‘This collection is both welcome and original.’ Books for Keeps (May 2007)
‘Veronique Tadjo’s balanced story collection would make a useful addition to any class library or staffroom bookshelf.’ www.writeaway.org
‘A charming selection of short stories from Africa, ranging from the traditional to the modern. It includes many stories that were originally told in the oral tradition.’ Junior Education (July 2007)
‘Every reader will find a story that intrigues them.’ School Librarian (May 2007) Product Description
A wonderful collection of short stories, both traditional and modern, by 12 authors from all across Africa. Old fables that have been passed down through the decades sit alongside contemporary tales, giving a stirring insight into the continent and its storytelling tradition. The book includes maps and is boldly illustrated by Veronique herself, giving it an authentic ethnic feel.