From Ghana to Nigeria to the
Congo, this book delights us with traditional tales from Africa.
In the Nigerian tale "The Wedding Basket", a rich man learns the value
of respect and dreams. A man learns the importance of keeping quiet
in a tale from "The Talking Skull" from Cameroon. I invite you to
lose yourself in these tales from Africa.
excitement you’ll find between the covers of this book! Donna Washington
is a storyteller who shares her favorite tales in this collection of stories
from the many different regions of Africa. Travel the dusty African roads
to meet tricksters and wise men who share some very valuable lessons of
life proving that people are much the same no matter where they live.
(Jean B. Bellavance for Pennsylvania
Young Reader's Choice Awards, 2005-2006)