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When Mamy Wata, the queen of all waters, finds a supposedly frightening monster crying in his cave, she is touched by his tears and wonders how she can make him happy again.
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Veronique Tadjo is an award-winning writer, illustrator, and painter from the Ivory Coast who studied English and African-American literature and civilization. In addition to her children's books, she has written novels, poetry, and essays, and has edited anthologies of African writing.Review:
"Dazzlingly vibrant picture books based on the culture of African storytelling. The stories are appealing to all and an absolute pleasure to read as a family." —The Parents' Guide
"Absolutely delightful, refreshing picture-story books . . . enriched by the immediacy and directness of the author's style and by the infectious use of rhythmic language. The publishers are to be congratulated on producing such beautiful, full-color, stitched paperbacks on quality art paper. Very highly recommended." —The School Librarian
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Book Description Milet Publishing, 2000. Paperback. Condition: New. Bilingual. Seller Inventory # DADAX1840592737
Book Description Milet Publishing, 2000. Condition: New. Veronique Tadjo (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M1840592737