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Beat the Story-Drum, Pum-Pum

Bryan, Ashley

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ISBN 10: 0689307691 / ISBN 13: 9780689307690
Published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers
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Title: Beat the Story-Drum, Pum-Pum

Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fair

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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Here are five Nigerian folktales, retold in language as rhythmic as the beat of the story-drum, and illustrated with vibrant, evocative woodcuts.

About the Author:

Ashley Bryan grew up to the sound of his mother singing from morning to night, and he has shared the joy of song with children ever since. A beloved illustrator, he was recently named a Newbery Honoree for his picture book, Freedom Over Me. He has also been the recipient of the Coretta Scott King—Virginia Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award; the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award; has been a May Hill Arbuthnot lecturer; a Coretta Scott King Award winner; and the recipient of countless other awards and recognitions. His books include Freedom Over Me; Sail Away; Beautiful Blackbird; Beat the Story-Drum, Pum Pum; Let It Shine; Ashley Bryan’s Book of Puppets; and What a Wonderful World. He lives in Islesford, one of the Cranberry Isles off the coast of Maine.

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