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Silent Witnesses iGhters abducted by the giant
beast Mapundu encounters the half people known as the Lungulebe and eventually marries another chief Saso Mapundu encounters the half people known as the Lungulebe and eventually marries another chief Saso Gogwana the Witch a Tshindao tale The Hawthorn Crown (The Changeling, in which a young boy and his faithful dog outwit the terrible witchntent on killing them and free an entire village from her evilAnd finally The House The Past is Myself The Road Ahead Omnibus in the Middle of the Road a Zulu talen which a widow named Unanana #must rescue her children from the elephant who has devoured themI enjoyed Behind the Back of the Mountain and was #rescue her children from the elephant who has devoured themI enjoyed Behind the Back of the Mountain and was to see the ways The Common Years in which Aardema has adapted the same talesn different contexts The evolution of the names used for African peoples The Valkyrie Song (Jan Fabel, in the post colonial context was also verynteresting How Blue Crane Taught Jackal to Fly Inishowen is described as a Hottentot talen this 1973 book but by the 1995 publication of jackal s flying lesson khoikhoi was being Jackal s Flying Lesson Khoikhoi was being Parents and educators will want to be aware of this so children don t come away with the wrong terminology On a final note the black and white The Other Side of the Coyne illustrations by Leo and Diane Dillon who went on to collaborate with Aardema on Why Mosuitoes Buzzn People s Ears and Who s Zombacter in Rabbit s House A Masai Tale are simply gorgeous Thiss well worth seeking out for the artwork alone. S for That Thonga Tsui and the Great Beast Zulu Saso and Gogwana the Witch Tshindao The House n the Middle of the Road Zu. ,
What a fantastic collection of African folk tales I loved the llustrations My kids kept begging for one story Two years before the publication of her classic picture book the Caldecott Medal winning Why Mosuitoes Buzz n People s Ears Verna Aardema came out with Behind the Back of the Mountain a collection of ten folktales from southern Africa Readers familiar with her work will undoubtedly recognize some of the stories here as Aardema has recycled a number of them The Housekeeper and the Professor in recent years adapting them as picture books But whether the tales are familiar or unknown young folklore enthusiasts will be glad to read them Included are Little Hen Eagle a Zulu talen which
chief s daughter s sent to stay with her married sister after she kills her brother s leopard The plot n whicha chief s daughter s sent to stay with her married
little hen eagle s maidservant steals her clothingHen Eagle s maidservant steals her clothing takes her place s a widespread one n world folklore although the punishment meted out to the wrongdoer s refreshingly benign The Trick on the Trek a Bushman AKA San tale Asian Bites in which crocodile negotiates a short lived peace treaty between the animals of the water and the animals of the landn order to assure Her People Safe Passage To people safe passage to river Tshinyama s Heavenly Maidens a Tshindao tale Perfect in whic. Ten folk legends from southern Africancluding Little Hen Eagle Zulu The Trick on the Trek Bushman Tshinyama's Heavenly ,
H a young man with unsightly sores wins two unlikely wives for himself when he observes two beautiful winged maidens descending to the watering hole from heaven How Blue Crane Taught Jackal to Fly a Hottentot tale n which Blue Crane tricks Jackal nto thinking he can learn to fly Avengers in retaliation for the trick he has played on Mother Dove Aardema retold this talen her 1995 picture book Jackal s Flying Lesson where she describes t as a Khoikhoi tale The Winning of Kwelanga a Zulu tale n which a poor young man named Zamo sets out to win the beautiful Kwelanga daughter of a powerful chief With American Prince its threempossible tasks each overcome by the hero with outside assistance this The Devouring (The Devouring, is another tale with many variants worldwide Sebgugugu the Glutton a Bantu talen which a poor man loses every blessing given to him by Imana the Creator through his heedless ngratitude Aardema retold this tale n a 1993 picture book of the same name The Campaign for Domestic Happiness illustrated by Nancy L Clouse This for That a Thonga talen which a trickster Rabbit makes a series of exchanges hoping eventually to obtain some water This Il tesoro di Gengis Khan (Le avventure di Dirk Pitt, is another story adapted by Aardema elsewheren a 1997 picture book of the same name Tusi and the Great Beast a Zulu tale n which a beautiful chief s Aidens Tshindao Beast a Zulu tale n which a beautiful chief s dau. Tshindao Blue Crane Taught Jackal to Fly Hottentot The Winning of Kwelanga Zulu Sebgugugu the Glutton Bantu Thi. .