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Created: 14th August, 2015

African Tales

Author: Gcina Mhlophe
Illustrator: Rachel Griffin
Publisher: Barefoot

These traditional stories from the length and breadth of Africa are retold by a renowned South African storyteller. Each of the eight stories is prefaced by an introduction to the country from which it comes revealing many fascinating cultural details and there is also a contextualising map of the continent. Each is set against a cloth background displaying beautifully crafted illustrations created mainly from fabrics and beads.

See also: Tales from Africa by K.P. Kojo (9780141373072), Puffin Classics £6.99

 

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