Beat the story-drum, pum-pum

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Atheneum, Jun 30, 1987 - Juvenile Fiction - 68 pages
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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.

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User Review  - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing

Acclaimed African-American children's author and artist Ashley Bryan - whose other folklore collections include The Ox of the Wonderful Horns and Other African Folktales and The Lion and the Ostrich ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Five more transplanted African folktales, equipped, for reading aloud, with much pum-pum, uh-huh, and a little be-bop, by the author/artist of The Ox of the Wonderful Horns. The idiom is less African ... Read full review


Hen and Frog
The Husband Who Counted
How Animals Got Their Tails

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Ashley Bryan was born in Harlem and grew up in the Bronx. He was educated at the Cooper Union Art School and Columbia University, and went to Europe on a Fulbright scholarship to study art.

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