Item #138323 TALES FROM THE STORY HAT. Verna Aardema.


Illustrated by Elton Fax. Introduction by Augusta Baker, storytelling and group work specialist, the New York Public Library. Pp. 72, text illustrations (some full and one double page), bibliography, glossary; wide post 4to; pictorial papered boards, lightly soiled and worn, the backstrip slightly faded; bookseller's sticker at foot of upper free endpaper; Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, New York, n.d.[1960s]. Ninth impression. *First published in 1960, this was Verna Aardema's first book, adapted from African folk tales. Her 1975 book Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears, illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon, was awarded the Caldecott Medal. Elton Fax (1909-1993) was an A frican A merican illustrator and cartoonist. Item #138323

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