The Story of Little Black Sambo

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Filiquarian Publishing, LLC., 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 47 pages
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The Story of Little Black Sambo is a popular children's story authored by Helen Bannerman. This story was written by Bannerman, a Scot, while living in India. Although the book doesn't contain any racial overtones, it has been known as a controversial book due to the original illustrations in early european and american editions which gave the character an african look. In reality, this popular fairy tale is about a young boy in India and his adventures.
 

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User Review  - patties911 - Overstock.com

I first read this as a child at my grandmothers and was delighted to find in print again. This was a gift for my greatnephew. This edition is much nicer than the one I read as a child. The book is nicely bound with large jewel colored illustrations. Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

This review is for this edition. Christopher Bing's illustrations are gorgeous. The story is allowed to be an outright fantasy (after all, the boy is African but the parents, tigers, jungle, and food ... Read full review

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