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Product Description: Seaching the sky for a familiar star, an old man encounters a mysterious boy, Kileken. As he comes to love the boy as a son, he agrees to let him keep the one thing he owns: a secret.
By Paul Morin (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780395720790 | Reprint edition (Sandpiper, February 1, 1995), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: This East African tale follows the story of Kileken, a strange boy with unusual powers, who finds a home with an old man who comes to love him as a son

Reinforced:

9780606079778 | Demco Media, March 1, 1995, cover price $15.80 | About this edition: This East African tale follows the story of Kileken, a strange boy with unusual powers, who finds a home with an old man who comes to love him as a son

Prebinding:

9781435278219 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, May 16, 2008), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Seaching the sky for a familiar star, an old man encounters a mysterious boy, Kileken.

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Little Oli wants to be big enough to go bird hunting with his brother Mbachu but has to take a nap instead

Paperback:

9780395845158 | Houghton Mifflin, January 1, 1997, cover price $3.82 | About this edition: Little Oli wants to be big enough to go bird hunting with his brother Mbachu but has to take a nap instead

School and Library:

9780395674031 | Clarion Books, December 1, 1994, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Little Oli wants to be big enough to go bird hunting with his brother Mbachu but has to take a nap instead

Reinforced:

9780606111225 | Demco Media, February 1, 1997, cover price $14.77 | also contains Big Boy | About this edition: Little Oli wants to be big enough to go bird hunting with his brother Mbachu but has to take a nap instead

Prebinding:

9781435278202 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, May 16, 2008), cover price $17.40 | also contains Big Boy

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Set in contemporary Tanzania, a variation on a traditional tale describes how a young girl learns a lesson in patience when a spirit woman sends her to get three whiskers from a lion. Reprint.
By Tololwa Marti Mollel and Linda Saport (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780618689262 | Reprint edition (Sandpiper, February 13, 2006), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Set in contemporary Tanzania, this variation on a traditional tale describes how a young girl learns a lesson in patience when a spirit woman sends her to get three whiskers from a lion.

School and Library:

9780395918098 | Clarion Books, January 17, 2000, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Set in contemporary Tanzania, this variation on a traditional tale describes how a young girl learns a lesson in patience when a spirit woman sends her to get three whiskers from a lion.

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In a lively African folktale, a small rabbit tries to outsmart a mighty leopard who wants to eat her for dinner.

School and Library:

9780823415274 | Holiday House, September 1, 2000, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Juhudi the rabbit is able to outsmart a vain and hungry leopard with the help of her friends, Fuko the mole and a lake full of dancing hippos.

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A variety of animals try to help a hare get rid of the mysterious intruder who has taken over her house

Paperback:

9780618051564 | Houghton Mifflin, August 21, 2000, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: A variety of animals try to help a hare get rid of the mysterious intruder who has taken over her house

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A vibrant and exciting story follows Saruni as he visits the market and sees a vast array of wonderful things he would like to purchase, especially the red and blue bicycle he has been saving for, but when he learns he does not have enough money for the bicycle, determination and generosity save the day!
By Earl B. Lewis (illustrator) and Tololwa Marti Mollel

School and Library:

9780395751862 | Clarion Books, August 23, 1999, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A Tanzanian boy saves his coins to buy a bicycle so that he can help his parents carry goods to market, but then he discovers that in spite of all he has saved, he still does not have enough money

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An adaptation of a folktale from southern Africa, in which a magical bird helps a kind young girl get back her people's stolen cattle from Makucha the monster

Hardcover:

9780395829080 | Clarion Books, January 1, 1999, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: An adaptation of a folktale from southern Africa, in which a magical bird helps a kind young girl get back her people's stolen cattle from Makucha the monster

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Salome takes a moment out of her singing and dancing to free a trapped crocodile, but instead of being grateful, he traps Salome, and when Salome makes her escape with the help of a friendly pigeon, the crocodile ends up back where he was.
By Tololwa Marti Mollel and Donna Perrone (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780395829097 | Clarion Books, October 1, 1998, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: When the crocodile she has rescued tricks her, little Salome must use some cunning of her own to escape becoming his next meal

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Kitoto the mouse goes in search of the mightiest being on all of Earth, and after going to the river, the sun, the wind, and the mountain, he is surprised to find out who the mightiest being really is
By Kristi Frost (illustrator) and Tololwa Marti Mollel

Hardcover:

9780773730199 | Fitzhenry & Whiteside Ltd, September 1, 1998, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Kitoto the mouse goes in search of the mightiest being on all of Earth, and after going to the river, the sun, the wind, and the mountain, he is surprised to find out who the mightiest being really is

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When all the animals in the forest laugh at Kobe the tortoise because he thinks he would make the best king, they later learn there is more to being a good king than having a fearsome roar

Hardcover:

9780773730038 | Fitzhenry & Whiteside Ltd, March 1, 1998, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: When all the animals in the forest laugh at Kobe the tortoise because he thinks he would make the best king, they later learn there is more to being a good king than having a fearsome roar

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Mbeku, the greedy tortoise, gets himself invited to the banquet in Skyland, but is trapped with no way to get back to Earth in this Igbo tale of why the tortoise has a checkered shell

Hardcover:

9780195409901 | Stoddart Kids, January 1, 1998, cover price $14.95
9780395688458 | Clarion Books, August 1, 1994, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Mbeku, the greedy tortoise, gets himself invited to the banquet in Skyland, but is trapped with no way to get back to Earth in this Igbo tale of why the tortoise has a checkered shell

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A young Tanzanian boy named Yoanes overcomes his fear of the scariest place on his grandparents' farm, the spooky shed, when he follows Kele, his grandmother's hen, to see where she lays her eggs.

Hardcover:

9780525675006 | Dutton Childrens Books, June 1, 1997, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: A young African boy who lives with his grandparents on their coffee farm follows their hen in order to find out where she is hiding her eggs

Unwilling to share his feast, Ananse the spider tricks Akye the turtle so that he can eat all the food himself, but Akye finds a way to get even

Paperback:

9780618195985 | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, May 20, 2002), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Unwilling to share his feast, Ananse the spider tricks Akye the turtle so that he can eat all the food himself, but Akye finds a way to get even

Miscellaneous:

9780547562629 | Houghton Mifflin, April 17, 1997, cover price $6.95 | also contains Ananse's Feast: An Ashanti Tale

School and Library:

9780395674024 | Clarion Books, April 17, 1997, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Unwilling to share his feast, Ananse the spider tricks Akye the turtle so that he can eat all the food himself, but Akye finds a way to get even

Reinforced:

9780606245470 | Demco Media, September 1, 2002, cover price $14.70 | also contains Ananse's Feast: An Ashanti Tale | About this edition: Unwilling to share his feast, Ananse the spider tricks Akye the turtle so that he can eat all the food himself, but Akye finds a way to get even

This East African tale follows the story of Kileken, a strange boy with unusual powers, who finds a home with an old man who comes to love him as a son

Paperback:

9780395720806 | Pap/cas edition (Clarion Books, July 1, 1995), cover price $8.95

School and Library:

9780899199856 | Clarion Books, March 1, 1991, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: This East African tale follows the story of Kileken, a strange boy with unusual powers, who finds a home with an old man who comes to love him as a son

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All the animals of the jungle set out to prove that they are cleverer than the king by undertaking a difficult task, the creation of a robe of smoke, and no one succeeds, except for the lowly tortoise, in a retelling of a Cameroon folktale.

Hardcover:

9780395644805 | Clarion Books, March 1, 1993, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The king challenges the animals in his kingdom to prove their wisdom by making him a robe of smoke, but only the tortoise is able to satisfy him

When a proud and vain princess loses her hair--her most prized possession--a beggar boy named Muoma helps her to learn the meaning of generosity.

Paperback:

9780816728169 | Troll Communications Llc, January 1, 1993, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: The efforts of a kind-hearted beggar boy bring an end to the drought that has plagued the kingdom of a haughty princess.

School and Library:

9780816728152 | Troll Communications Llc, January 1, 1993, cover price $18.60 | About this edition: The efforts of a kind-hearted beggar boy bring an end to the drought that has plagued the kingdom of a haughty princess.

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A tiny bat brings rain and fruitfulness to the parched African forest, in a Maasai story that explains why bats only venture out at night and why the sun pauses for an instant each evening before sinking below the horizon.
By Tololwa Marti Mollel and Beatriz Vidal (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780316578134 | Little Brown & Co, May 1, 1992, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A tiny bat brings rain and fruitfulness to the parched African forest, in a Maasai story that explains why bats only venture out at night and why the sun pauses for an instant each evening before sinking below the horizon

When a mysterious and ferocious-sounding monster takes up residence in the hare's den, all the animals are terrified, and only a tiny frog is brave and clever enough to unmask the bully, in a whimsical folktale from the Maasai people of East Africa.

Hardcover:

9780395607343 | Clarion Books, March 23, 1992, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A variety of animals try to help a hare get rid of the mysterious intruder who has taken over her house

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