Sense Pass King: A Story from Cameroon
Holiday House, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
Deep in the forest, in the land of seven villages, there lived an extraordinary child. Her brilliance was so dazzling and her gifts so exceptional that the villagers called her Sense Pass King, because she had more sense than even the king. When news of the girl reached the jealous king, he became enraged, and so began a fierce battle between might and wits that would determine the girl's fate and the kingdom's future.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing
Ma'antah - a prodigiously clever young girl who arouses the jealousy of the king of the land of the seven villages, when she is given the nickname "Sense Pass King" - survives numerous attempts on her ... Read full review
Review: Sense Pass King: A Story from CameroonUser Review - Kristie Oke - Goodreads
This book has rich illustrations and a strong female main character, even though the original story has a male main character. It reveals that the Cameroon people value honesty, wisdom, and wit. I ... Read full review