When Lion Could Fly: And Other Tales from Africa

When Lion Could Fly And Other Tales from Africa This unusual volume combines animal tales from African folklore with facts about the animals native either to Africa s grasslands or its rainforests Supplementing each tale is a table of facts about t

  • Title: When Lion Could Fly: And Other Tales from Africa
  • Author: Nick Greaves
  • ISBN: 9780812016253
  • Page: 130
  • Format: Paperback
  • This unusual volume combines animal tales from African folklore with facts about the animals native either to Africa s grasslands or its rainforests Supplementing each tale is a table of facts about the story s leading animal A map of Africa shows where the animals live and migrate.

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    • Anja says:

      The name of the story that I read is “How Serval Got His Spots” and since this is a fable, there isn’t a author. This fable was told by the Ndebele people which is a community of people in Africa. The genre of this book is Folklore and the sub genre of this story is Fables. I chose to read this story for my English Presentation, since our unit is about fables. This particular story is retold by Nick Greaves.This story explains how Servals got their spots. The setting of this book is In Afr [...]

    • Eamon says:

      When Lion Could Fly: And Other Tales from AfricaBy Nick Greaves3 StarsThis book comes under the Book Blog Bingo Board catergory of ' A book of short stories'. This book contains many myths and legends from the tribes of Africa. A majority of the stories have a moral or conflict in them that is overcome. All of the stories are to do with animals or the 'first man and woman' of Africa. In some of the stories the animals have problems between themselves and inn other stories the animal/s help a hum [...]

    • Katarina says:

      A collection of folk stories from Africa interspersed with factual data on the animals figuring in the stories, this book fascinated me as a kid. I've always loved folk stories and the window into another world that they can provide, and as an animal lover, the facts were every bit as fascinating to me as stores about tricksters and human-animal cooperation.

    • Bernadette says:

      Absolutely beautiful illustrations accompany these African tales! I appreciated the informative facts about the various animals at the end of stories - this helps the book appeal to children who enjoy both fiction and nonfiction.

    • LeAnne says:

      Thirty fascinating animal stories from African mythology plus facts and habitat information. Beautifully done book that combines lovely illustrations and high interest stories with non-fiction information.

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