorite African folktales

    A collection of traditional stories from different parts of Africa, featuring varied characters and themes--some familiar, some newer.

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    Anansi time

    Norfolk, Bobby, 1951-

    Bobby Norfolk retells traditional Anansi stories he learned during a visit to an obscure African village.

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    Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears

    Norfolk, Bobby, 1951-

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    Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears ...and more stories from Africa

    Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears: A tall tale sets off a chain of mishaps in the jungle. Will the jungle creatures ever get the story straight? A story, a story: Once, all the stories in the world belonged to Nyanme, the Sky God. He kept them in a box beside his throne. But Ananse, the Spider Man, wanted them - and caught three sly creatures to get them. Who's in Rabbit's house?: Rabbit has a problem - someone is inside her house and won't let her in. Can the leopard, rhino or elephant help Rabbit get in her house?.

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