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eBook princess gorilla and a new kind of water, a mpongwe tale ePub

by verna aardema

  • ISBN: 0370311809
  • Subcategory: For Children
  • Author: verna aardema
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Dial (1988)
  • Pages: 32
  • ePub book: 1655 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1349 kb
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  • Rating: 4.6
  • Votes: 523

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Verna Norberg Aardema Vugteveen (June 6, 1911 – May 11, 2000), best known by the name Verna Aardema, was an American writer of children's books. Princess Gorilla and a New Kind of Water: A Mpongwe Tale. Pictures by Victoria Chess

Verna Norberg Aardema Vugteveen (June 6, 1911 – May 11, 2000), best known by the name Verna Aardema, was an American writer of children's books. Verna Norberg was born in New Era, Michigan. She graduated from Michigan State University with a . of Journalism in 1934. She worked as a grade school teacher from 1934 to 1973 and became a correspondent for the Muskegon Chronicle in 1951, a job that lasted until 1972, the year before she retired from teaching. Pictures by Victoria Chess. 1st ed. New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, 1988.

Best of Verna Aardema. A humorous folktale from the Mpongwe people of Gabon, Princess Gorilla and a New Kind of Water belongs to that class of tale in which ambitious parents aim too high for their marriageable daughters. Traditional literature, folk tale from Africa, a Mpongwe tale King Gorilla wants to marry his daughter to the best mate in the land, so he challenges the other animals to drink a barrel of "new water" (vinegar). Only one kind of animal figures out a tricky way to do it, but the trick ends up having a lasting effect on that species. Cartoony drawings highlight the funny nature of this folk tale.

King Gorilla decrees that no one may marry his daughter until a suitor strong enough to consume a barrel of strange . A very cute story for young and old alike. Published by Thriftbooks.

King Gorilla decrees that no one may marry his daughter until a suitor strong enough to consume a barrel of strange, intoxicating water is found. com User, 16 years ago. This rhythmic story to keeps cleverness of monkeys while "love conquers all". King Gorilla discovers a keg of vinegar water can marry King Gorilla's beautiful daughter. Catchy) All fail but the clever monkey(s). In the end she only marries for love. A must-do story for you teller of tales!

According to LC, this tale originated in Africa with the Mpongwe people Fortunately, now that the barrel is empty, Princess Gorilla is free to marry her original choice, a young male.

According to LC, this tale originated in Africa with the Mpongwe people. When King Gorilla Finds a barrel of vinegar, he decides that his daughter will marry whatever animal can drink it. Several, from elephant to warthog, fail; by pretending to be just one monkey and each taking a sip, a crowd of Talapoin monkeys succeeds, but is disqualified for cheating and banished to the treetops forever. Fortunately, now that the barrel is empty, Princess Gorilla is free to marry her original choice, a young male gorilla who plays tag with her-and loves her.

Published 1987 by Dial Books for Young Readers in New York About the Book. King Gorilla decrees that no one may marry his daughter until a suitor strong enough to consume a barrel of strange, intoxicating water is found.

Published 1987 by Dial Books for Young Readers in New York.

Verna Norberg Aardema Vugteveen, best known by the name Verna Aardema (6 June 1911 - 11 May 2000) was an American author of children's books. Pictures by Victoria Chess

Verna Norberg Aardema Vugteveen, best known by the name Verna Aardema (6 June 1911 - 11 May 2000) was an American author of children's books. Born in New Era, Michigan she graduated from Michigan State University with a . She worked as a grade school teacher from 1934 to 1973 and became a correspondant for the Muskegon Chronicle in 1951, which lasted until 1972, the year before she retired from teaching elementary school.

Verna Norberg Aardema Vugteveen (June 6, 1911 – May 11, 2000), best known by the name Verna Aardema, was an American writer of children's books. Rabbit Makes a Monkey of Lion: A Swahili Tale Pictures by Jerry Pinkney. New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, 1989.

Find nearly any book by Verna Aardema (page 2). Get the best deal by comparing prices from over . Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. Oh Kojo! How Could You! by Verna Aardema. Traveling to Tondo: A Tale of the Nkundo of Zaire. ISBN 9780606060653 (978-0-606-06065-3) Demco Media, 1994. "Princess Gorilla and a New Kind of Water: A Mpongwe Tale. She worked as a grade school teacher from 1934 to 1973 and became a correspondent for the Muskegon Chronicle in 1951, which lasted until 1972, the year before she retired from teaching elementary school.

Princess gorilla and a new kind of water. Illustrated by Victoria Chess. Ages 4 to 8) Here's a stylishly retold African fable. King Gorilla decides that his daughter will marry whoever can drink the contents of the new water barrel (it's vinegar!). The talapoin monkeys do it, but by cheating. The princess marries the gorilla of her dreams. THE WING ON A FLEA: A Book About Shapes. Written and illustrated by Ed Emberley. Ages 4 to 8) In this droll 1961 book about shapes, fleas' wings and birds' beaks are triangles.

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Keth Keth
I LOVED THIS BOOK AND SO DID MY KIDS.
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This rhythmic story to keeps cleverness of monkeys while "love conquers all". King Gorilla discovers a keg of vinegar water. He challenges anyone who can drink this new kind of water..can marry King Gorilla's beautiful daughter. (Catchy) All fail but the clever monkey(s). In the end she only marries for love.
A must-do story for you teller of tales!