Terrible Tales of Africa by Clare Hibbert


Terrible Tales of Africa by Clare Hibbert

The myths and legends of Africa are a rich source of storytelling, culture and history. Children will meet characters like Anansi, a crafty jackel and a seven-headed serpent. Some they will be familiar with and some they may discover for the first time! Told in a humorous style but these books are jam-packed with facts about the beliefs of ancient cultures. A variety of imaginative visual and textual devices are used to great effect. For example, some stories are styled as newspaper reports, while others are made to look like recipes. A series of six books, Monstrous Myths will bring out the humour, horror and heroism of some fantastic stories.

About the Author

CLARE HIBBERT has written more than 200 information books for children. History and natural history are her favourite topics. She has been shortlisted for the Aventis Junior Science Prize, highly commended by the Geographical Association, commended by NASEN and won Practical Pre-School Gold Awards. She lives in Kent with her husband, two children and a rather pesky lurcher.

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32 pages


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Publication date

23rd October 2014



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