Tale of a crocodile
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Tale of a crocodile from a Congo folktale by Ann Kirn

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Published by W. W. Norton in New York .
Written in English



  • Congo (Democratic Republic)


  • Folklore -- Congo (Democratic Republic)

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When selfish old Crocodile will not move off the plantain which Rabbit would like for lunch, Rabbit realizes that he cannot rely on the other animals to scare Crocodile back to the river; so he calls his family together and they do the job themselves.

Edition Notes

Statementwritten and illustrated by Ann Kirn.
LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.K64 Tal
The Physical Object
Pagination[32] p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5603735M
LC Control Number68010717

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