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Kings, gods & spirits from African mythology

Knappert, Jan.

Kings, gods & spirits from African mythology

by Knappert, Jan.

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Published by Schocken Books, Douglas & McIntyre in New York, Vancouver .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology, African -- Juvenile literature,
  • Mythology, African

  • About the Edition

    A collection of African myths, legends and fables about gods, spirits, ghosts, heroes, and animals.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesKings, gods, and spirits from African mythology.
    Statementtext by Jan Knappert ; illustrations by Francesca Pelizzoli.
    SeriesWorld mythologies series
    ContributionsPelizzoli, Francesca, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2400 .K58 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination92 p. :
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2721917M
    ISBN 100805240187, 0888945302
    LC Control Number86015432

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