Black fairy tales.

by Terry Berger

Publisher: Atheneum in New York

Written in English
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  • Africa, Southern.,
  • South Africa.,
  • Africa, Southern


  • Tales -- Africa, Southern.,
  • Fairy tales -- Africa, Southern.,
  • Folklore -- South Africa.,
  • Fairy tales.,
  • Blacks -- Africa, Southern -- Folklore.

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Princes, princesses, kings, and queens wear beautiful animal skins, live in kraals, and meet fearful ogres in these ten fairy tales from the Swazi, Shangani, and "Msuto peoples of South Africa.

Edition Notes

StatementDrawings by David Omar White.
ContributionsWhite, David Omar, illus., Bourhill, E. J.
LC ClassificationsPZ8.B449 Bl
The Physical Object
Pagination137 p.
Number of Pages137
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5693494M
LC Control Number70075517

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