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Author Green, Jen.
Title West African myths / by Jen Green.
Pub Info New York : Gareth Stevens Pub., 2010.
book jacket
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 291 GRE     AVAILABLE
Descript 48 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 28 cm.
Series Myths from around the world
Myths from around the world.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 47), filmography (p. 47), and index.
Contents Iyadola's babies -- Languages and people -- Lost and found -- Oral history -- Seven sons for seven virgins -- Nomads in the Sahara -- Emperor and the magician -- Along the Niger -- Two brothers quarrel -- Voodoo and slavery -- Anansi and the rubber man -- Trickster tales -- Sky-food, yams, and cocoyams -- Igbo have no kings -- Price of heaven -- Yoruba and its gods -- Mermaid and the chameleon -- Making textiles -- Dancing with spirits -- Masks and masquerades.
Summary Briefly describes the history, geography, and society of West African cultures; explains concepts found within their folklore and mythology; and presents several myths.
Subject Mythology, West African -- Juvenile literature.
Folklore -- Africa, West -- Juvenile literature.
Mythology, West African.
Folklore -- Africa, West.
ISBN 9781433935367 (library binding)
1433935368 (library binding)
9781433935374 (pbk.)
1433935376 (pbk.)
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