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The lonely lioness and the Ostrich chicks

a Masai tale

by Verna Aardema

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Published by A.A. Knopf ; Distributed by Random House, Inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Masai (African people) -- Folklore,
    • Folklore -- Africa

    • About the Edition

      In this retelling of a Masai tale, a mongoose helps an ostrich get her chicks back from the lonely lioness who has stolen them.

      Edition Notes

      Statementretold by Verna Aardema ; illustrated by Yumi Heo.
      ContributionsHeo, Yumi, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.A213 Lo 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1121674M
      ISBN 100679869344, 0679969349
      LC Control Number94048449

      In this Tonga tale from Aardema (The Lonely Lioness and the Ostrich Chicks, p. , etc.), a rabbit connives and trades with her friends for a drink of water, only to discover that a lie ``may travel far, but the truth will overtake it.'' The book opens when Rabbit tries to sneak a drink of water from a hole she didn't help dig. unique spin on the concept of bravery, Lizzy the Lioness is a timely picture book in an The Lonely Lioness and the Ostrich Chicks Loito and the Lioness: How the Masai and the lions became friends (Volume 1) Lioness Arising: Wake Up and Change Your World Born Free: A Lioness of Two Worlds Abducted (Lizzy.

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      A lonely lioness steals four ostrich chicks to raise as her own while distraught Mother Ostrich enlists the help of gazelle, hyena, jackal, and mongoose to get her chicks back. The magic gourd A tale from Mali about Brother Rabbit and Chameleon who teach a greedy king the importance of generosity and friendship. “The Lonely Lioness and the Ostrich Chicks: A Masai Tale,” which she illustrated in , was named a New York Times Outstanding Illustrated Book. In addition, her artwork appears in “One Afternoon” and “Father’s Rubber Shoes,” as well as three traditional Korean tales, “The Rabbit’s Judgment,” “The Rabbit’s Escape.


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