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Fire Came to the Earth People: A Dahomean Foltale

Written & illustrated by Susan L. Roth
Published by St Martins Pr
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Chameleon and Tortoise combine their efforts to capture fire from the selfish Moon-god Mawu, in this colorful adaption of the West African folktale

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Susan L. Roth

Susan Roth has been making acclaimed children’s books for years, using her distinct collaging art style to bring them to life. She received the Sibert Medal for her book, Parrots over Puerto Rico, which she co-wrote with Cindy Trumbore. Some of her other recent titles she has illustrated include See You Later, Amigo!: an American border tale, Prairie Dog Song (which she also co-wrote), and Plants and Animals. She lives in Queens, New York.

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ISBN:
9780312017231
Publication Date:
July 1, 1988

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