Grannie and the Jumbie: A Caribbean Tale

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Emanuel hear about ghost, spirit, and Jumbie once in a while.Emanuel, he say one day, "Why I should be scare dis way?"

Emanuel is tired of being lectured by his grandmother. "Jumbie dis an' Jumbie dat, an't'row de salt over you left shoulder." He doesn't believe Grannie's old-fashioned superstitions -- until one day evil Jumbie pays him a visit!

This brilliantly illustrated story captures the vibrancy of Caribbean folklore. Each piece of fabric is from the author's native St. Thomas and is infused with the island's cultural traditions.

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About the Author:

Margaret M. Hurst grew up on St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. She is a teacher at the Pratt Institute and Parsons School of Design as well as a head of the Passalacqua School for professional artists. Grannie and the Jumbie is her first picture book.

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