Library:ADCLP/Beat the story drum, pum-pum

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Beat the story drum, pum-pum / retold and illustrated by Ashley Bryan.

Summary

Five Nigerian stories: Hen and Frog -- Why Bush Cow and Elephant are bad friends -- The husband who counted the spoonfuls -- Why Frog and Snake never play together --How animals got their tails.

Keywords

Nigeria., Nigeria. Folklore, Tales

Reading Levels

Ages 9 - 12 / Grades 4 - 7

Awards

  • ALA Notable Books for Children and Young Adults, 1980
  • Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award, 1981
  • Parents' Choice Award for Illustration in Children's Books (honor), 1980

Publication History

  • New York : Atheneum, 1980. 68 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. ISBN 0689307691

References