Africa

6128 Jungle People - Louise and Richard Floethe.

Jungle People.

"Story of the Brave Blacks at Suriname," who escaped plantation slavery, stood up to government soldiers, and learned to survive in the jungle. Floethe's intricate, rhythmic watercolours show the daily life of these people and their African traditions. Binding is too tight to scan full pictures.

$18.00

 

21754 East African Why Stories - Pamela Ogot.

East African Why Stories.

Stories told to the author by her grandmother. Simple stories for early readers.  Note: This book has been SOLD

$22.00

 

Daba's Travels from Ouadda to Bangui (Les Randonees de Daba).

Born in the Central African Republic, the author held several degrees and at the time this book was published taught in Laval University in Quebec. This is a recollection of his childhood and youth.
Note: This book has been sold.

$12.00

 

Tom-Toms in Kotokro.

The exciting adventure of a Polish father and son, seeking safety in the jungles of the Ivory Coast, and Yago, exiled by his tribe.

$12.00

 

Birthday.

Javaka's family has left America for a " 'fantasied situation, happening in no particular place' where people live together in harmony and dignity" (flap). It's his birthday .. time for a party! Thick outlines define the deep, bright colours.

$8.00

 

The Fortune-Tellers.

Wonderfully detailed and colourful pictures of traditional village life in the Cameroon, and a warm and funny story of a carpenter who falls into the profession of fortune-teller. Note: This book has been SOLD.

$10.00

 

16371 The Rain-God's Daughter and other African Fairy Tales, - Williams-Ellis.

The Rain-God's Daughter and other African Fairy Tales

"Here my tale! Let it come from me to you!" Wrong Way Round Country, Little Men on Kilimanjaro, The Great Greedy Beast, Praise Be to Cat, The Drinking Hole, My Berries, (title), Magic Bird, Rabbit and Elephant.  Note: This book has been SOLD

$18.00

 

Songs and Stories from Uganda by Serwadda, Dillons, illustrators.

Songs and Stories from Uganda.

Songs and stories transcribed and edited, with music by Hewitt Pantaleoni. NOTE: This book has been sold.

$12.00

 

The Pineapple Child by Peggy Appiah, Mora Dickson, ill.

The Pineapple Child and other Tales from the Ashanti.

Stories told to the author's husband by fellow political detainees. Appiah, the daughter of Sir Stafford Cripps, says she is constantly amazed by the inventiveness and humour of these folk stories, still very much a part of Ghanian life today.

$20.00

 

Tales of Mogho by Frederic Guirma.

Tales of Mogho.

"African stories from the Upper Volta" of West Africa. Note: This Book Has Been Sold.

$8.00

 

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