Library:ADCLP/A wave in her pocket : stories from Trinidad

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A wave in her pocket : stories from Trinidad / by Lynn Joseph ; illustrated by Brian Pinkney.

Summary

On the island of Trinidad, Tantie tells the children six stories, some originating in the countries of West Africa, some in Trinidad, and some in her own imagination. Contents: A soucouyant dies -- Ligahoo -- The graveyard jumblies -- Simon and the big joke -- A wave in her pocket -- The bamboo beads.

Keywords

Trinidad folklore

Reading Levels

Ages 8 - 12 / Grades 3 - 7

Publication History

  • New York : Clarion Books, 1991. ix, 51 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. ISBN 0395544327 OCLC 21970329