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Author Cole, Johnnetta B., compiler.
Title African proverbs for all ages / collected by Johnnetta Betsch Cole and Nelda LaTeef ; illustrated by Nelda LaTeef.
Pub Info New York, NY : Roaring Brook Press, 2021.
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Edition First edition.
Descript 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm
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Summary "It has been said that a proverb is a short sentence based on long experience. African Proverbs is An Oprah Book about the power of proverbs, how they evolve over time, and the wisdom of various cultures in Africa. Whether you're young or old, proverbs can open your mind to new ways of seeing the world. We underestimate children, assuming they are incapable of understanding metaphor and deeper meaning. Children learn in multiple ways, but for each method by which they learn, they need engaged imagination and ignited visual sensibilities. And as adults, we underestimate ourselves when we allow our lives to be about practical matters only. Proverbs can stir our soul and spark our imagination." -- Provided by publisher.
Audience Ages 4 to 8 Roaring Brook Press.
Grades 2-3 Roaring Brook Press.
Subject Proverbs, African -- Juvenile literature.
Proverbs, African.
Africa -- Folklore.
Genre Picture books for children.
Picture books.
Add Author LaTeef, Nelda, 1958- compiler, illustrator.
ISBN 9781250756060 hardcover
1250756065 hardcover
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