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golden swan and other tales

Larweh Therson-Cofie

golden swan and other tales

32 new age tales from Ghana

by Larweh Therson-Cofie

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Afra Golden Age Publications in Tema, Ghana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana.
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- Ghana.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLarweh Therson-Cofie.
      SeriesAfrican fireside story series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR351.6 .T48 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination118 p. :
      Number of Pages118
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL869805M
      ISBN 109964917783
      LC Control Number95154785
      OCLC/WorldCa33399012

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        The Happy Prince and Other Tales/The Remarkable Rocket. The sledge was shaped like a great golden swan, and between the swan's wings lay the little Princess herself. Her long ermine cloak reached right down to her feet, on her head was a tiny cap of silver tissue, and she was as pale as the Snow Palace in which she had always lived. Golden Fowls and other tales of magical birds abused by their beneficiaries edited by D. L. Ashliman. The Magic Swan (A European Tale) THERE were once upon a time three brothers, of whom the eldest was called Jacob, the second Frederick, and the youngest Peter. This youngest brother was made a regular butt of by the other two, and they treated.

      The swan thought, “If I give them one after another my golden feathers, the mother can sell them. She and her daughters can live in comfort with the money raised from it”. After thinking this, the swan flew away to the poor woman’s house. Book Information. Title: The Elephant's Friend And Other Tales From Ancient India. Author: Williams, Marcia. Isbn: Draws eight stories from well-known collections of Indian folktales--Hitopadesha tales, Jataka tales, and Panchantra tales--and presents them with cartoon-like illustrations.


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Condition: New. Leather Binding on Spine and Corners with Golden Leaf Printing on round Spine. Reprinted in with the help of original edition published long back []. This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed.

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