Why the crab has no head: an African tale

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Carolrhoda Books,
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IL: LG - BL: 3.8 - AR Pts: 0.5
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AD: Adult Directed 690L
"The appealing tale is simply told and well presented in clear, easy-to-read type with each page handsomely framed in patterns of animals, birds, and geometric designs. The effect is brilliant". -- The Horn Book (3/88)
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Grouped Work ID 056c1006-dbff-c39c-a2a4-2aba44a8dcf4
Grouping Title why the crab has no head an african tale
Grouping Author knutson barbara
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display_description Retells the African folktale from the Bakongo people of Zaire in which Crab's pride influences his creator, who leaves Crab without a head to make him humble.
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primary_isbn 9780876143223
publishDate 1987
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subject_facet Crabs -- Folklore, Crabs -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature, Creation -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature, Folklore -- African, Folklore -- Congo (Democratic Republic)
title_display Why the crab has no head : an African tale
title_full Why the crab has no head : an African tale / retold and illustrated by Barbara Knutson
title_short Why the crab has no head :
title_sub an African tale
topic_facet African, Crabs, Creation, Folklore