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magic calabash, and other stories

Jane Meiring

magic calabash, and other stories

by Jane Meiring

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Published by Mambo Press in Gwelo [Rhodesia] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] Jane Meiring. Illus. by Catherine Miles-Knolles.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.M51587 Mag
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5336981M
LC Control Number72190346

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In my year of reading one book a day, I have read some great collections of short stories. Short stories are like magic: they conjure up within moments an entire world of being, and convey within just a few pages a truth about love, friendship, sorrow, or joy. The best of the best short story writers give us the the truth with a punch of beauty, an illusion of ease, and the impact of forever.   I read "Moonhag and the Monster Monkey" with a smile on my face! Janet really has a way with words that children love. This African tale is a great introduction to two of the characters in "Kubuka and the Magic Calabash" - also by Janet. I read this book to my kids as a bedtime story - they thought it was fantastic!5/5(2).

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