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The Resource Behind the back of the mountain : Black folktales from southern Africa, Retold by Verna Aardema ; Pictures by Leo and Diane Dillon

Behind the back of the mountain : Black folktales from southern Africa, Retold by Verna Aardema ; Pictures by Leo and Diane Dillon

Label
Behind the back of the mountain : Black folktales from southern Africa
Title
Behind the back of the mountain
Title remainder
Black folktales from southern Africa
Statement of responsibility
Retold by Verna Aardema ; Pictures by Leo and Diane Dillon
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Ten folk legends from southern Africa include Hottentot, Zulu, and Bantu tales
Cataloging source
DLC
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Aardema, Verna
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dillon, Leo
  • Dillon, Diane
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tales
  • Folklore
  • Tales
  • Africa, Southern
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Behind the back of the mountain : Black folktales from southern Africa, Retold by Verna Aardema ; Pictures by Leo and Diane Dillon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 83-85)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Little hen eagle (Zulu) -- The trick on the trek (Bushman) -- Tshinyama's heavenly maidens (Tshindao) -- How Blue Crane taught Jackal to fly (Hottentot) -- The winning of Kwelanga (Zulu) -- Sebgugugu the glutton (Bantu) -- This for that (Thonga) -- Tsui and the great beast (Zulu) -- Saso and Gogwana the witch (Tshindao) -- The house in the middle of the road (Zulu)
Control code
ocm00600270
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
85 pages
Lccn
72007602
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Behind the back of the mountain : Black folktales from southern Africa, Retold by Verna Aardema ; Pictures by Leo and Diane Dillon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 83-85)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Little hen eagle (Zulu) -- The trick on the trek (Bushman) -- Tshinyama's heavenly maidens (Tshindao) -- How Blue Crane taught Jackal to fly (Hottentot) -- The winning of Kwelanga (Zulu) -- Sebgugugu the glutton (Bantu) -- This for that (Thonga) -- Tsui and the great beast (Zulu) -- Saso and Gogwana the witch (Tshindao) -- The house in the middle of the road (Zulu)
Control code
ocm00600270
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
85 pages
Lccn
72007602
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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