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When the World Began By Elizabeth Laird

When the World Began
by Elizabeth Laird

These stories, collected on the author's travels in Ethiopia, are about animals and hunters, cunning and trickery, love and goodness. Similar to those of Aesop, the Bible and Grimm, the tales are some of the oldest in the world.
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"Twenty pourquoi tales, myths, and extended jokes paint a picture of a vibrant culture, open to the world around it.... The fluid recountings read aloud or tell equally well.... Deep-hued oil pastels and jewel-toned watercolors have a sense of volume and heft.... well-rounded collection... A solid
addition to most folktale collections."--School Library Journal


"Twenty pourquoi tales, myths, and extended jokes paint a picture of a vibrant culture, open to the world around it.... The fluid recountings read aloud or tell equally well.... Deep-hued oil pastels and jewel-toned watercolors have a sense of volume and heft.... well-rounded collection... A solid
addition to most folktale collections."--School Library Journal

"Twenty pourquoi tales, myths, and extended jokes paint a picture of a vibrant culture, open to the world around it.... The fluid recountings read aloud or tell equally well.... Deep-hued oil pastels and jewel-toned watercolors have a sense of volume and heft.... well-rounded collection... A solid addition to most folktale collections."--School Library Journal


"Twenty pourquoi tales, myths, and extended jokes paint a picture of a vibrant culture, open to the world around it.... The fluid recountings read aloud or tell equally well.... Deep-hued oil pastels and jewel-toned watercolors have a sense of volume and heft.... well-rounded collection... A solid addition to most folktale collections."--School Library Journal


Additional information

GOR001620042
When the World Began: Stories Collected in Ethiopia by Elizabeth Laird
Elizabeth Laird
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Oxford University Press
2000-07-01
96
0192745352
9780192745354
N/A
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