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Mzimba and the crowned cranes

Pascal Mashiri

Mzimba and the crowned cranes

by Pascal Mashiri

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Published by READ Educational Trust in Braamfontein .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tales -- Africa,
  • Folklore -- Africa,
  • Reading -- Aids and devices,
  • English language -- Study and teaching (Primary)

  • About the Edition

    Mzimba finds that a gift can be burden to the person it is given to. Based on a traditional folktale from Kenya

    Edition Notes

    Statementre-told by Pascal Mashiri ; illustrated by Barbara McGuire
    SeriesREAD Afrika-tale
    ContributionsMcGuire, Barbara, READ Educational Trust
    The Physical Object
    Pagination21 p. :
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15487603M
    ISBN 101874830940
    OCLC/WorldCa58480341

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